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July 14, 2022

MBTA Issues Update on Safety Work Progress

The MBTA today reported on its progress to address ongoing safety concerns raised during a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Safety Management Inspection (SMI) last month. Over the last several weeks, the MBTA has implemented safety plans to address track conditions and maintenance, updated safety trainings and directives, and has addressed staffing shortages.

July 5, 2022

Green Line B Branch 12-Day Improvements Work Completed on Schedule; Green Line C Branch Closure to Begin July 11

During the closure, crews replaced 3,200 feet of track, four units of special track work, one vehicular intersection, one pedestrian crossing, and installed wayside equipment for the Green Line Train Protection System.

July 4, 2022

Update on New Orange Line and Red Line Trains

New cars were returned to passenger service this afternoon with the appropriate corrective actions in place. The MBTA is grateful to its customers for their patience while the vehicle engineering team worked to ensure that the new cars are performing in a safe and reliable manner.

July 1, 2022

Red Line Ashmont Branch and Mattapan Line Improvement Work to Take Place July 16

Shuttle buses will replace Red Line and Mattapan Line train service between JFK/UMass and Mattapan stations on July 16 until 6 PM.

June 30, 2022

MBTA Celebrates Winchester Center Commuter Rail Station Groundbreaking

With a construction cost of approximately $50 million, the upcoming Winchester Center station will feature brand new high-level and accessible platforms to allow for easy boarding and to accommodate longer, nine-car trains that increase station capacity as well as other improvements.

June 29, 2022

REMINDER: 2022 Fare Changes Take Effect July 1

Upcoming changes include lowering the 1-Day LinkPass to $11, the introduction of a 7-Day LinkPass for Reduced Fare Riders, and more.

June 29, 2022

North Station Terminal Area Signal System Improvement Project Work and Newburyport/Rockport Automatic Train Control Work to Take Place This Summer 2022

The MBTA will perform critical signal work as part of the North Station Terminal Area Signal System Improvement Project and the Commuter Rail Automatic Train Control (ATC) Project. In order to accomplish this important work, Commuter Rail lines that operate out of North Station will experience some service changes this summer, affecting riders on the Newburyport/Rockport, Haverhill, Fitchburg, and Lowell Commuter Rail lines.

June 26, 2022

Green and Orange Line Service Resuming, Effective Immediately

Following a comprehensive inspection of the infrastructure by internal and third party engineers and safety experts, an intensive assessment of the repair work performed, and subsequent testing of trains in the tunnels, the MBTA’s team of structural engineers have determined it is safe for both Orange and Green Line train services to resume, effective immediately.

June 25, 2022

Green and Orange Line Service Expected to Return Monday Morning

The MBTA is working toward resuming regular Orange and Green Line services as soon as is safely possible, and is aiming to resume regular service during the morning hours on Monday, June 27, 2022, if deemed safe by internal and third party engineers and safety experts.

June 24, 2022

MBTA Announces Green and Orange Line Service Disruption as a result of Government Center Garage project

This afternoon, HYM Construction, the contractor demolishing the private Government Center Garage, advised the MBTA that the garage’s support columns that pass through MBTA tunnels near Haymarket station are severely deteriorated, creating an unsafe environment in the tunnel area for Green Line and Orange Line trains to operate through. The condition of these columns requires the suspension of Green Line and Orange Line rail service effective immediately in the tunnels beneath Haymarket station.