No matter what the weather, it’s our job to get you where you need to go. Since the end of last winter, we’ve been working hard to make sure you can depend on the T. Tens of millions of dollars have been invested in system-wide upgrades as well as improvements to infrastructure and equipment, from tracks to trains.
We are committed to keeping you better informed by getting you the most updated service information quickly, accurately, and when you need it.
Here are some tools that can help.
- Get the most updated service information by signing up for T-Alerts.
- Download apps for real-time tracking (Not sure what app to get? See what our customer had to say about the apps they use.
- Follow us on Twitter.
The MBTA asked customers to participate in a survey about which app they use the most and why. Below you’ll find the results.
|Most Popular Modes||Most Popular Features|
|App||Subway||Bus||Commuter Rail||Provides accurate and reliable info||Provides service alerts||Shows actual location of bus/train||Visually appealing||Provides trip planning/ directions||Provides info on multiple modes of transit|
Catch The Bus
Green Line Tracker
Live Commuter Rail Train Mapping
MBTA Commuter Rail Tracker
The Red, Blue, Orange, Silver, and Green Lines may operate at reduced levels during severe winter weather, resulting in less frequent service.
The Mattapan Trolley may also be replaced by bus shuttles during severe weather.
During severe weather, the Commuter Rail may experience severe delays and cancelations.
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.
A full listing of buses with Snow Routes is below.
During storms, check T-Alerts regularly to determine which routes are operating on Snow Routes.
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||TTY|
|South area: National Express||TTY|
|West area: Veterans Transportation||TTY|
Not sure which contractor serves your area? Check here.
Service Updates & Information:
• Visit MBTA.com for service alerts and winter schedules
• Sign up for T-Alerts to receive service updates
• Follow the MBTA on Twitter @mbta
• Check local news and weather broadcasts
• Call our customer support line at
Orange 2 ongoing
Red 4 upcoming
Fairmount 1 current
Fitchburg 1 ongoing
Greenbush Regular Service
Haverhill 2 ongoing
Kingston/Plmth Regular Service
Lowell Regular Service
Middle/Lake Regular Service
Needham 2 ongoing
Newbury/Rock Regular Service
Hingham Regular Service
Hull Regular Service
Charlestown Regular Service