MBTA suffers severe delays due to 'rail issues' on first cold day of winter - Metro

January 6, 2016

So much for "winter resiliency" ...

Tranist advocates blamed a lack of maintenance for the problems.

“The system has not been maintained,” TransitMatters Director Jeremy Mendelson said. “Service quality has declined over the years, the many cuts and fare increases have not improved. This is an infrastructure problem. The issues today were nowhere near each other and there isn’t even any snow. These issues are all preventable and it is a result of them not being adequately funded."

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