Once you know that the MBTA is Boston's transit authority, this cartoon speaks for itself.

But in case you're interested: Biogen is a big local genetic engineering firm; Thomas Flatley owns and operates 12 shopping centers and malls, seven nursing facilities, 56 office buildings, 14 multifamily complexes totaling 5,600 units, and 15 hotels; Fidelity is a huge local investment firm; and the Museum of Fine Arts, under the leadership of Director Malcolm Rogers, has been criticized for its commercialism (see cartoon from September 18, 1999).

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