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Setti Warren Promises to Extend the Blue Line into Lynn

While all eyes are on the Green Line Extension, Setti Warren is promising to push the Blue Line even farther up the North Shore. The 2018 gubernatorial candidate […]

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Don’t Tune Out the Gardner Museum’s New Sound Art Installations

For the first time in its 114-year history, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is showcasing work outside of its own walls. The museum’s new exhibit, “Listen […]

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Those Pervy Bernie & Phyl’s MBTA Ads Are Gone

So long, weird and pervy Bernie & Phyl’s ads on the MBTA. The T has removed a set of posters advertising the furniture chain—which include cringe-inducing […]

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New Boston Landing Commuter Rail Stop Opens in Brighton

The new Boston Landing commuter rail stop on the MBTA’s Framingham-Worcester line welcomed passengers for the first time Monday, marking the return of rail service […]

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MBTA Inks $57 Million Deal with Colorado Consultant for Green Line Extension

The MBTA has inked its largest deal related to the Green Line Extension since ballooning cost estimates placed the long-stalled project on hold two years ago. The […]

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The CapeFlyer Returns for 2017 on Memorial Day Weekend

Here’s your annual reminder that getting out to Cape Cod does not require that you sit in traffic for hours on end. Instead, you can take […]

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MBTA Hopes New Lube Will Help the Screeching at Boylston Street

It’s as Boston a sound as a non-rhotic “R,” or a home-run cracking off Big Papi’s bat. The screeching of trains at the Boylston Street […]

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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 […]