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January 21, 2019

MBTA Service Expectations for Tuesday, January 22

Because of icy conditions, customers urged to allow for additional travel time Tuesday morning. Monitor local weather forecasts and visit for the latest service information.

January 20, 2019

MBTA Service Expectations for Monday, January 21

Customers should allow for an extra 10 to 15 minutes of travel time on Monday morning and exercise caution when walking around busways, pedestrian paths, and station platforms.

January 18, 2019

MBTA Customers Reminded to Stay Connected during This Weekend’s Storm

Get service info via T-Alerts, Twitter,, and the Transit or commuter rail apps. Regular service is expected this weekend, but weekend shuttles on the Green Line D branch and Braintree branch evening shuttles on Sunday are cancelled.

January 7, 2019

FRA Approves MBTA Positive Train Control Program Extension to 2020

The implementation of PTC continues to be the MBTA’s highest-priority capital program and obtaining FRA approval for the 2020 extension is a major project milestone.

January 2, 2019

MBTA to Resume Special $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Pilot

The special $10 Commuter Rail weekend fare pilot will resume on Saturday, January 5. This special weekend fare is available from the first train on Saturday to the last train on Sunday and may be used across all zones and all lines.

December 28, 2018

New Year’s Holiday Travel Advisory

All MBTA service are free after 8 PM, Monday, December 31. Scheduled road work is shutting down at 5 AM, Friday, December 28. RMV service centers are closed Tuesday, January 1.

December 21, 2018

New MBTA Green Line Car goes into Passenger Service

The MBTA launched the first of 24 new Green Line vehicles into regular service, the first new addition to the Green Line fleet in approximately 10 years.

December 18, 2018

First Pair of MBTA Orange Line Cars Complete

Next-generation subway cars are on the way. CRRC MA in Springfield is manufacturing 404 subway cars for the MBTA, including 152 new Orange Line and 252 Red Line vehicles.

December 11, 2018

New MBTA General Manager Appointed

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack announced today the appointment of MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Vice Chair Steve Poftak as the new General Manager of the MBTA.

December 5, 2018

MBTA Reaffirms Accessibility Goals with Amended Agreement

The MBTA and the Boston Center for Independent Living signed an Amended Settlement Agreement on December 4 that sets forth updated achievable goals in the MBTA’s plan to bring about a more accessible transit system.