‘It happened real quick, real fast’: collision between car and Green Line train in Boston suspends afternoon service

An accident near the Boston University Bridge between a car and a Green Line train led to suspended service Wednesday. Around 3:00 p.m. an outboundRead More

MBTA closes staircase at JFK/UMass due to critical structural issue

The MBTA has closed a staircase at the Columbia Rd. entrance of the JFK/Umass Red Line station due to a “critical structural issue.” The safetyRead More

Green Line Extension Medford Branch will open December 12

The often-delayed Medford Branch of the MBTA’s Green Line Extension will open Monday December 12. Outgoing MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak made the announcement aboutRead More

Steve Poftak stepping down as head of MBTA

MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak told employees that he’s stepping down as general manager from the MBTA in a letter. His last day will beRead More

Green Line D Branch reopens Saturday, 2 days ahead of schedule

The Green Line’s D Branch reopened Saturday, two days ahead of schedule. While the entire branch was closed, crews replaced more than 6,000 feet ofRead More

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Dorchester man arrested for indecent assault of two teens on Red Line train

A Dorchester man has been arrested for indecently assaulting a 15-year-old and 18-year-old while on a Red Line train earlier this month, MBTA Transit PoliceRead More

Low-speed Orange Line trips will extend into December

Some speed restrictions on the Orange Line that have befuddled riders and slowed trips will stay in place into December, more than two months afterRead More

LaHood: timing perfect to restart MBTA from ‘Ground Zero’

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, OCT. 25, 2022…..Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing how to fix years of problems at the MBTA while state government stands on the thresholdRead More

Wu urges full-court press for MBTA workers

Policymakers across the state and local level need to deploy “every last bit of political will” to reinvigorate hiring at the short-staffed transit agency, BostonRead More

Green Line D Branch shutdowns to finish ahead of schedule

The final closure of the Green Line D Branch as part of the 2022 Green Line Transformation plan will come to an end two daysRead More