September 17, 2014
State officials paved the way Wednesday for a new transit link between Boston and Chelsea, approving a $33.7 million contract for the first phase of the Silver Line extension.
September 10, 2014
State officials are contemplating ways to boost ridership on the heels of steady fare increases in recent years.
September 03, 2014
About 2,100 eighth graders will begin taking the T to school this year instead of buses as part of a cost-saving measure.
September 02, 2014
“The Assembly Station is now open,” said Mayor Joe Curtatone. “Those may seem like four small simple words, but getting to this station being built was no small or simple task.”
August 27, 2014
Orange Line trains will begin stopping at the new Assembly station in Somerville with the start of service Tuesday morning.
August 25, 2014
One of six new stations slated for Somerville in the next decade, the city is trying to take advantage of that development opportunity in a way that doesn’t sacrifice the community’s economic diversity.
August 12, 2014
Authorities say 18 people were hurt in a collision between an MBTA bus and a car in Randolph, but none of the injuries appears serious.
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.
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.