Insider: T Pain


2011 was a rough year for MBTA workers. Check out the numbers:

  • 86 Number of reported assaults on T drivers, January 1 to December 7.
  • 28 Percent increase over the same period in 2010.
  • 28 Percent of those incidents that involved spit.
  • 1 Number of spit samples collected for the MBTA’s new DNA testing program.
  • 0 Number of arrests that have resulted so far from testing.


Source: Boston Inspectional Services