MBTA Launches Rider Etiquette Campaign Using ‘Courtesy Critters’

BOSTON (CBS) – The MBTA is launching a new campaign to remind people to be nice.

New “courtesy critters” are being introduced to remind customers of respectful riding habits

Starting Wednesday, crabs, pigs and piglets will remind those on trains and buses not to hog seats, to sneeze into their elbow and to be nice to the operators.

The latest campaign is the fifth in 12 years launched to remind riders to mind their manners but the first time characters have been used to impart a lighter tone.

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