MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott held a barn burner of a press conference on that began 30 minutes before Governor Charlie Baker was scheduled to speak on Tuesday.

Baker has been critical of the MBTA in recent days, and by implication Scott. Scott was unbroken and unbowed. Her bottom line is that the T is as much a victim of underfunding as it is of historically punishing snow.

Listen to the full presser at the Scrum blog, where Peter Kadzis offers his immediate impressions (subject to future revision):