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August 10, 2017

Shuttle Buses to Replace Weekend Fairmount Line Train Service on August 19 and 20

BOSTON – Due to Amtrak track construction work, all weekend Fairmount Line train service will be replaced with MBTA shuttle buses on Saturday, August 19, and Sunday, August 20. Shuttle buses will make stops at all stations between South Station and Rea...

August 9, 2017

Newburyport/Rockport Line PTC construction to finish one month early on August 27

BOSTON – Due to the high level of productivity being performed by construction crews, Positive Train Control (PTC) work being done along the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail Line will conclude one month early on Sunday, August 27. This will be the la...

August 3, 2017

Regular Weekday Newburyport/Rockport Train Service to Resume August 14

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August 3, 2017

MBTA Infrastructure Improvements kick into high gear

BOSTON - As the work to replace the Beverly Drawbridge is about to finish on schedule with weekday train service resuming on August 14, interim MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak this weekend will visit several job sites where crews continue infrastruct...

July 31, 2017

MBTA to Host Job Fair and Informational Session regarding Blue Hill Avenue Station Construction

BOSTON - The MBTA will host a job fair and informational session on Blue Hill Avenue Station construction during a meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, within the auditorium of the Mildred Avenue Community Center. At this event, construction cont...

July 28, 2017

Real progress at the MBTA

ALMOST TWO YEARS AGO, the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board began what many thought to be a thankless if not hopeless task: Transform a fiscally and operationally broken MBTA into a more reliable, customer-friendly transit system. While we stil...

July 25, 2017

MBTA Running Special Soccer Train for AS Roma vs. Juventus F.C. ICC Match at Gillette Stadium on July 30

BOSTON – The MBTA has announced that it is providing special train service to the AS Roma vs. Juventus F.C. International Champions Cup (ICC) match at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, July 30, 2017.

July 21, 2017

MBTA Issues Request for Proposals to Improve Bus Maintenance Operations

BOSTON - Consistent with a multi-part strategy to reduce the costs and improve the efficiency of its bus maintenance operations, the MBTA today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) from private vendors to provide maintenance of MBTA-owned buses at up t...

July 18, 2017

Baker-Polito Administration, MBTA Welcome 345 New Buses as FMCB Marks Two Years of Progress

BOSTON - Highlighting the progress made under two years of the Fiscal and Management Control Board's (FMCB) leadership of the MBTA, MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack and MBTA Interim General Manager Steve Poftak today marked the delivery of 3...

July 18, 2017


STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JULY 18, 2017.....The federal government last week made its first payment towards the Green Line Extension project, a transportation initiative that over the years has been the source of headaches associated with delays and cost ov...