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May 26, 2022

Shuttle Buses to Replace Orange Line Service in August; Improvements at the Orange Line Rail Yard to Be Completed a Year Ahead of Schedule

Shuttle buses will replace Orange Line service between Oak Grove and Wellington from July 29 through August 28. The MBTA will discuss details at a public meeting on June 30.

May 26, 2022

MBTA Board Approves Capital Investment Plan for Fiscal Years 2023-2027

The Fiscal Year 2023-2027 MBTA Capital Improvement Plan includes all planned capital investments over the next five years.

May 23, 2022

Update regarding Orange Line Trains

Following nearly four days of investigations and inspections, new six-car Orange Line trains were returned to passenger service this morning.

May 20, 2022

Advances to Upgrade Codman Yard Will Bring Improved Efficiency and Reliability to the Red Line

The construction contract for the Codman Yard Expansion and Improvements project has been advertised to bid. The advancements made to Codman Yard will increase capacity and improve the overall reliability and quality of service for all riders.

May 19, 2022

Announcement regarding Orange Line service

Earlier today at Wellington Station, a new Orange Line train experienced a problem in one of the train's multiple braking units, and it went disabled. The issue never presented a hazard for riders nor employees, but the train was removed from service for an inspection. While the MBTA works to determine the exact cause of the failure, a proactive decision has been made to keep all of the new trains out of service while the vehicle engineering and technical teams troubleshoot the problem. With safety being the top priority, the MBTA took this action out of an abundance of caution.

May 19, 2022

MBTA Launches Small Business Enterprise Program

The Small Business Enterprise Program for construction is an effort to promote, create, and sustain capital programs construction business opportunities at the MBTA for small businesses as well as stimulate the Massachusetts economy by providing sustained revenue opportunities to local small businesses.

May 18, 2022

Keolis Announces Return of CapeFLYER Train Service Between Boston and Hyannis

CapeFLYER will return starting Memorial Day weekend for its 10th summer of service between Boston’s South Station and Cape Cod. Offering roundtrip service, trains will operate Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through Labor Day.

May 18, 2022

Upcoming Suspension of Blue Line Train Service between Wonderland and Orient Heights for 18 Days Begins Sunday, May 22

Free shuttle buses will replace trains between these stations. Critical work on the Suffolk Downs pedestrian bridge needs to be complete prior to the beginning of the shutdown of the Sumner Tunnel on June 10 as part of the MassDOT Sumner Tunnel Restoration project.

May 16, 2022

MassDOT and MBTA Launch New Bus Network Map Draft

The Bus Network Redesign’s new proposal for bus service will create a more equitable network with more frequent service, better connections, and more all-day service every day. Public engagement on the new draft network map will take place in person and virtually throughout May, June, and July 2022.

May 12, 2022

Blue Line Suspension between Airport and Bowdoin Will Continue through Tuesday, May 17

Blue Line train service anticipated to return on Wednesday, May 18.