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October 9, 2018

Work to Improve Reliability of the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line Continues

This tie replacement project is necessary track maintenance to help ensure a smooth and comfortable ride for passengers, and to further improve service reliability.

October 9, 2018

MBTA Announces Retail Concession Opportunities

The MBTA will release an Invitation to Bid to lease ten separate retail concession locations, generating non-fare revenue for the MBTA and providing the rare opportunity to lease retail space at some of the MBTA’s most active stations. 

October 9, 2018

New Riders’ Transportation Access Group Meeting to Be Held on October 18

R-TAG has been established as a new customer advisory group focused on matters related to accessibility for people with disabilities and seniors.

October 5, 2018

On Green Line D-branch, Nighttime Bus Shuttles Run Between Brookline Hills and Reservoir in October

In support of Green Line’s Track and Signal Replacement Project, buses will replace Green Line D-branch trolleys between Brookline Hills and Reservoir beginning at 9 p.m. through the end of service October 8-11 and October 14-18.

October 1, 2018

MBTA Awards Signal Upgrade Contract for Red and Orange Lines

Once complete, the new signal systems on both lines are expected to substantially improve service reliability and improve peak hour headways.

September 26, 2018

First Extended-range Hybrid Bus Joins the MBTA's Silver Line Fleet

New bus features include the next generation of hybrid propulsion systems and "start/stop" technology.

September 24, 2018

MBTA Positive Train Control Project Completes Work on Schedule in Order To Apply for 2020 Extension

All PTC work has been completed, all requirements have been satisfied, and the MBTA has submitted to the FRA a Request for Extension for full PTC system deployment to December 2020.

September 24, 2018

MassDOT, MBTA, Keolis, and Transit Police to Partner with Massachusetts Operation Lifesaver to Raise Awareness during Second Annual Rail Safety Week

MassDOT, MBTA, Keolis, TPD, and others are participating in educational initiatives during the nation’s second annual Rail Safety Week. Developed by Operation Lifesaver, this year’s Rail Safety Week is September 23-29, 2018.

September 15, 2018

MBTA to Resume Regularly Scheduled Service on the Haverhill Commuter Rail Line

The MBTA is resuming regularly scheduled service on the Haverhill Commuter Rail Line beginning Sunday, September 16, making all stops, including stops at Lawrence, Andover, and Ballardvale.

September 14, 2018

Limited Service This Weekend on the Haverhill Commuter Rail Line

Train service will operate between Reading and North Station, while express buses will be provided between Haverhill and Reading Station. Neither train nor bus service will be available between North Wilmington and Lawrence Stations.