MBTA WEEDING OUT OBSTRUCTED BUS STOPS
By Andy Metzger
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
BOSTON, FEB. 6, 2017....Light gymnastics and dodging traffic are not part of the typical boarding procedure for MBTA commuters, but after a comprehensive review the transit agency identified 133 bus stops where that might be required.
A review of roughly 7,600 bus stops throughout the sprawling system identified 209 - or just under 3 percent - where there is no accessible path to board from a sidewalk so that passengers must get on and off the bus in the street.
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