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September 18, 2017

MBTA to Issue First Ever Tax-Exempt Sustainability Bond

Public will have the opportunity to invest in T’s environmental and socially focused projects

September 1, 2017

MBTA Issues Annual Report on Flexible Contracting Authority

BOSTON – As required by statute, the MBTA has filed its annual report to the legislature regarding the waiver from Provisions of Sections 52-55 of Chapter 7 of Massachusetts General Laws for the use of flexible contracting, commonly known as the Pachec...

September 1, 2017

Weekend Framingham/Worcester Line Replaced by Buses between Wellesley Farms and Back Bay/South Station Sept. 16-17, 23-24

BOSTON – As the MBTA, with support from Keolis Commuter Services, makes infrastructure improvements to the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail Line, necessary construction work will mean that weekend train service between Wellesley Farms and South Stati...

August 24, 2017

Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail Line Weekend Service to Resume Sept. 2

BOSTON – The MBTA and Keolis Commuter Services (KCS) announced today that weekend service on the Newburyport/Rockport commuter rail line will resume September 2. This train route that services the Northshore was temporarily shut down on weekends for th...

August 17, 2017

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Ribbon Cutting for Framingham Commuter Rail Lot

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration as well as state and regional transit officials today celebrated the ribbon cutting of the Framingham Commuter Rail Station Parking Lot. Management of Framingham Commuter Rail Station, including the station’s pa...

August 16, 2017

Buses to Replace Green Line D Branch Trolleys between Reservoir and Riverside Aug. 19-20 and 26-27

BOSTON – Due to necessary track work in the area of Eliot Station, buses will replace Green Line D branch trolley service between Reservoir and Riverside Stations in both directions from start to end of service on Saturday, August 19, and Sunday, Augus...

August 15, 2017

Seasoned executive with deep turn-around experience named MBTA General Manager/CEO

BOSTON – Luis Manuel Ramírez, whose three-decade business career has included successful turnarounds with divisions of some of the nation’s biggest corporations, will be the next General Manager/CEO of the MBTA, Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Po...

August 14, 2017

No Weekend Service on Needham Commuter Rail Line from Sept. 2 to Nov. 18

BOSTON - From September 2 through November 18, there will be no weekend Needham Line train service while Positive Train Control (PTC) is installed. Connecting MBTA services are available.

August 14, 2017

MBTA to Host Public Meeting on Needham Line PTC Installation and Service Impacts

BOSTON - A public meeting has been scheduled on Thursday, August 24, at Needham Town Hall regarding Positive Train Control (PTC) installation taking place on the Needham Commuter Rail Line beginning on Saturday, September 2. Please attend to hear more ...

August 10, 2017

Shuttle Buses to Replace Weekend Fairmount Line Train Service on August 19 and 20

BOSTON – Due to Amtrak track construction work, all weekend Fairmount Line train service will be replaced with MBTA shuttle buses on Saturday, August 19, and Sunday, August 20. Shuttle buses will make stops at all stations between South Station and Rea...