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  • mbta Jan 17

    Ever Dreamed of Owning Your Own MBTA Car? Now You Can

    Next stop: your house? The MBTA is auctioning off seven rail cars from the T, along with 31 buses. The available items range from Green Line cars to vintage buses, according to the company auctioning it off, Auctions International. Bidding for all items started on Jan. 14 and will end on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The starting bid on items in…

  • Massachusetts Jan 5

    Transit Police: Green Line Strikes Woman in Newton

    A woman in her 40s was brought to the hospital after she was hit by a MBTA Green Line train, according to transit police.

  • green line Dec 17, 2019

    Delays on MBTA Green Line in Newton Due to ‘Switch Problem’

    Commuters on the Green Line in Newton, Massachusetts experienced delays Tuesday morning as the MBTA worked to repair a “switch problem.” Service on the D branch was delayed by some 10 minutes in both directions between Waban and Riverside stations, the MBTA said. Crews were on the scene at Riverside to fix the issue, the agency said.

  • green line Dec 10, 2019

    Service Resumes on MBTA’s Green Line After Smoke Fills Park Street Station

    Service has resumed on the MBTA’s Green Line after smoke due to a power issue consumed Park Street station Tuesday afternoon. MBTA officials first tweeted at about 1 p.m. that service was impacted between Park Street and Haymarket stations. About an hour later, officials said service between Kenmore and Haymarket was also impacted due to the power problem. At...

  • Nov 15, 2019

    MBTA Red Line Weekend Closures Come Start, Part of Accelerated Improvement Plan

    Public transit commuters who depend on the MBTA Red Line may have their service disrupted on weekends for the next month as crews will shut down service from Broadway to Kendall/MIT for maintenance. The T announced weekend closings will begin Friday and end on Dec. 15, with the exception of Thanksgiving weekend. Normal services will resume on Monday’s.

  • Nov 14, 2019

    MBTA Announces Red Line Weekend Shutdowns Starting Nov. 15

    Red Line service between the Broadway and Kendall/MIT stations will be closing on weekends beginning this week, with shuttle buses replacing train service, the MBTA announced. The weekend closings will begin on Nov. 15 and end on Dec. 15, the MBTA said in a statement. Thanksgiving weekend will be the exception to this, with regular train service running from Nov....

  • Oct 24, 2019

    MBTA Green Line Back Up and Running After Shutdown

    The MBTA Green Line is back up and running on schedule after a wire problem at North Station forced closures.

  • Oct 24, 2019

    MBTA’s Green Line Back to Normal After Power Problem

    Service is back to normal for the MBTA Green Line after a station experienced a power problem and a train encountered a mechanical issue on Wednesday.

  • Oct 23, 2019

    Emerson College Community Mourns Death of Professor Hit by Commuter Rail Train

    Students and faculty at Emerson College were mourning Wednesday, a day after a popular journalism professor was fatally struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail Train while riding his bicycle to work. Moses Shumow was riding his bicycle on a pedestrian “cut-through” lane at Beverly Depot station in Massachusetts Tuesday morning when he was struck by a train.

  • Oct 22, 2019

    Emerson Journalism Professor Killed in Commuter Train Crash

    An Emerson College professor has died after being hit by an MBTA Commuter Rail train in Beverly, Massachusetts, while riding his bicycle Tuesday morning. Authorities said the victim was riding a bicycle when he was struck by an outbound train at Beverly Depot Station while riding on a pedestrian “cut-through” lane around 8:20 a.m. The man was taken to an...

  • Oct 21, 2019

    Service Resumes on Orange Line After Messy Morning Commute

    Full service on the MBTA’s Orange Line has resumed after a messy morning commute. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority tweeted at 2:30 p.m. that work on the Orange Line has been completed and safely tested.

  • Oct 16, 2019

    MBTA Green Line Trolley Involved in Crash With Pickup Truck in Brighton, Woman Injured

    A woman was injured Wednesday when an MBTA Green Line trolley was involved in a crash with a pickup truck, according to Boston police. Casstrena Moses, a kindergarten teacher, was on a bus on her way to work when the driver slammed the brakes in order to avoid the crash.

  • Oct 14, 2019

    Inside Look at MBTA’s Green Line Extension

    MBTA officials speak to Jeff Saperstone in an exclusive interview to discuss the ongoing Green Line extension project.

  • Oct 14, 2019

    Exclusive Look at MBTA’s Green Line Extension Project

    Cement pillars connected by steel beams are now the most visible signs of the progress of the $2.3 billion MBTA Green Line Extension project. Project manager John Dalton told NBC10 Boston that they are still on track to finish by 2021. “We’re probably about 20% complete, done,” Dalton said during a tour of the site on Wednesday.

  • Aug 13, 2019

    Part of the $2.3 Billion Plan to Extend Green Line is Behind Schedule

    A portion of the $2.3 billion project to extend the Green Line to Somerville and Medford has fallen behind schedule. That’s according to the project director, John Dalton, who told the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s control board Monday that work to relocate existing commuter rail tracks likely will go into November. The original schedule pegged its completion by next...

  • Aug 12, 2019

    MBTA to Shut Down Over a Dozen Stations on 3 Lines on Weekends This Fall for Repairs

    The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will shut down segments of key lines during weekends this fall to repair the aging system, which has been under scrutiny following a series of derailments this summer, under plans announced Monday. Under the plan, the MBTA will shut down more than a dozen stations on the Orange, Red and Green lines during weekends from...

  • Aug 7, 2019

    MBTA Train Operator Taken Off Job After Green Line Derailment

    A Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority train operator has been taken off the job after a Green Line train derailed Wednesday morning. The incident happened shortly after 6 a.m. when an inbound train carrying a single passenger derailed at Riverside Station, according to the MBTA. Thirty-five shuttle buses were brought in to substitute service between Riverside and Newton Highlands stations.

  • Jul 19, 2019

    WATCH: Footage From MBTA Shows Red Line Derailment

    NBC10 Boston has obtained previously unreleased footage from last month’s derailment of a train on the MBTA Red Line. The line’s signal system was seriously damaged after the train went off the tracks at JFK/UMass Station on June 11, sparking criticism of the MBTA as well as repair work transportation officials expected to last through the summer. In the newly...

  • Jul 1, 2019

    Local Politicians Protest ‘#UnfairHikes’ at T Stations

    Numerous politicians joined demonstrators to voice their opposition to the MBTA’s fare hike, which went into effect on Monday. The roughly 6% increase comes after the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board voted in March to approve the boost. As of Monday, a single ride on an MBTA subway will cost $2.40 and a Monthly LinkPass will set passengers back $90.

  • Jul 1, 2019

    MBTA Fare Hikes Take Effect Amid Ongoing, Recent Issues With Service

    A fare hike for the MBTA took effect Monday, angering critics who say the move is unfair in light of recent mechanical problems that caused major delays. “I think it’s kind of absurd that we have to pay a little bit more and not know why we’re paying even more,” rider Kevin Milien said.

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