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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: Thursday, February 19 Update Posted on Feb 19

MBTA: Thursday, February 19 Update

MBTA and MassDOT Wednesday released a service restoration plan and stressed that reduced train counts due to the unprecedented winter storms will result in longer wait times and some crowding in the short term. While snow removal crews are making progress opening up service facilities   …Continue Reading MBTA: Thursday, February 19 Update

MBTA: February 18 Evening Update: Service Restoration Plan, Car Counts Posted on Feb 18

MBTA: February 18 Evening Update: Service Restoration Plan, Car Counts

Today, officials from the MBTA and MassDOT released a service restoration plan and stressed that reduced train counts due to the unprecedented winter storms will result in longer wait times and some crowding in the short term. “Day after day with the help of the   …Continue Reading MBTA: February 18 Evening Update: Service Restoration Plan, Car Counts

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

Governor Baker: Avoid Travel Sunday, February 15 Posted on Feb 14

Governor Baker: Avoid Travel Sunday, February 15

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker today asked residents to enjoy Valentine’s Day but urged everyone to avoid travel after midnight tonight and through Sunday, February 15. Highway Administrator Frank DePaola said MassDOT crews are treating state roads, continuing to clear ramps and roadsides, and assisting the   …Continue Reading Governor Baker: Avoid Travel Sunday, February 15

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

MBTA, RMV Update: Wednesday, February 11 Posted on Feb 10

MBTA, RMV Update: Wednesday, February 11

RMV branch offices and the Registry Call Center will be open on Wednesday, February 11. Check http://www.massrmv.com for further updates. On Wednesday, February 11, MBTA rail service will resume on Commuter Rail, trolley, and subway lines. The Commuter Rail system will operate on a modified   …Continue Reading MBTA, RMV Update: Wednesday, February 11

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