disco_t0ast t1_ja8ws5b wrote

If you consider the FTA's recent involvement, the T has had federal oversight for some time as well. I can't find the source now but i read a few times that Poftak and Baker went back a ways - so no matter how bad Stevie fucked up the T, he was never getting fired. That's why it's continued to decline. It's no coincidence he gtfo as soon as Maura was taking over.


disco_t0ast t1_ixyyxhe wrote

>There are sensible solutions to this problem. By 2060 we could have every bus and train operated by a clone of Frank Ogelsby - with a Charlie card chip brain implant to ensure loyalty - who simply performs all of the announcements manually, thereby leading to a flawless rendition every time.

>Just uhh… make sure keep an eye on bus 66.

This is the best thing I've read all day.