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South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set Posted on Apr 3

South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set

MassDOT and the MBTA invite you to a Public Meeting on the South Coast Rail Notice of Project Change as follows: Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:30 PM, University of Massachusetts School of Law, Francis J. Larkin Moot Courtroom, 333 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth MassDOT filed an   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set

MBTA Red Line Corridor Improvements: Public Meetings Set Posted on Mar 31

MBTA Red Line Corridor Improvements: Public Meetings Set

The MBTA, which is already purchasing new cars and upgrading signal and other infrastructure on the Red Line, will discuss major improvements and renovations at stations and garages on the South Shore at four public meetings that begin next week. State-of-the-art safety features, major accessibility   …Continue Reading MBTA Red Line Corridor Improvements: Public Meetings Set

South Coast Rail: Notice of Project Change Posted on Mar 22

South Coast Rail: Notice of Project Change

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has filed a Notice of Project Change (NPC) for the South Coast Rail (SCR) Project with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office on March 15, 2017. The Notice advances South Coast Rail as a phased project that   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Notice of Project Change

Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact Posted on Mar 20

Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact

All MBTA Orange Line train service will board on the southbound platform at Forest Hills beginning Saturday, March 25, through June 2017, due to the Casey Arborway Project. Beginning on Saturday, March 25, 2017 and running through June all Orange Line train service will arrive   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact

Governor Baker Recognizes MBTA Electricians for Swift Life-Saving Actions Posted on Mar 17

Governor Baker Recognizes MBTA Electricians for Swift Life-Saving Actions

Governor Charlie Baker today joined MBTA Acting General Manager Brian Shortsleeve, and Local 103 Union Representative Lou Antonellis as he presented MBTA Wirepersons Kevin O’Brien, Edward Reynolds, Richard Ryan and MBTA Green Line Inspector Stephen Nadolna with citations for their roles in helping to save   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Recognizes MBTA Electricians for Swift Life-Saving Actions

MBTA: Positive Train Control Technology Update Posted on Mar 8

MBTA: Positive Train Control Technology Update

The MBTA’s Positive Train Control Program staff this week presented updates about the Program to the Fiscal and Management Control Board. The Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 defines a Positive Train Control System as a safety system designed to prevent train-to-train collisions, over-speed derailments,   …Continue Reading MBTA: Positive Train Control Technology Update

Focus40 Presents: The Ideas of March Posted on Mar 3

Focus40 Presents: The Ideas of March

Join the Focus40 team for an interactive Open House on Wednesday, March 15th, 5 to 8 PM, at the MIT Media Lab, Building E14, 75 Amherst Street. We will explore the  3,000+ ideas we collected about how the MBTA can better serve Greater Boston over   …Continue Reading Focus40 Presents: The Ideas of March

MBTA: Ruggles Station Platform Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Mar 2

MBTA: Ruggles Station Platform Project Public Meeting Set

The MBTA has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the Ruggles Station Commuter Rail Platform Project as follows: Monday, March 6, 5:00 PM – Open House, 6:00 PM – Presentation, BCYF Tobin Community Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1481 Tremont Street, Boston The MBTA, MassDOT,   …Continue Reading MBTA: Ruggles Station Platform Project Public Meeting Set

Governor Baker, MBTA Celebrate Expansion of The Ride’s On-Demand Paratransit Service Posted on Mar 1

Governor Baker, MBTA Celebrate Expansion of The Ride's On-Demand Paratransit Service

Governor Charlie Baker and MBTA Acting General Manager Brian Shortsleeve celebrated 10,000 rides in the MBTA’s The RIDE On-Demand Paratransit Pilot Program with ride-share companies Uber and Lyft, and announced that effective March 1st, the program will be open to all eligible users of The   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, MBTA Celebrate Expansion of The Ride’s On-Demand Paratransit Service

MBTA: $7.9 Million Investment to Upgrade Mattapan Fleet Posted on Feb 28

MBTA: $7.9 Million Investment to Upgrade Mattapan Fleet

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board was briefed Monday on a plan to invest $7.9 million to fully overhaul its existing Presidential Conference Committee (PCC) streetcars with new propulsion, brakes, and power supply systems. The plan would extend the life of the Mattapan-Ashmont Station   …Continue Reading MBTA: $7.9 Million Investment to Upgrade Mattapan Fleet