Greater City Providence

T threatens night/weekend service cuts

MBTA 1130 (Rockport Line)

Photo by Voluntary Amputation from Flickr

Ugh.

ProJo and Boston.com report today that the MBTA is considering eliminating night and weekend commuter rail service to help close their bazillion dollar budget deficit. I really don’t have much else to say besides, “ugh.”

One question though, has the Turnpike Authority considered closing the Pike at night and on weekends to save money? I didn’t think so.

Jef Nickerson

Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.

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