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Leominster and Fitchburg’s New Rail-Trail Gets Creative With Winter Maintenance

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Winter can be rough for pedestrians, bicyclists, and anyone attempting to wheel around on sidewalks and bike lanes through the ice and snow.  Even heavily-used trails like the Minuteman Bikeway, which links Cambridge to Bedford, can struggle to maintain paths clear of snow and ice during the winter months:  https://twitter.com/minutemanbiker/status/1617873960603095041?s=20&t=0yE3eUuRMg7ISjf95BuYtw One trail advocacy group in […]
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What It’s Like to Be a Woman Transit Operator

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Editor’s note: A version of this article appeared as part of the Subtext Zine from Transit Center and is republished with permission.  Across the U.S., transit agencies are grappling with a shortfall of operators. These operators — frontline workers that keep buses and trains running are essential to a functioning transit network that actually gets riders where […]