Robust and reliable service is what keeps the wheels rolling on any public transportation system.
Cuts to that service in order to save money can be a shortsighted and damaging repair.
It was disheartening to hear last week that the MBTA is proposing system-wide reductions in weekend commuter rail service. This would be a piece of a plan to address a projected $42 million budget gap.
Here in Worcester, the proposal hits especially hard.
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