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View of MBTA Harvard Square station on March 29, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ridership has declined sharply due to coronavirus (COVID19) related school closures and people working from home. In response to the virus the MBTA has reduced service and enhanced cleaning protocols.

To say she’s lucky is the understatement of the year. This video is going viral worldwide today that shows a T rider just a step away from a terrible tragedy. This happened at the Harvard station this week. Surveillance video shows just how close of a call this was. They say the panel was probably wet and corroded and weighed about 20 to 25 pounds, according to a Channel 5 report.

Opening Day Photos of Medford T Riders

I don’t know why I find these so compelling! It’s almost like watching that scene in Titanic where riders waived to the crowds at the dock. But it’s not every day the T expands its route.

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