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A Former GE Executive Has Been Picked to Run the MBTA

Former GE executive Luis Ramirez has been picked to head the MBTA, officials announced Tuesday morning, ending a search for the public transportation agency’s next general manager. […]

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A Commuter Rail Conductor Was Seriously Injured in a Fall

A 29-year-old conductor on the MBTA’s commuter rail was seriously injured while conducting a safety check Monday, officials say. The man, who hasn’t been identified, […]

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Someone Brought a Snake on the Red Line

Snake. On the train. @mbta uh…what’s the policy here? #redline #MBTA 🐍 pic.twitter.com/5dvUewVYkJ — Anne Keane (@adjewelry) August 7, 2017 You may not be a […]

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People Had to Walk Through a Green Line Tunnel after a Power Outage

https://twitter.com/TrapitalRick/status/885187161447952384 Passengers on the MBTA’s Green Line were forced to step off the train and traipse through a tunnel Wednesday afternoon after a power outage ground […]

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A Woman Was Struck and Killed by an Orange Line Train

A woman was struck and killed by an Orange Line train at the Ruggles MBTA stop Thursday, officials say. It was not immediately clear how […]

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DA: A Man Yelled Anti-Muslim Slurs at a Woman on the Orange Line

A man who allegedly attacked and yelled anti-Muslim insults at a woman on the MBTA’s Orange Line Monday night is charged with a civil rights violation […]

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MBTA Police Looking for a $40,000 Violin Taken from South Station

Update: Tuesday, 4:27 p.m. Police have identified the woman, but alack: still no violin. We have identified and located the female subject relative to the […]

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The Green Line Was an Absolute Disaster This Morning

If you took the Green Line to work Monday morning—or, more accurately, in the general direction of work—you’re likely reading this through a cataract of flop sweat and despair. Signal […]

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Students Will Get a Big Discount on T Passes This Summer

Boston’s middle and high school students will have an easier time getting around the city this summer. MassDOT announced Thursday that for the first time, 50,000 […]

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Setti Warren Promises to Extend the Blue Line into Lynn

While all eyes are on the Green Line Extension, Setti Warren is promising to push the Blue Line even farther up the North Shore. The 2018 gubernatorial candidate […]

Arts & Entertainment

Don’t Tune Out the Gardner Museum’s New Sound Art Installations

For the first time in its 114-year history, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is showcasing work outside of its own walls. The museum’s new exhibit, “Listen […]

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Those Pervy Bernie & Phyl’s MBTA Ads Are Gone

So long, weird and pervy Bernie & Phyl’s ads on the MBTA. The T has removed a set of posters advertising the furniture chain—which include cringe-inducing […]

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New Boston Landing Commuter Rail Stop Opens in Brighton

The new Boston Landing commuter rail stop on the MBTA’s Framingham-Worcester line welcomed passengers for the first time Monday, marking the return of rail service […]

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MBTA Inks $57 Million Deal with Colorado Consultant for Green Line Extension

The MBTA has inked its largest deal related to the Green Line Extension since ballooning cost estimates placed the long-stalled project on hold two years ago. The […]

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The CapeFlyer Returns for 2017 on Memorial Day Weekend

Here’s your annual reminder that getting out to Cape Cod does not require that you sit in traffic for hours on end. Instead, you can take […]