• State House to vote on credit line for MBTA to address safety issues

    12 days ago - By Bésame

    State House lawmakers will vote Thursday to give the MBTA a credit line of $400 million to address the string of recent safety issues.
    A second escalator reversing at an Orange Line station has officials outraged over another safety concern at the MBTA, with legislators planning a hearing to question Charlie Baker's management of the agency.
    MBTA officials said Wednesday that an escalator at the Chinatown MBTA station malfunctioned and abruptly reversed direction from up to down on Sunday evening. Ten passengers were on the escalator and no injuries were reported, unlike a previous...
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