Andrew Johnston has gotten accolades from Grammy-winner Sam Smith, but he keeps getting hassled for his subway and street performances.
The dirty and grimy tunnels are downright embarrassing at times. “It’s unacceptable,” one rider says.
Benefits of increased cooperation could include fare integration and an alternative to the costly Red Line expansion.
Speeding up bus service and reducing costs for lower-income residents would soften the blow.
Advocates want guarantees that transit access will be preserved.
Residents fear limited hours of operation during a pilot program don’t bode well for a permanent return of the routes.