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MBTA sought cellphone ban in wee hours after crash

George Rizer/Globe StaffA sign declaring the MBTA's tougher electronic device regulations at a news conference Wednesday. A Green Line crash destroyed three trolleys and injured nearly 50 people May 8. George Rizer/Globe StaffA sign declaring the MBTA's tougher electronic device regulations at a news conference Wednesday. A Green Line crash destroyed three trolleys and injured nearly 50 people May 8. (George Rizer/Globe Staff)
By Noah Bierman
Globe Staff / May 17, 2009

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About 6 1/2 hours after Aiden Quinn tapped out the most infamous text message in the history of the MBTA, the nation's strictest cellphone transit policy was almost a done deal. (Full article: 1104 words)

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