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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 […]

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Spotted on the MBTA: Spider-Man

You ride the MBTA long enough, you’re going to see some characters. And on Wednesday, that character was your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. According to multiple […]

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Take a Look Inside the MBTA’s New Orange Line Train Cars

Sure, you could eat a fancy steak dinner, buy a sparkly new necklace, or spend a posh night at the opera, but nothing really says […]

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New Green Line Trains Would Double Capacity, MBTA Officials Say

The MBTA has just released its vision for the future of the Green Line that amounts to a major overhaul of its trains and would, […]

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Meet Pup Wilshire, the Mass Transit and Sex Positivity Activist Who Photobombed the MBTA

Over the weekend, an MBTA bus set off for its first official trip along the brand new SL3 line, a game-changing route running from South Station through […]

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Parts of Commonwealth Avenue Will Close for over Two Weeks This Summer

Updated at 11:08 a.m. The BU Bridge and the portion of Comm. Ave. between Packard’s Corner and Kenmore Square will be closed from July 26 at […]