July 01, 2014
MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott said the contract with Keolis is very different from the previous agreement with MBCR and will focus on rider experience instead of just quantitative performance metrics.
June 30, 2014
Beginning Tuesday, the price of bus and subway rides will rise by 10 cents, increasing to $1.60 and $2.10 respectively.
June 18, 2014
The state auditor’s report showed last-minute changes including extra stairways, larger elevators, and a new roof deck, cost much more than initial plans.
June 17, 2014
MBTA operators can now be fired for possessing a cellphone while on duty. General Manager Beverly Scott says the policy will save “at least a life.”
May 27, 2014
More than 1,000 riders used CapeFLYER train service between Boston and Cape Cod over Memorial Day weekend.
May 27, 2014
The MBTA bus driver who crashed through a guardrail has pleaded not guilty to an obstruction of justice charge.
May 20, 2014
The veteran drive told investigators that she was being bothered by allergies and a sneezing fit caused her to close her eyes, fall to the floor and lose control of the bus.
May 14, 2014
Under the approved proposal, the price of bus and subway tickets will rise by 10 cents, increasing to $1.60 and $2.10 respectively.
May 07, 2014
The protective partitions are being tested as a result of an increasing number of assaults on bus drivers in recent years.
April 30, 2014
The path will be built alongside the Green Line extension project, ultimately creating a continuous route from Bedford to Boston’s Charles River paths via the Minuteman Bikeway, Alewife Linear Park and the Somerville Community Path.
April 16, 2014
The Massachusetts House has approved a bill authorizing the state to borrow nearly $13 billion to jumpstart major transportation projects around the state.
April 16, 2014
The MBTA is rolling out the first of 40 new commuter train locomotives as part of a plan to upgrade its aging fleet.
March 25, 2014
MBTA fares will increase by between 4 and 7 percent on nearly all service options, according to a plan that state officials will present to the public.
March 22, 2014
Beginning Saturday, the normally bustling station is closing for a major renovation that will include a new entrance, new platforms and a larger fare collection area.
March 20, 2014
With a $10 million grant, Boston now has the only such training facility in the country.
March 18, 2014
Silvio Petraglia, chief procurement officer for the MBTA, on Monday upheld the decision to award the $2.68 billion contract to Keolis Commuter Services
March 14, 2014
The driver “failed to operate his trolley in compliance with speed and signal requirements,” a MBTA spokesperson said.
March 13, 2014
Sydely Gardner was fired in 2010 after failing to report an accident involving a pedestrian, but he was reinstated by an arbitrator.
March 10, 2014
The first car of a MBTA Green Line train bound for Riverside crashed into a tunnel wall after derailing between Kenmore and Fenway stations Monday afternoon, leaving at at least seven people with minor injuries.
March 04, 2014
The MBTA announced that no extra commuter rail cars will be added to accommodate the hundreds of riders trying to get from South Station to Hopkinton for 26.2 mile ride to the finish line — a service the transportation agency has provided in the past.
September 24, 2013
Tech tax or not, we need a transportation system worthy of a 21st century economy.
August 01, 2012
Next stop, SpaghettiO’s station? The cash-strapped MBTA is considering selling naming rights for 11 stations. Not so fast, says Ed Fouhy.
December 09, 2010
The MBTA’s General Manager joins us to talk about the new quiet cars, catching fare evaders, and any of your questions.