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Scenes from the Wednesday Morning Blue Line Shutdown

Update, 7/17/19 2 p.m.: The MBTA has tweeted in response to the shutdown, saying “Our initial investigations show that an equipment failure on a train near Gov’t Center […]

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Former MBTA Official Says He Was Fired for Raising Safety Concerns

A runaway Red Line train. An MBTA worker’s electrocution. A Green Line derailment during the Patriots parade. Ron Nickle, who had an eight-year tenure as the MBTA’s […]

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The New Orange Line Trains Have Already Gotten Tagged with Graffiti

Sightings of those new Orange Line cars are pretty rare. As of now, they primarily exist in promotional materials for the Encore, in the background of […]

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As Fare Increase Arrives, MBTA Commuters Lash out at #UnfairHikes

Commuters hopped on their trains this morning in a new, more expensive era for the MBTA, as the latest in a series of fare hikes […]

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This Morning, It Was the Green Line’s Turn to Break

While residents of other cities might have to kick off their mornings with a strong cup of coffee or a morning jog, Bostonians have a […]

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Police Are Investigating a Shooting that Closed MBTA Aquarium Station

Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that closed the Aquarium MBTA stop for several hours Sunday night. No one was injured Sunday when shots were […]

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Marty Walsh Is Changing His Tune, Says No to MBTA Fare Increase

With another fare increase on the MBTA just two weeks away, Marty Walsh is finally sipping the AriZona Iced Tea. The mayor on Monday made a […]

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What to Expect From the Red Line This Week

Red Line riders: We’ve got good news, and we’ve got bad news. On the bright side, the MBTA tweeted this morning that countdown clocks are […]

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Part of the Red Line Could Shut Down for up to Three Hours Today

Update, 12:50 p.m.: The MBTA is now estimating the shutdown will end at 2 p.m. Previously: In the wake of yesterday’s disastrous Red Line derailment, the MBTA […]

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Red Line Derailment Is the Latest as an MBTA Fare Hike Looms

Update: Hours after a derailment brought much of the Red Line to a standstill Tuesday, the MBTA announced at 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday that service to Braintree and Ashmont […]

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Shout Out to the Swan That Held up My Orange Line Train Today

I’ve learned to just roll with the punches on the Orange Line. Delays come, delays go. Some days are much better than others. So when […]

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The Red Line Had a Small Derailment Problem This Morning

Thought your commute was bad already? The Red Line says, “hold my beer.” A Red Line train derailed at Ashmont Tuesday morning around 5:30 a.m. […]

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The New Magic Number for Fixing the MBTA? $10 Billion

What would it cost to get the MBTA running the way it’s supposed to? According to a new report, the T’s estimate has been revised […]

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You Can Now Pick Up a CharlieCard at a Library or City Hall

Stop scanning the sidewalks and hop on a train bound for Government Center. CharlieCards will now be available for pickup at City Hall and in […]

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Woman Rescued after Falling on the Orange Line Tracks at Assembly

Bystanders on the Orange Line may have saved a woman’s life this weekend, pulling her from the tracks at Assembly Station after she fell from […]