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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.

December 4, 2018

Quincy Adams Station Entrance at Independence Avenue Reopened

On December 3, the walkway leading from Independence Avenue in Quincy to the Red Line’s Quincy Adams Station re-opened, connecting the adjacent neighborhood to faster access to the Station.

November 27, 2018

Fitchburg Train 404 Update

Following a derailment incident this morning, normal service is expected through the day.

November 13, 2018

MassDOT Issues RFP for Lynn Transit Action Plan Study

The Lynn Transit Action Plan Study will focus on strategies to enhance the quality, capacity, and reliability of public transportation for residents and local businesses in Lynn, Massachusetts. 

November 9, 2018

T launches MBTA.com/Weekend for Upcoming Weekend Work

The new page consolidates major work into one, concise location.

October 30, 2018

MBTA Service Plans for Wednesday’s Red Sox Parade

To accommodate the 2018 Boston Red Sox World Series victory parade, the MBTA will operate enhanced service on Wednesday. Parade attendees strongly encouraged to purchase round-trip fares in advance.

October 29, 2018

MBTA Launches Perq for Work

Perq is the new name of the monthly pass program for companies that want to offer this added benefit to their employees.

October 26, 2018

Shuttle Buses Replacing Green Line D Branch Service between Reservoir and Kenmore for 8 Consecutive Weekends Beginning October 27-28

These shuttle bus service weekends allow for work to take place for the Green Line D branch’s Track and Signal Replacement Project, the Fenway Portal Project, and capital construction work between Beaconsfield and Kenmore.

October 16, 2018

Franklin Line Weekend Shuttles during 2 Weekends for East Street Bridge Rehabilitation Work

Weekend work for the East Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project will begin Friday on October 19 and November 9 with regular service resuming on Monday morning of October 22 and November 12, respectively.