Anger, sense of betrayal on Bus 48

Like on any other day, Bus 48 rolled through the center of Jamaica Plain past the shops and popular restaurants on Centre Street, then turned and passed the rows of houses and apartments on Lamartine before reaching Jackson Square.

But for the dozen or so afternoon passengers, it was no ordinary trip Wednesday afternoon. In addition to their grocery bags, portable push carts, and canes, the mostly older group carried a sense of betrayal: Bus 48 is on the chopping block.

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