Winter Weather Information


We are committed to keeping you informed by giving you the most updated service information quickly, accurately, and when you need it.

The Best Ways To Stay Connected:  

T-Alerts: Sign-up for T-Alerts to receive alert texts and/or emails right to your phone. Click here to sign up.  

Transit App:  Transit App is the only MBTA endorsed app for your smartphone. Download it here

Twitter: Follow us on Twitter @MBTA and @MBTA_CR  to get alerts in your newsfeed.  


** Remember that during severe weather, all of our modes of transportation may operate at reduced levels, resulting in less frequent service, delays or cancellations. Staying connected through the communications mentioned above is the best way to receive the most updated service announcements.


The Red, Blue, Orange and Green Lines may operate at reduced levels during severe weather, resulting in less frequent service.

The Mattapan Hi-Speed Line may be replaced by bus shuttles during severe weather.

Commuter Rail

During severe weather, the Commuter Rail may operate on reduced severe weather service plans. To determine if your route is operating on a reduced severe weather service plan, check or media reports regularly for updates.


Some bus routes may operate at reduced levels during severe weather, resulting in less frequent service.

Some bus routes, especially those located on hills or narrow streets, may operate on Snow Routes.


During severe weather, Commuter Boats and Ferries may operate reduced service. Check T-Alerts regularly for service updates and information.


During inclement weather, customers should expect some delays in service. The RIDE strongly recommends that you check with your contractor directly as services may be curtailed. The numbers are as follows:

North area:        Greater Lynn Senior Services      888-319-7433         TTY 800-621-0420

South area:        National Express                        888-920-7433         TTY 888-607-7787

West area:         Veterans Transportation              877-765-7433         TTY 888-553-8294

Not sure which contractor serves your area? Check here

Service AlertsService AlertsRSS Feed


Blue 1 upcoming

Green 1 ongoing

MattapanRegular Service

Orange 2 upcoming 2 ongoing

Red 1 upcoming

SilverRegular Service

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