Customers are urged to take public transportation to and from Fourth of July events should visit mbta.com for up-to-date service information during the holiday weekend. Buying your return CharlieTicket at the beginning of your trip is strongly encouraged and will help to avoid long lines during your holiday travels.
To accommodate the additional holiday ridership, bus, subway, and Silver Line trips will be added throughout the holiday weekend and on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Tall Ships special event shuttle buses will run from JFK Station to Castle Island over the weekend and on July 4. A complete holiday service summary is available at mbta.com.
Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel posted on May 24
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead and travel safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The heaviest traffic is observed during Thursday, Friday, and Monday afternoons and early evenings. Drivers are encouraged to make travel plans accordingly and if possible avoid peak traffic volumes between …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel
MBTA: Hoverboards Not Allowed posted on May 24
Effective immediately, hoverboards are prohibited on all MBTA property, including stations, buses, subways, trains, and commuter boats. MBTA subway and bus personnel, along with Keolis Commuter Rail staff have been informed that customers with hoverboards shall not be permitted to bring such devices into MBTA …Continue Reading MBTA: Hoverboards Not Allowed
MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement posted on May 24
Frank DePaola, P.E., who has served as General Manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) since February 2015, announced to staff that he plans to retire after his current appointment expires on June 30. Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack thanked DePaola in a letter …Continue Reading MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement