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Menino could bring his high profile to bear on T's woes; so far, he has not

Mayor Thomas M. Menino is an infrequent T rider and uses a Chevrolet Tahoe hybrid SUV, but aides say his wife often uses public transportation. Mayor Thomas M. Menino is an infrequent T rider and uses a Chevrolet Tahoe hybrid SUV, but aides say his wife often uses public transportation. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/File Photo)
May 3, 2009

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There are few issues more fundamental to Boston's economy and way of life than the health of the MBTA. So it's surprising that Mayor Thomas M. Menino has been so quiet about the potential dual crisis facing transit riders - drastic cuts in service and fare hikes as high as 30 percent. (Full article: 1049 words)

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