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T’s Route 28 ride isn’t so smooth

New hybrid vehicles haven’t quelled discontent with transit service

Two months ago, the MBTA rolled out newhybrid gas-electric buses on Route 28 to serve transit users in Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan. Two months ago, the MBTA rolled out newhybrid gas-electric buses on Route 28 to serve transit users in Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan. (David L. Ryan/ Globe Staff)
By Meghan E. Irons
Globe Staff / September 14, 2010

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When the MBTA recently rolled out 25 new hybrid gas-electric buses on Route 28, the agency said they would make commuting easier for riders in Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan, where residents have long clamored for quicker, easier rides to points across the city. The 60-foot buses were billed as quieter, safer, and more fuel efficient. Plus, they can pack on ... (Full article: 862 words)

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