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August 12, 2019

Updated: Building A Better T: MBTA Announces Accelerated Schedule for System Upgrades, Cuts Project Timelines

System upgrade work on the Green, Red, and Orange Lines previously scheduled to take place during limited overnight hours will now take place during weekends, requiring shuttles around certain stations.

August 9, 2019

Update on Red Line Service Improvements

Signals have been restored between Broadway and JFK/UMass with progress resulting in an average time savings of approximately 5 minutes. The Red Line is also operating enhanced service during mid-day.

July 31, 2019

First Zero-emission, Battery-electric Buses Join the MBTA Silver Line Fleet

Three of 5 zero-emission bus prototypes are going into service today, with 2 more to follow soon.

July 30, 2019

Preparing for Extreme Heat

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

July 25, 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Files $18 Billion Transportation Bond Bill

The transportation bond bill seeks $18 billion in additional capital authorization to invest in building, modernizing a transportation system that meets the needs of residents, businesses, and cities and towns statewide.

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 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.