When transit systems collapse

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The Boston area transit system used its resources today to salt and shovel the entrances to its subway system, which is closed today.

If you want to get around the country’s 10th-largest metropolitan area, you better own a car today.

More transit: To Save Money on Building Rail, Spend Money on Marketing Buses (NY Times).

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