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Transportation advocates rally at State House for more funding for MBTA

Transportation advocates are demanding more funding after MBTA logged more incidents that are raising safety questions.

Just days after a Red Line train derailment and a broken escalator at Back Bay Station sent nine to the hospital, transportation advocates rallied at the State House Thursday morning demanding Gov. Charlie Baker and the Legislature take immediate action to increase funding and improve safety for the entire MBTA system.

“Let’s be clear, these disasters are not accidents. They are symptoms of the system that has been underfunded for too long,” said Collique Williams of Community Labor United.

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