Nature abhors a vacuum. Right now, @saramorrison a senior writer at boston.com, has filled that vacuum with two pithy back of the napkin modified MBTA maps.
Define thyself, or be defined by others.
GM Bev Scott has made few public statements since quitting last Wednesday – she’s on the job till April 11th. Late today she made news via a conference call and stated that it might take up to 30 days to get the system back up and running.
No Boston Olympics asks, will the Olympics fix the T? They say no. “Boston 2024 is now claiming that it does not need significant transit investment.”
Boston 2014 asserts that only the previously ordered new Red and Organe Line cars are all that is needed.
Even in good weather, how can the system handle the capacity?
Growth of T in a gif from vanshnookenraggen
Update: T also using inmates.
If there was ever a metaphor for what is wrong with the T, this is it.
The MBTA is looking for union members only to shovel out the Red Line from Braintree to JFK.
The irony is Onion-like.
“Updated: Not just anybody can show up to shovel out the Red Line.
The MBTA is working with local unions to get lots of people working to shovel out the Braintree branch of the Red Line tomorrow.
The T contact the Boston Building Trades and the SEIU.”