Gosh could it be that “evil” quasi-public transportation agencies actually take initiatives that make life easier, not harder, once in a while? This could be the start of a trend.
But things could improve this week when the Massachusetts Port Authority opens its first so-called cell phone parking lot. Drivers will be allowed to pull into one of the 50 spaces in the lot and wait for up to 30 minutes until the airline passenger calls from the terminal to be picked up.
It doesn’t make increased tolls any easier to swallow, but it would be quite the convenience … if in fact it is what they say it is. That the government/quasi-whatever sometimes over-promises and under-delivers is a truism that’s nearly a cliche. Set skepticism levels to “Doubting Thomas” and … go.