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by Joe Aiello
Northeast Field Coordinator
Two in the last week.
Four in the last four months.
Five (so far) in 2019.
43 in total over the last five years.
Thanks to the Red Line fiasco this week, it’s been reported that the MBTA stands behind only behind the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority has the worst safety record in the country. We are already #1 in the country for worst traffic, maybe this is another top ranking we should NOT be striving for…
SInce activism works in real time, social media was all over this. Yours truly, of course, took part with my fellow transit folks to call attention to the myriad of problems with our current system here in Boston. Sadly, the more we learn about the aftermath of the latest derailment - the more it looks like this is going to take weeks to clear up.
A story in four tweets:
2nd derailment in the last three days. You better believe that the #MBTA is still raising fares on July 1st.
This article first appeared on www.railpassengers.org
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