October 23, 2014
Under the plan, the MBTA would close the stops at BU West, St. Paul Street, Pleasant Street and Babcock Street and create two new stops — one just west of the current BU West stop and one between the existing Pleasant Street and Babcock Street locations.
October 23, 2014
The MBTA is working to add arrival time predictions within the next two months and expects to be able to track underground trains next year.
October 22, 2014
Over the objections of rival bidders and human rights advocates, a Chinese rail car manufacturer on Wednesday won a lucrative state contract to supply the MBTA with 284 new Red Line and Orange Line cars to be assembled in Springfield.
October 21, 2014
A state-owned Chinese company is set to be awarded a $566.6 million contract to build 284 new MBTA subway cars. And it estimates its proposed Springfield manufacturing facility would create 250 new jobs.
October 16, 2014
Further into the future, the MBTA will add specialized rail cars that allow for more frequent service on weekends and during midday hours, when there is less demand.
October 08, 2014
Starting Dec. 27, Saturday and Sunday service will be restored to the Kingston/Plymouth and Greenbush lines, while Saturday service only will be restored to the Needham line.
September 29, 2014
Workers will begin removing contaminated soil and demolishing existing buildings at the Union Square site, which is set open in 2017.
September 22, 2014
It’s part of a $3.6 billion federal project to aid public transportation systems damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
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.