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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Jan 16

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Travel Advisory

MassDOT is reminding the public to monitor roadway and weather conditions, plan ahead, and recognize impacts if traveling or using MassDOT and MBTA services during the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday period. “Forecasters are predicting winter weather at times throughout the holiday period, and the   …Continue Reading Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Travel Advisory

Somerville: Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled for January 30 Posted on Jan 10

Somerville: Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled for January 30

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project will host a public meeting as follows: Wednesday, January 30, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, East Somerville Community School Cafeteria, 50 Cross Street, Somerville GLX project officials will make information available regarding: The design status of 7 new GLX stations   …Continue Reading Somerville: Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled for January 30

MBTA: FRA Approves Positive Train Control Program Extension to 2020 Posted on Jan 7

MBTA: FRA Approves Positive Train Control Program Extension to 2020

The MBTA announced at today’s Fiscal and Management Control Board meeting that it received federal approval for its alternative schedule and sequence for implementation of its Positive Train Control (PTC) Program. The approval, which was granted by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on December 19, 2018,   …Continue Reading MBTA: FRA Approves Positive Train Control Program Extension to 2020

MBTA to Resume Special $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Pilot Posted on Jan 2

MBTA to Resume Special $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Pilot

The MBTA and its operating partner for Commuter Rail, Keolis Commuter Services, announced the special $10 Commuter Rail weekend fare pilot will resume on Saturday, January 5. This special weekend fare is available from the first train on Saturday to the last train on Sunday   …Continue Reading MBTA to Resume Special $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Pilot

Green Line Extension Employee Team Serves Local Communities Posted on Dec 28

Green Line Extension Employee Team Serves Local Communities

Green Line Extension employees are serving the local communities of Somerville, Cambridge and Medford through a new charitable service group, the GLX Community Connection Team. Employees from the GLX Program Management Team and GLX Constructors combined their efforts to support local community shelters. Employees in   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Employee Team Serves Local Communities

MBTA, MassDOT Fill-A-Bus Success Posted on Dec 28

MBTA, MassDOT Fill-A-Bus Success

The MBTA and MassDOT 2018 Fill-A-Bus with Gifts charity drive completed another successful year with 1,453 gifts donated. The charity drive benefits the Yawkey Boys and Girls Club of Roxbury, the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, and Heading Home, Inc.  Representatives   …Continue Reading MBTA, MassDOT Fill-A-Bus Success

New Year’s Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Dec 27

New Year's Holiday Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead for the New Year’s holiday, to drive sober and to take note of holiday schedules for the MBTA, use of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on I-93 between Boston and Quincy, and for visiting Registry of   …Continue Reading New Year’s Holiday Travel Advisory

MBTA: New Green Line Car Goes Into Passenger Service Posted on Dec 21

MBTA: New Green Line Car Goes Into Passenger Service

Today, the MBTA launched the first of 24 new Green Line vehicles into regular service, the first new addition to the Green Line fleet in approximately 10 years.  Set into service at North Station, the new car is the first of a total of 24   …Continue Reading MBTA: New Green Line Car Goes Into Passenger Service

MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Dec 19

MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead for travel during the upcoming holiday season from December 20, 2018 through January 2, 2019, to drive sober and to take note of holiday schedules for the MBTA, use of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on   …Continue Reading MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory

MBTA: First Pair of Orange Line Cars Complete Posted on Dec 18

MBTA: First Pair of Orange Line Cars Complete

Governor Charlie Baker and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno were joined by MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack, MBTA Interim General Manager Jeffrey Gonneville, and CRRC MA Chairman & President Jia Bo, at CRRC MA’s manufacturing facility to mark the on-time completion of the first pair of Orange   …Continue Reading MBTA: First Pair of Orange Line Cars Complete