BOSTON — 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.
BOSTON — 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.
BOSTON — U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano called the inclusion of the project in the budget “an important step in securing the federal funding necessary” for the transit project.
BOSTON — Martha Coakley says the MBTA Retirement Board should be more transparent.
BOSTON — The Government Center MBTA station will close for two years on March 22 for a $90 million construction project to overhaul the century-old station.
BOSTON — The five-year plan outlines how Massachusetts will spend its transportation funding through mid-2018. Critics say it fails to fund key projects like replacing MBTA buses.
BOSTON — MBTA workers and their unions say the transit agency’s fleet of new commuter rail cars is plagued with mechanical, engineering, and software problems.
BOSTON — Despite fare hikes and money from the state, the MBTA is on course for another multi-million-dollar deficit this fiscal year.
BOSTON — Starting this spring, the MBTA will operate all subway lines and 15 of its most popular bus routes until 3 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
BOSTON — The MBTA says average weekday ridership set a record with more than 1.32 million passenger trips, a more than 4 percent jump over October 2012.