Amid fish and bare feet, MBTA riders question air quality
- MBTA riders say a lot of negative things about the T, but is it really polluting the environment its passengers share? Some of those voicing their complaints on Twitter this week seemed to think so.
To be fair, its passengers are responsible for some of that pollution, including the some serious fouling of the air:
- — Tashia G. (@HipsAndHangers)Sat, Jul 13 2013 12:45:37Taking the bus I used to take to work. It's freezing and smells terrible. I definitely do not miss this commute! #MBTAannoy
- — Jules Wang (@greenpoint0)Wed, Jul 17 2013 05:37:53If this is the way I'm going to class from now on, lord help everyone and my hygiene budget. #mbtaannoy WAIT THEY JUS- never min-NO WAI...
- Jules posted that last tweet on Wednesday, but it looks like by Friday he had found a solution:
- Some of the T's air pollution problems likely being with poor decisions about discarding trash:
- — Liz (@EchoEchoCharlie)Fri, Jul 12 2013 15:49:57
- JustGngr sounded like he was ready to carelessly toss some trash after discovering that was just what his Charlie Card had become:
- Aromas aren't the only negative element the MBTA and its passengers can add to the air around them: there's also the problem of noise pollution:
- But what would you call this? Piscine pollution?
- — Katedavis (@katethe___great)Thu, Jul 18 2013 06:26:50
- And is heat pollution a thing? Temperature pollution?
- — Frederica Bimmel (@FredericaBimmel)Mon, Jul 15 2013 19:55:52Nothing like being on a sweltering train that's hotter than the outside temp. Please fix the AC in train 3829A! #mbtaannoy
- — Red Line Commuter (@RedLineCommuter)Tue, Jul 16 2013 09:10:18
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