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Task Force Assembled to Examine MBTA Deaths

Eleven people have been killed on MBTA rail tracks since July 1, and the state wants to know why. The agency reported 22 deaths during […]

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The Commuter Rail Breaks Down More Often Than Any Other Regional Transit System

The commuter rail is filled with a lot of little engines that couldn’t. A new federal report finds that more commuter rail trains broke down in […]

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New Orange Line Trains Went for A Test Run in China

The new Orange Line trains headed for Boston have gone for a test-run in China, and the fresh-looking subway cars seem to be doing just […]

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Boston Commuters Will Be Treated to Thousands of Free Bananas

Boston commuters will soon be treated to a potassium-rich morning snack on their way to work thanks to a fruit delivery company, which plans to […]

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The MBTA Spent $500,000 Last Year to Recruit Employees

The MBTA shelled out nearly $500,000 last year just to find people who want to work there. According to the Boston Herald, over the last […]

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A Commuter Rail Train Car Just Completely Detached Last Night

By mechanical issue do you mean losing an entire car?! pic.twitter.com/27EP6pFtMT — Holly H (@hah186) September 6, 2017 We’ve all had bad days on the […]

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Is the MBTA’s New General Manager the “Turnaround” Guy the T Says He Is?

Luis Ramírez, after he was selected as the new general manager of the MBTA, was touted by state officials as a “turnaround” leader who helped whip […]

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The Bridge and Green Line on Comm. Ave. Have Reopened

Commuters are breathing sighs of relief today as the BU bridge and the Green Line on Comm. Ave. reopen following almost three weeks of construction work. As of 5 […]

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A Former GE Executive Has Been Picked to Run the MBTA

Former GE executive Luis Ramirez has been picked to head the MBTA, officials announced Tuesday morning, ending a search for the public transportation agency’s next general manager. […]

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A Commuter Rail Conductor Was Seriously Injured in a Fall

A 29-year-old conductor on the MBTA’s commuter rail was seriously injured while conducting a safety check Monday, officials say. The man, who hasn’t been identified, […]

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Someone Brought a Snake on the Red Line

Snake. On the train. @mbta uh…what’s the policy here? #redline #MBTA 🐍 pic.twitter.com/5dvUewVYkJ — Anne Keane (@adjewelry) August 7, 2017 You may not be a […]

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People Had to Walk Through a Green Line Tunnel after a Power Outage

https://twitter.com/TrapitalRick/status/885187161447952384 Passengers on the MBTA’s Green Line were forced to step off the train and traipse through a tunnel Wednesday afternoon after a power outage ground […]

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A Woman Was Struck and Killed by an Orange Line Train

A woman was struck and killed by an Orange Line train at the Ruggles MBTA stop Thursday, officials say. It was not immediately clear how […]

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DA: A Man Yelled Anti-Muslim Slurs at a Woman on the Orange Line

A man who allegedly attacked and yelled anti-Muslim insults at a woman on the MBTA’s Orange Line Monday night is charged with a civil rights violation […]

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MBTA Police Looking for a $40,000 Violin Taken from South Station

Update: Tuesday, 4:27 p.m. Police have identified the woman, but alack: still no violin. We have identified and located the female subject relative to the […]