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MBTA: CapeFLYER Returns Memorial Day Weekend Posted on Apr 19

MBTA: CapeFLYER Returns Memorial Day Weekend

Entering its fifth year of service, the CapeFLYER is excited to announce that trains will once again run from Boston to Cape Cod starting on Memorial Day weekend. Service will begin on Friday, May 26th and operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout until Labor   …Continue Reading MBTA: CapeFLYER Returns Memorial Day Weekend

Holiday Weekend: Plan Ahead Posted on Apr 14

Holiday Weekend: Plan Ahead

MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead, travel safely, and use public transportation where possible during the upcoming holiday weekend. Increased traffic volumes throughout the weekend and into Monday are possible due to Easter Sunday observances and Patriot’s Day/Marathon on Monday, April 17. Drivers are advised   …Continue Reading Holiday Weekend: Plan Ahead

MBTA: FMCB Approves FY18 Operating Budget Posted on Apr 13

MBTA: FMCB Approves FY18 Operating Budget

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) today adopted an FY18 MBTA operating budget that continues the progress made by the FMCB and MBTA management over the last two years to sharply reduce the MBTA’s operating deficit. The $1.989 billion FY18 operating budget, which   …Continue Reading MBTA: FMCB Approves FY18 Operating Budget

MBTA: Marathon Day, Weekend Service Updates Posted on Apr 11

MBTA: Marathon Day, Weekend Service Updates

The MBTA is proud to host thousands of Marathon Day spectators and runners every year as they travel throughout Boston. To make traveling around the city easier on race day, there is a special Marathon viewing map with distances to the race course from transit stations and the   …Continue Reading MBTA: Marathon Day, Weekend Service Updates

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Work Impacts: July 26-August 14 Posted on Apr 10

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Work Impacts: July 26-August 14

MassDOT today announced that due to the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project, between Wednesday, July 26 and Monday, August 14, there will be significant service impacts to all modes of transportation in the Boston University/Saint Paul Street neighborhood of Boston along Commonwealth Avenue, for MBTA, commuter   …Continue Reading Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Work Impacts: July 26-August 14

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