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The MBTA Wants to Speed Up Green Line Trains

The Green Line’s B branch isn’t exactly known for its speed. MBTA officials want to fix that. By retooling traffic lights to give Green Line […]

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Want to Buy South Station?

South Station, the iconic, historic station that has seen generations of commuters pass through its doors, is for sale. Its owner put the contract for […]

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Dumpster Fire Spotted Near the Ruggles MBTA Stop

@jasonrichardson @universalhub Looks like a dumpster fire; Melnea Cass near Ruggles. pic.twitter.com/r8E4WI7OwN — Jamie (@jcm57) April 12, 2017 A dumpster fire was reported in Boston […]

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Part of Commonwealth Avenue Will Close for Bridge Work This Summer

Out with the college students and in with more construction. Beginning on July 26 and continuing until August 14, almost every form of transportation in […]

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MBTA to Offer All-Day Marathon Monday Commuter Rail Pass

Getting into and around Boston on Marathon Monday can be a headache. This year, the MBTA and Keolis, its commuter rail operator, hope to make […]

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Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail Line Shutting Down on Weekends This Summer

The commuter rail is having a rough week. After a rash of canceled trains due to train defects, Keolis, the commuter rail operator, is shutting […]

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Commuter Rail Operator Blames Delays, Cancellations on Defects in New Trains

For the second morning in a row, the MBTA had to cancel four commuter rail trains Thursday. The problem? We’ve been sold a bunch of lemons. […]

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Feds Give Green Line Extension the Green Light

The Green Line Extension cleared a crucial hurdle Tuesday, as the Federal Transit Administration approved the MBTA’s cost estimates for the long-stalled, $2.3 billion project, effectively giving […]

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The MBTA’s Orange Line Mockup Is at City Hall

With a lot of fanfare, MBTA’s mockup of the new Orange Line trains made its debut at City Hall Plaza today, where it will be open […]

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Charlie Baker Likes the Mockup of the New MBTA Trains

Last month a mockup of the much-anticipated design of the new MBTA trains arrived in Boston, and now it’s getting the governor’s seal of approval. On […]

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Baker Drops Weekend Commuter Rail Cuts, Will “Explore Alternatives”

The Baker administration will no longer consider the elimination of weekend commuter rail service and door-to-door rides for the disabled, and will instead “explore alternatives” […]

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A Man Is Dead After a Commuter Rail Collision in Somerville

A man is dead after a Commuter Rail collision on the Fitchburg line in Somerville Monday, police say. The collision happened about 500 yards east of the […]

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Cutting Weekend Commuter Rail Service Could Leave Sports Fans Stranded

For many Boston sports fans hoping to avoid the perils of driving into the city and—gasp—finding parking, taking the commuter rail is the easiest way to catch […]

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New MBTA Ads Will Remind Riders That T Drivers Are People, Too

MBTA employees, no strangers to abuse while shuttling commuters around Boston, are about to get some recognition this week. Starting Thursday, 1,000 signs will be put […]

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The MBTA Might End Weekend Commuter Rail Trips

The MBTA is mulling whether to eliminate weekend service on the Commuter Rail for one year, a cost-cutting measure that will be met with intense pushback […]