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.
March 04, 2014
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.
February 25, 2014
Martha Coakley says the MBTA Retirement Board should be more transparent.
February 12, 2014
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.
January 30, 2014
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.
January 29, 2014
MBTA workers and their unions say the transit agency’s fleet of new commuter rail cars is plagued with mechanical, engineering, and software problems.
December 04, 2013
Despite fare hikes and money from the state, the MBTA is on course for another multi-million-dollar deficit this fiscal year.
December 03, 2013
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.