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Comprehensive New England Regional Transportation Maps Posted on Feb 27

Comprehensive New England Regional Transportation Maps

MassDOT today announced release of the first ever comprehensive New England Regional Transportation Maps. These maps show all privately operated rail, bus, and ferry service across New England and connecting services to New York State. MassDOT’s Rail & Transit Division developed the maps in coordination   …Continue Reading Comprehensive New England Regional Transportation Maps

MassDOT Board Names DePaola Interim MBTA General Manager Posted on Feb 25

MassDOT Board Names DePaola Interim MBTA General Manager

The MassDOT Board of Directors voted unanimously to make Frank DePaola, currently serving as Highway Administrator and MassDOT’s Chief Operating Officer, Interim General Manager of the MBTA. MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack also announced today that Thomas Tinlin, MassDOT’s Chief of Highway Operations and Maintenance, will   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Names DePaola Interim MBTA General Manager

MBTA Late Night Service Future Public Meetings Set Posted on Feb 23

MBTA Late Night Service Future Public Meetings Set

The MBTA invites you to attend a public informational meeting to share your comments about the future of late-night service. The meetings are scheduled as follows:   Monday, March 2, 6 p.m.–8 p.m., District Hall, Assembly Space, 75 Northern Ave., Boston Wednesday, March 4, 5:30   …Continue Reading MBTA Late Night Service Future Public Meetings Set

MBTA Update: Car Counts Increase, Customer Service Enhancements Posted on Feb 21

MBTA Update: Car Counts Increase, Customer Service Enhancements

The MBTA announced that through the tireless efforts of the MBTA’s machinists and repair personnel, 400 rail cars are now in service for the morning and evening commute periods, marking the first time since Feb. 9 that cars in service has reached this number. Also,   …Continue Reading MBTA Update: Car Counts Increase, Customer Service Enhancements

MBTA: Mid-Day Wednesday, February 18 Update: Green, Orange Line Progress, 150 National Guard on Red Line Posted on Feb 18

MBTA: Mid-Day Wednesday, February 18 Update: Green, Orange Line Progress, 150 National Guard on Red Line

Today, through coordination with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency(MEMA), MassDOT and Governor Charlie Baker’s office, the MBTA announced service returned to the C line of the Green Line and significant portions of the Orange Line. Additionally, 150 soldiers and airmen form the Massachusetts National Guard   …Continue Reading MBTA: Mid-Day Wednesday, February 18 Update: Green, Orange Line Progress, 150 National Guard on Red Line

MBTA Service Update: Wednesday, February 18 Posted on Feb 18

MBTA Service Update: Wednesday, February 18

The MBTA says Beacon Street Trolley Service has been restored today, Wednesday, February 18, as the MBTA continues to make progress in its ongoing storm recovery efforts, with more sections of the Red and Green Line re-opening. Red Line Train service is available from Ashmont to   …Continue Reading MBTA Service Update: Wednesday, February 18

MBTA Service Update, February 17 Posted on Feb 17

MBTA Service Update, February 17

The MBTA is providing the following service update for Tuesday, February 17. Effective this morning: Red Line service was extended from Alewife to JFK/UMass. More than 70 buses, including 40 from Peter Pan requested by the Governor, were used to shuttle customers between Braintree and   …Continue Reading MBTA Service Update, February 17

MBTA: Snow Removal Across a Massive System Posted on Feb 13

MBTA: Snow Removal Across a Massive System

The MBTA continues to respond to the impact of severe winter weather on one of the largest transit systems in the U.S. The T system includes 124 heavy rail and light rail stations, 8,800 bus stops, and 137 commuter rail stations to be cleared—platforms, staircases,   …Continue Reading MBTA: Snow Removal Across a Massive System

Winter Storm: RMV, MBTA Impact Tuesday, February 10 Posted on Feb 9

RMV facilities located in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex and Middlesex counties will be closed Tuesday, February 10. The closures include the RMV Call Center and the following branches: Boston’s Haymarket Center, Braintree, Danvers, Haverhill, Lawrence, Lowell, Natick, Revere, Roslindale, Watertown and Wilmington. Class D road tests   …Continue Reading Winter Storm: RMV, MBTA Impact Tuesday, February 10

South Coast Rail: Coming Full Circle Posted on Feb 7

South Coast Rail: Coming Full Circle

A great deal of work is taking place over the course of this winter to advance the South Coast Rail project. Members of the team are hard at work developing designs for the ten new proposed stations, looking at overall project design, and meeting with   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Coming Full Circle