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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: Monday, February 23 Posted on Feb 23

MBTA Update: Monday, February 23

MBTA officials today, in coordination with MassDOT officials, Governor Charlie Baker’s administration, and with the assistance from other agencies, announced that as of this morning, all subway and trolley lines are operational for the first time since February 1st. This morning, service to the Mattapan   …Continue Reading MBTA Update: Monday, February 23

MBTA February 22 Update: Red Line, Green Line B Service Resumes Posted on Feb 22

MBTA February 22 Update: Red Line, Green Line B Service Resumes

MBTA officials today, Sunday, February 22, in coordination with MassDOT officials, Governor Charlie Baker’s administration, and with the assistance from other agencies, announced that service has been fully restored on the Braintree Branch of the Red Line, and on the Green Line’s B Branch, a   …Continue Reading MBTA February 22 Update: Red Line, Green Line B Service Resumes

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