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As the Green Line Extension Rolls Through Somerville, a Lion’s Head Will Live On

For nearly a century, a concrete lion’s head has kept watch over Gilman Square in Somerville. Placed there when the brick, art deco-style Homans Building was built […]

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The MBTA’s Just War on Backpacks Has Been Rekindled

Waiting in the stale heat that fills the southbound MBTA Orange Line stop at State Street this morning, I heard the sweetest sound come over […]

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The MBTA’s New “Stopped” Displays Tell You What’s Actually Going On

We’ve all been there: Loitering on an MBTA platform, your train to work nowhere in sight, while one of those LED displays tells you unhelpfully […]

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Get a Sneak Peek at the New Red Line Trains at City Hall Plaza

Can’t wait to poke around one of the brand-new MBTA Red Line train cars headed for the tracks in the coming years? Well, this week, […]

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The Blue Line Lost Power for the Second Time in a Week

You may be experiencing déjà vu about this one, but the Blue Line has once again lost power. The T announced at around 8:45 this […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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What It’s Like to Descend into an Abandoned MBTA Tunnel

There’s a good chance you’re one of the hundreds of disappointed Bostonians who didn’t score a ticket into the Boston Landmark Commission’s tour of an […]