The MBTA can be a fickle beast. When you arrive at a subway station or bus stop, you never know if you'll wait two minutes or two hours for your ride to arrive. And once you're on board, will the bus or train speed you directly to your destination? Or will it break down, get caught in traffic, or be subject to a "schedule adjustment" that leaves it stationary while precious minutes of your day tick away?
The most reliable thing about the T may be its unreliability, as some Twitter users pointed out this week: