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Someone Was Pulled from Under the Red Line and Survived

A man trapped beneath a train at Fields Corner Friday morning, bringing the Red Line Ashmont branch to a halt at rush hour, appears to have […]

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Rejoice: The North Station Tunnel Is Finally Here

The North Station pedestrian tunnel linking the subway to the commuter rail has finally opened to the public, a much-anticipated improvement at the stop. MBTA General Manager […]

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The $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Passes Are Coming Back

If you’re one of the thousands of people who made use of those $10 unlimited commuter rail weekend passes last year—which let you ride as […]

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There’s Trouble on the Tracks for the Mattapan Trolley

Its vintage trolley cars are beloved in Boston, but it’s no secret the Mattapan Line isn’t in tip-top shape—amid recharged efforts to shorten the backlog of needed […]

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A Reminder: Trump Tariffs Could Jack up the Cost of New MBTA Trains

Here’s the thing about tariffs and trade wars: Ultimately, the people who feel the pain are often not the nation’s competitors overseas, but all of us—you and […]

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MBTA General Manager Luis Ramírez Is Stepping Down

Fifteen months into a three-year-contract, and with winter just a week away, MBTA General Manager Luis Ramírez is leaving his post. Ramírez, picked to lead […]

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An Orange Line Conductor Stopped a Rush-Hour Train, Made “Uncommon Remarks”

  The MBTA is investigating after an Orange Line conductor stopped a rush hour train and made “uncommon remarks” to passengers Monday morning. Transit Police […]

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The MBTA’s Fare Machines Were Under the Weather Today

Update: The fare machines are working again. #MBTA Fare Vending Machines are now accepting credit and debit card transactions. We thank you for your patience. — […]

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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 […]