"I would love to ask Eng and/or Healey if they think a bus driver should be able to afford a basic studio or 1 bedroom apartment. If so, when are we going to raise their pay to reflect that? They keep pushing the whole MBTA as a career spiel but nobody is going to take them seriously if they refuse to pay a living wage."
Reader "The Slaw" responded:
"Especially when he required one of the highest salaries of any transit executive in the country in order to take the job. The commonwealth clearly understands that higher pay is necessary to be competitive at the highest level but it never seems to apply that logic for working people, who you know, actually need it."