Snow and sleet often leave commuters in eastern Massachusetts with an ugly choice: risk driving to work on dangerous roads, or take a chance on a commuter rail system that has proven unreliable in bad weather. Convincing as many travelers as possible to choose public transportation is undoubtedly the safer option. That’s why the MBTA’s newly announced snow plan for the commuter rail system, to run a lighter schedule on snowy days this winter, is acceptable only as a stopgap measure.
Editorial | MBTA SNOWPLAN
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