‘Decade of the Bus,’ Redux:
As I've said before: Buses are a poor man’s subway. A simply executed story that sums it all up.
... Other cities are adding light rail and subways. But the MBTA is doing the complete opposite. It’s not because they’re here to serve us. It’s because they need to stretch dollars for their own long-term self-preservation, similar to the bureaucratic mindset at the Mass Turnpike. ... From a Silver Line rider: "We get the buses, and rail projects get put in other communities. Brookline has three light rail systems and stops all over the place." ...
Here's another simply executed T story
, this one less infuriating in subject. T tokens are like lost socks in the laundry. I don't know how many of both I've lost over the years.