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May 10, 2021

MBTA Control Board Makes Improvements to the Youth Pass; Converts Outer Express Bus Routes to Inner Express Fares

Youth Pass and Express Bus fare changes go into effect on July 1, 2021. More information can be found at mbta.com/2021FareChanges.

April 30, 2021

Reminder: Face Coverings Continue to Be Required on MBTA Vehicles, Stations, Platforms

While the CDC and the Commonwealth’s guidance relax the need for face coverings in some settings for vaccinated individuals, face coverings are still required while riding the MBTA, including at outdoor bus stops and all outdoor platforms for the Commuter Rail, subway, and trolley systems.

April 27, 2021

MBTA Control Board Commits to Funding The Transit Priority Group as part of the FY22 Budget

With steadfast support from the Barr Foundation, the MBTA has worked closely with MassDOT and municipal partners to deliver over 13 miles of bus lanes and activate transit signal priority at 64 locations in six cities.

April 26, 2021

New MBTA Ferry Schedules Take Effect May 22

Hingham direct ferry service, Hingham/Hull weekend service, and Charlestown ferry service will resume. Weekday Hingham/Hull ferry service will continue with limited trips to Logan Airport.

April 15, 2021

City of Lynn, MassDOT, and MBTA Announce Completion of First-ever Bus Lane in Lynn and a Network of Bike Lanes to Improve Commutes for Thousands of Essential Workers

This collaborative effort among the City of Lynn, MassDOT, and the MBTA aims to improve bus speed and reliability for Bus Routes 455 and 426/426W, benefiting nearly 3,000 bus riders daily, as a part of MassDOT’s Shared Streets and Spaces Grant and the region’s COVID-19 transportation response.

April 12, 2021

MBTA Extends Five-day Flex Pass on mTicket; Proposes Youth Pass Improvements and Converting Outer Express Bus Routes to Inner Express Fares

More information on the Youth Pass and Express Bus proposals can be found at mbta.com/2021FareChanges.

April 8, 2021

Public Hearing on Fare Evasion Regulations on April 15

This virtual public hearing is being held to hear feedback from riders and stakeholders regarding proposed Fare Evasion Regulations 703 CMR 5.00 to decrease fine levels associated with fare evasion on the MBTA.

April 2, 2021

Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail Line’s New Regional Rail-style Service in Effect April 5

The upcoming Framingham/Worcester Line schedule will better meet the evolving needs of both pre-pandemic commuters and new riders through on-the-hour weekday service between Worcester and downtown Boston and half-hour weekday peak service between Framingham and downtown Boston.

April 1, 2021

Reminder: Spring 2021 Commuter Rail Schedules Take Effect April 5

Frequent, bi-directional service moves the rail network closer to a Regional Rail style of system. The upcoming spring 2021 schedules are available to view online at mbta.com/commuterrail.

March 31, 2021

Building a Better T: Green Line B Branch Station Consolidation Project Work Taking Place for Seven Weeks, Washington Street – Kenmore Work Begins April 17

Shuttle buses will replace B Branch trolleys during weekdays and weekends for three weeks from April 17 to May 9 and for four weeks from May 17 to June 13 between Washington Street and Kenmore.