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MBTA Dashboard Performance Reports Draw Public Response Posted on Apr 4

MBTA Dashboard Performance Reports Draw Public Response

In its first week the MBTA’s online Dashboard has been accessed by at least 11,000 individuals, drawing several thousand unique page views and positive responses on social media. Dashboard helps the public track the daily reliability levels of the T’s four subway lines and all   …Continue Reading MBTA Dashboard Performance Reports Draw Public Response

MBTA Performance Reports Now Available Daily Posted on Mar 28

MBTA Performance Reports Now Available Daily

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today announced a new level of transparency at the MBTA, with the launching of the MBTA’s Performance Dashboard. For the first time, the public can track the daily reliability levels of the four subway lines and all 170   …Continue Reading MBTA Performance Reports Now Available Daily

MBTA Seeks Public Comment: Critical Bus Routes Posted on Mar 25

MBTA Seeks Public Comment: Critical Bus Routes

The MBTA is inviting public comment through April 4th on options to improve service on critical bus routes after the recent termination of Late Night Service. All interested customers and stakeholders are encouraged to reach out to the MBTA with their input on service options.   …Continue Reading MBTA Seeks Public Comment: Critical Bus Routes

Everett Transit Action Plan Meeting: April 13 Posted on Mar 25

Everett Transit Action Plan Meeting: April 13

MassDOT is hosting an Everett Transit Action Plan Community Meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM, Edward G. Connolly Center, 90 Chelsea Street. Project planning staff will present: A complete list of potential transit improvements Initial evaluations of improvements, based on project   …Continue Reading Everett Transit Action Plan Meeting: April 13

Green Line Extension Working Group Meeting Posted on Mar 24

Green Line Extension Working Group Meeting

The Green Line Extension Working Group has scheduled a meeting as follows:   Wednesday, March 30, 6:00-8:15pm, Somerville High School Auditorium, 81 Highland Avenue Following a brief presentation by Green Line Extension Interim Program Manager, Jack Wright, the working group will lead a detailed discussion   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Working Group Meeting

Framingham-Worcester Commuter Rail Line: Railroad Ties to be Replaced Posted on Mar 23

Framingham-Worcester Commuter Rail Line: Railroad Ties to be Replaced

Track work is set to start on the Framingham-Worcester Line this month, with a goal of replacing 25,000-30,000 railroad ties while work to end the line’s heat-related speed restrictions wraps up. Keolis Commuter Services, which operates and maintains MBTA Commuter Rail, will be performing and   …Continue Reading Framingham-Worcester Commuter Rail Line: Railroad Ties to be Replaced

MBTA Government Center Celebrates Grand Re-Opening Posted on Mar 21

MBTA Government Center Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

The MBTA celebrated the grand re-opening of the Government Center Station Monday at 11:45 a.m., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking two years spent reconstructing the station into a fully accessible, safer, modern, more comfortable facility. The ceremony featured remarks by Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor   …Continue Reading MBTA Government Center Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

MBTA: Progress in Cutting Expenses Posted on Feb 29

MBTA: Progress in Cutting Expenses

The MBTA expects to cut its projected fiscal 2017 operating deficit by 43 percent, the direct result of continued reductions in overtime spending and other costs, and increases in revenue such as real estate and advertising. T officials will detail the authority’s improving fiscal status   …Continue Reading MBTA: Progress in Cutting Expenses

South Boston Bypass Road Six-Month Pilot Program Ends Posted on Feb 18

South Boston Bypass Road Six-Month Pilot Program Ends

The South Boston Waterfront Sustainable Transportation Committee, made up of the leadership of MassDOT, the City of Boston, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, the Massachusetts Port Authority, and A Better City, today announced that Friday February 19th will be the final day of the six-month   …Continue Reading South Boston Bypass Road Six-Month Pilot Program Ends

Commuter Rail Status Update Posted on Feb 18

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and MBTA would like to thank passengers for their patience and cooperation today as an Amtrak equipment issue at South Station meant most passengers had to disembark trains prior to arrival at South Station and transfer to mass transit. Free   …Continue Reading Commuter Rail Status Update