MassDOT and the MBTA announced the recently revised North Side Commuter Rail schedules will not be implemented until spring 2016. The revision of Commuter Rail schedules is a critical element of MassDOT and the MBTA’s efforts to deliver safe, reliable, on-time service to Commuter …Continue Reading North Side Commuter Rail Schedule Implementation Postponed
MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to plan ahead with high traffic volume on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected again this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on the Sunday after the holiday. Heavy traffic congestion …Continue Reading Travel Safely for Thanksgiving!
The transportation agencies of Massachusetts, including MassDOT, the MBTA and Port Authority (Massport), today introduced plans to ease holiday travel frustration during the busy travel season. The travel experts at AAA are predicting 300,000 additional holiday travelers this year, bringing the total close to 47 …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA, Massport Prepared for Thanksgiving Travel
As part of the MBTA’s comprehensive plan to prepare for winter, the T is releasing the findings of an online survey in which customers indicated which apps they find most useful in their daily commutes. The recent survey collected 1,925 responses online. It asked people …Continue Reading MBTA Survey Results: Most Useful Real-Time Apps
The MBTA has released new commuter rail schedules that will go into effect on the Newburyport/Rockport, Haverhill, Lowell, and Fitchburg Lines in December. With a goal of creating reliable and resilient Commuter Rail schedules, the MBTA launched a thorough analysis of the schedules on every …Continue Reading MBTA: New Schedules for Newburyport/Rockport, Haverhill, Lowell, and Fitchburg Lines
The MBTA is seeking information from riders about how they use the T. This system-wide Rider Census will help the T understand our passengers’ trip-making patterns, demographics, and needs. The survey takes 5-to-10-minutes to complete. Officials will use the data to evaluate current service, develop …Continue Reading MBTA: Rider Census Seeks Public Participation
After analyzing the survey results and disallowing dubious votes, the MBTA has identified the exterior car designs that were selected by a majority of people who responded to the on-line survey. Below are the images which received the most votes in each category: Red Line …Continue Reading MBTA: New Subway Cars Exterior Designs Update
The MBTA has launched an online survey that will allow customers to choose their favorite mass transit apps. The survey consists of 11 apps that participants can rate as their favorite. The 11 apps included in the survey were selected from more than 60 apps …Continue Reading MBTA Survey: Choose Your Favorite App!
MassDOT and the MBTA have approved a real estate deal that will leverage more than $30 million in private development funding for the delivery of a state-of-the-art, fully accessible Hynes Convention Center Station on the Green Line in Boston’s Back Bay. The MassDOT Board of …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA Approve Parcel 13 & Hynes Station Deal
MassDOT is proud to introduce the Everett Transit Action Plan, an initiative to develop solutions for improving public transportation for the residents and workers of Everett. Everett is one of the only cities near Boston without direct access to rapid transit or commuter rail. There …Continue Reading Everett Transit Plan: Open House, Online Survey