The boarding process on Boston subway platforms can be so unruly that transit officials have tried taping lines on the platforms to keep new passengers from blocking departing riders. Now the T might borrow a much higher-tech idea from the other side of the world: building a wall to separate riders from arriving trains. You might recognize the concept from transit systems at airports that use glass walls and sliding doors that open only once the vehicle moves in. The technology is also common on ...
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