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Seven should-be habits of highly effective T-riding people

One person’s peaceful commute on the T is another person’s journey to the gaping maw of Hell.
Keep your hands on the pole and not on your neighbor’s ass, bucko.
By SHARON STEEL  |  May 02, 2008
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The trolley Svengali

When the T works, we usually don’t notice. But when it doesn’t, our reaction is swift and severe.
Why Dan Grabauskas might actually fix the T — if he can keep his job
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 30, 2008
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Looking for Charlie

Suppose you want to get a Charlie Card.
Mission: annoying
By ADAM REILLY  |  June 06, 2007
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Take a penny, leave a penny

It is tiny: a piece of copper-plated zinc only 19 millimeters in diameter and 1.5 millimeters thick, weighing just two and a half grams.
Some people really want to get rid of the one-cent coin — will you get screwed if it disappears?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  October 13, 2006