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Riders Wholly Unamused By Threat of MBTA Service Cuts

Riders Wholly Unamused By Threat of MBTA Service Cuts. Unsurprisingly, while everybody is happy to agree that the T needs helps, no one actually wants […]

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Don't Complain About the MBTA Fare Hikes

Here are two related facts: 1. The MBTA proposed a package of fare hikes and service cuts yesterday, which could jack up subway fares by […]

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Don't Complain About the MBTA Fare Hikes

Here are two related facts: 1.  The MBTA proposed a package of fare hikes and service cuts yesterday, which could jack up subway fares by […]

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Your Money or Your Bus

This week, the MBTA released two scenarios to deal with a projected FY13 budget deficit of $161 million. Scenario 1 fills the gap with close […]

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Creative Problem Solving: MBTA to Put Ads to Charlie Cards

Creative Problem Solving: MBTA to Put Ads to Charlie Cards. Booking progress for solutions that will rid the MBTA of its projected $161 million budget […]

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With MBTA Fare Hikes Looming, Passengers Remain in Furious Denial

With MBTA Fare Hikes Looming, Passengers Remain in Furious Denial. Unmoved by the MBTA’s crippling $8 billion debt and the fact that we still pay […]

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Gentlemen Riders of the MBTA, Get Ready for Your Close-Up

Attractive male passengers riding the MBTA — how’d you like to see your photographs posted online with witty captions about your jawline? Like it or […]

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MBTA: September, October Ridership Highest in History

MBTA: September, October Ridership Highest in History. As if we didn’t really notice, with trains and buses packed like sardine cans — so much that, […]

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Radioactive Truck Shuts Down Haymarket MBTA Station

Radioactive Truck Shuts Down Haymarket MBTA Station. The truck, which was carrying material used in portable x-rays and giving off low levels of radiation, detoured […]

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Take the T Tour!

There was an item in Globe reporter Eric Moskowitz’s Starts and Stops column yesterday about how the MBTA is now offering tours to the public […]

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Four Charged in Million-Dollar MBTA Pass Scam

Four Charged in Million-Dollar MBTA Pass Scam. After hacking into the MBTA pass machine to produce literally tens of thousands of free passes, they proceeded […]

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Challenging the Primacy of the Automobile

If perhaps you hadn’t noticed, Boston has been slowly moving toward dropping the automobile as the end-all and be-all of urban transportation. Three news stories […]

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Is the MBTA's 'Be Nice' Campaign Actually Working?

We’ve all seen the not-so-new-anymore MBTA ads, where mock headlines ask us to give up our seats to preggo ladies, cover our mouths when we […]

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Timing the MBTA's Red Line Shut Down

On Monday I wrote about the MBTA’s decision to shut down the Red Line north of Harvard Square for maintenance work on weekends from November […]

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Why You Should Be Happy About the Red Line Cuts

You could almost hear the collective groan coming from Davis and Porter squares Saturday morning. That was when the news came down that, between November […]