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Due to a structural issue with the Gov't Ctr Garage, Green Line is replaced by shuttle buses between Gov't Ctr and Lechmere. Orange Line is suspended between North Station and Back Bay. Orange Line customers can use Green Line service through Downtown.   MBTA.com/DowntownDiversion

Winter Weather Travel Guide

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Long before the first snowflake falls each year, MBTA employees are getting our salt silos, plows, and winter boots ready to clear tracks, stations, and parking lots. 

In the meantime, this guide will help you get ready for a snowy commute.

Planning Your Winter Commute

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If you can avoid traveling during winter storms, we recommend doing so. This helps us, and the many other road crews around the state, clear the rails and roadways for safe travel. 

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Learn More About Taking the T

Our user guides can help you learn how to navigate the system, get to local events, use accessibility features, and more.

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What to Expect During a Storm

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Snow, ice, wind, and debris are the main causes for delays and disruptions to MBTA service during winter. 

On rare occasions, the governor may issue a state of emergency or travel ban, which can impact the level of MBTA service available. If this happens, we will update our website and Twitter with related service changes.

Plan a trip

When there are service changes, the Trip Planner will show related disruptions.

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Plan a trip

When there are service changes, the Trip Planner will show related disruptions.

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