Post Content

MBTA Micchael A. Turcotte Director of Systemwide Maintenance & Improvements (2009)

Posted by:

Michael A. Turcotte, MBTA Director of Systemwide Maintenance & Improvements

I am pleased to report that MBTA track maintenance forces have reduced speed restrictions on the MBTA’s Subway Lines to record low levels as of last month.  

The MBTA measures the track condition impacts on the customer in minutes added to the scheduled trip time because of speed restrictions.  

The T’s speed restriction impacts on the entire Subway system for November were eight minutes and 42 seconds , down from a high of 135 minutes in the Summer of 2003.

With a customer-driven focus on reducing subway travel times, MBTA Maintenance of Way crews have been working around the clock to make the track repairs necessary to lift the restrictions that force train operator to lower their speeds.

Written By:

Recent Posts

MassDOT, MBTA Launch Focus40 posted on May 23

MassDOT, MBTA Launch Focus40

MassDOT and the MBTA will kick off development of a long-term investment plan for the MBTA at Northeastern University’s Curry Student Center at 5 p.m., on Tuesday, May 24. Known as Focus40, the effort looks ahead at how the MBTA can serve the people of   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA Launch Focus40

MassDOT, MassWildlife Event Highlights Peregrine Falcon Nest Box Program posted on May 21

MassDOT, MassWildlife Event Highlights Peregrine Falcon Nest Box Program

MassDOT’s  Highway Division and the Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs’ Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife hosted an event on Friday, May 20 to highlight the joint Peregrine Falcon Nest Box Program and other cross-agency efforts to help with the recovery, conservation and   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MassWildlife Event Highlights Peregrine Falcon Nest Box Program

Leominster: Mechanic Street Groundbreaking posted on May 20

Leominster: Mechanic Street Groundbreaking

MassDOT officials joined Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella today to celebrate groundbreaking for the reconstruction of Mechanic Street. The project will reconstruct Mechanic Street from its intersection with Laurel Street and east to the Leominster Connector to make it safer for vehicle and pedestrian traffic and   …Continue Reading Leominster: Mechanic Street Groundbreaking