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“Safety is not the priority” at MBTA, experts write in scathing new report

(Source: Radio station WBUR, December 9, 2019)

BOSTON — Fiscal belt-tightening, a lack of trust in leadership, and frequent lapses in maintenance and inspections all contributed to a "questionable" approach to safety at the MBTA, an independent panel concluded in an explosive new report. The three outside experts, tapped to review the T after a string of derailments this summer, found that many existing safety issues likely go unreported and that the MBTA does not have a culture in place that focuses enough on avoiding hazards on its core transit system.

Full story: www.wbur.org

Friday, December 13, 2019

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