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Mind your manners, T urges rude riders

Covers trains, buses with posters on courtesy

Albert Elia with his guide dog, Zion, on a train at Park Street. He said that 30 percent of the time no one offers him a seat. Albert Elia with his guide dog, Zion, on a train at Park Street. He said that 30 percent of the time no one offers him a seat. (Jonathan Wiggs/ Globe Staff)
By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / October 15, 2008

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For generations, it seemed, parents schooled their children in the basics of commuter courtesy, chiding sons and daughters to step aside and surrender seats for the elderly, the infirm, the pregnant. But simple gestures of kindness have mostly gone the way of the nickel fare. Commuters say it's more like bedlam below ground. (Full article: 835 words)

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