For better or worse, the Red Line is the T’s busiest subway route.
With its antiquated cars—some date from the 1960s—and its antiquated signal system—it dates from the 1970s—the run from Cambridge’s Alewife to both Boston’s Mattapan, via Milton, and Braintree moves about 280,000 people every weekday.
That’s more than twice the population of Cambridge.
So how much does it cost to buy along this seemingly most essential of T routes? This map gives a pretty good idea.Read More