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July 19, 2019

Red Line Service Update: Repair Efforts Expected to Return Broadway - JFK/UMass to Normal Service by August 15

Restoration of this segment will result in improved service and a time savings of roughly five minutes. Efforts continue to focus on Braintree and Ashmont branches south of JFK/UMass.

July 19, 2019

Preparing for this Weekend's Extreme Heat

During extreme heat this weekend, we’ll have crews stationed around the system to help.

July 18, 2019

Watertown Partners with MBTA to Increase Access to CharlieCards

CharlieCards now available at Watertown Town Hall and Watertown Free Public Library.

July 12, 2019

Green Line D Branch Track and Signal Work Shifted East into Newton and Brookline

Track and signal work is taking place with evening shuttles replacing D branch service between Newton Highlands and Kenmore in both directions from 8:30 PM on Mondays through Fridays beginning last Monday through December 20, 2019.

July 11, 2019

Needham Commuter Rail Line Saturday Train Service Suspended beginning August 3 through October 12

Installation of the second phase of PTC infrastructure along the Needham Line will require the suspension of Needham Line service on Saturdays only from August 3 through October 12.

July 2, 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates South Coast Rail Groundbreaking

South Coast Rail Phase 1 will connect Taunton, Fall River, New Bedford, and the surrounding areas to Boston.

June 26, 2019

Wayfinding and Station Improvements Coming to Downtown Crossing, State, Haymarket, and North Station

The FMCB awarded a nearly $30 million contract for improvements with work including replacement of signage; repairs to ceilings, walls, and floors; interior painting; cleaning and refinishing benches; replacing lighting; and cleaning in-station artwork.

June 25, 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Acceleration Plan for MBTA Infrastructure Improvements

Through a 5-part strategy, the acceleration plan builds on the T’s existing robust safety program and aggressive Capital Investment Program. It is designed to facilitate an increase in construction and maintenance projects within shorter timeframes.

June 24, 2019

Orange Line: Wellington to Oak Grove: Evening Trains Replaced with Shuttle Buses For Track Reconstruction

As part of the MBTA’s $8 billion, 5-year capital improvement program, evening state-of-good-repair work is taking place along a portion of the Orange Line beginning June 24.

June 24, 2019

MBTA Control Board Launches Independent Safety Review Panel

This panel of experts will bring outside perspectives to the T's safety practices and seek ways to build upon safety culture.