Post Content

MBTA Counterfeit Tickets

The MBTA and Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company are using technology to identify counterfeit commuter rail tickets and passes.

Random checks begun this week use a small, flashlight-like device that scans tickets and immediately finds the counterfeits.  Acting MBTA GM William Mitchell says conductors have already found eight people trying to use counterfeit monthly passes or one-way tickets, including examples at left.

"We owe it to the vast majority of our customers who regularly pay their fares to expose the selfish behavior of those who feel they don't have to pay," says Mitchell.

Buy your commuter rail tickets and pay your way legally here.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27 posted on Jan 26

Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27

Governor Charlie Baker has signed an Executive Order allowing for the enforcement of a statewide travel ban effective at midnight, Monday, January 26. The following exceptions shall exist for the ban and all drivers are encouraged to remain safe and use their best judgment:     …Continue Reading Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27

Winter Storm: Safe Travel Tips posted on Jan 26

Winter Storm: Safe Travel Tips

With a major winter storm upon us this week, travel should be avoided during the storm. If you must travel today or immediately following the storm, be sure to Prepare Your Vehicle For Winter Driving and bring Winter Car Supplies. Use Common Sense While Driving   …Continue Reading Winter Storm: Safe Travel Tips

Longfellow Bridge: Overnight Demolition Work Begins February 2 posted on Jan 23

Longfellow Bridge: Overnight Demolition Work Begins February 2

MassDOT contractors for the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project will temporarily perform overnight demolition work beginning on Monday, February 2, 2015. This schedule will be in place for four to six weeks. The work hours are from 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM. During the work, two   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Overnight Demolition Work Begins February 2