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October 25, 2023

November Service Changes Will Allow Crews to Continue Improvement Work Across MBTA System

Service changes are planned for the Red, Orange, and Haverhill lines.

October 24, 2023

MBTA Announces Launch of Bus Priority Vision and Toolkit, Supports Bus Priority Investments Across 26 Bus Corridors

Bus priority implementation is critical to unlocking more reliable and frequent bus service for approximately 220,000 daily riders.

October 16, 2023

MBTA Announces New Green Line Car Exterior Paint Design

Riders were invited to select one of three exterior paint designs for the new cars through an online survey that was available from October 2 to October 13. MBTA employees were also asked to provide their feedback. More than 16,300 responses were received to the MBTA’s survey with the winning design receiving 9,566 votes.

October 11, 2023

Temporary Lynn Commuter Rail Station Platform Expected to Open in December, Nine Months Ahead of Schedule

The MBTA in partnership with Keolis was able to accelerate construction of the temporary platform in order to resume Commuter Rail service at Lynn Station in December 2023, which is nine months sooner than previously planned. The interim station will be located on Silsbee Street, which is three blocks or less than approximately a quarter of a mile from the original station.

October 3, 2023

Commuter Rail Adding More October Service than Ever to and from Salem for Haunted Happenings

Weekend Commuter Rail service to and from Salem will doubles for the month of October.

October 3, 2023

MBTA Announces East Boston, Winthrop, and Lynn Ferry Service Will Be Extended This Fall

East Boston and Winthrop ferries are extended until November 30, and Lynn ferries are extended to October 31.

September 28, 2023

MBTA Establishes New Office Focused on Climate and Resilience, Takes Significant Steps to Increase Environmental Sustainability and Resilience

The new Climate and Resiliency Policy and Planning team will be tasked with decreasing the Agency’s and the Commonwealth’s environmental footprint and increasing the resilience of the MBTA system.

September 28, 2023

Foxboro Station, Commuter Rail Pilot’s Success Leads to Permanent Weekday Service Beginning October 2

The year-long pilot exceeded goals for ridership and other key metrics. Foxboro Station will now feature permanent weekday Commuter Rail service.

September 27, 2023

Fairmount Commuter Rail Line to Be Free during 16-Day Red Line Ashmont Branch and Mattapan Closure

Reminder: The MBTA is hosting upcoming virtual and in-person public meetings this month.

September 25, 2023

MBTA, Keolis, and Operation Lifesaver Partner with Communities to Raise Awareness of Rail Safety during National Rail Safety Week

A special Rail Safety Week train made stops along the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail Line for community events.