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Coming Very Soon: Shiny New Green Line Trains

They aren’t a panacea for all the MBTA’s woes, of course, but it sure does feel good to see some slick, shiny, new-and-improved train cars […]

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A Martha’s Vineyard Bus Driver Was Fired after a Racist Comment

I guess some people, instead of trying to leave a sliver of plausible deniability when they act out their racial resentment in public—by, say, calling the police on a […]

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A Commuter Stuck Between a Red Line Train and Platform Has Been Rescued

Red Line service has resumed after a commuter stuck between a train and platform was rescued Thursday morning, an incident that led to rush hour […]

London, UK - September 21, 2013: People on the London Bridge station platform in London.
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MBTA May Add Barriers on Platforms to Streamline Boarding

It’s rush hour, and you and your 105 closest friends are splayed out across the T platform, crossing your fingers and toes in the hopes […]

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The Orange Line Train Rescue Is Both Inspiring and a Tragedy

Orange Line commuters rushed to the aid of a woman whose leg had gotten stuck in the five-inch gap between the train and the Mass. […]

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The Company that Runs Blue Bikes in Boston Has Been Bought by Lyft

Bike-sharing services like Boston’s Blue Bikes have exploded in popularity, and now Lyft is getting in on the action. The ride-hailing service announced Monday that it’s buying […]

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It Could Cost $21.5 Billon to Connect North and South Stations

It turns out $12.3 billion is a bargain—at least if you’re trying to build a link between North and South stations. According to a new […]

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Green Line Service Suspended on All Four Branches Tuesday Morning

Updated at 11:19 a.m.: At 11:09 a.m. on Tuesday, the MBTA tweeted that regular service on all four branches of the Green Line had  resumed. The […]

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A Replica of the New Red Line Trains Will Be on Display This Summer

Sure, President Trump and Kim Jong-un met in a historic summit in Singapore. Yes, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the U.S. would no longer grant […]

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Great News If You Love Higher Parking Fines in Boston

Attention double-parkers, meter non-feeders, and street sweeping day-forgetters: Beginning Monday, July 2, it’s about to get a lot more expensive to be you. In an effort […]

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The MBTA’s Late-Night Bus Pilot Will Start in September

Late-night buses on the MBTA are a go. The T’s oversight board voted on Monday to approve a $1.2 million pilot of a system of buses […]

The Longfellow Bridge connects Beacon Hill, Boston to Kendall Square, Cambridge across Charles River. The bridge is open since 1906 and currently carries traffic and the red subway line
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Longfellow Bridge Finally Reopens after Five Years of Construction

Roll out the red carpet, pop some champagne, and blast your favorite summertime song: It’s time for a celebration, Boston. From tasty restaurants to free […]

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Was the Green Line Struck by Lightning Last Night?

@universalhub green line in Cleveland circle during thunderstorm pic.twitter.com/09pIiqhgX5 — Pre-Weekend Jared (@jared_raymond) May 24, 2018 The MBTA is investigating after reports of sparks flying […]

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This Is When Traffic Will Be the Worst During Memorial Day Weekend in Boston

Your cooler is packed will berries and booze. Your suitcase is stuffed with crisp, white linen. Your face is slathered with sunscreen, the only perfume […]

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The MBTA Is Offering Unlimited Commuter Rail Rides for $10 This Summer

Consider this the commuter rail’s olive branch. After a less-than stellar winter plagued by cancellations, the MBTA, in partnership with Keolis, announced on Monday it will offer […]