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August 28, 2019

MassDOT Awarded $41 Million Federal Grant for South Station's Tower 1 Interlocking

Work being funded by this grant will include replacing the existing signal system, upgrading switches, track, and power systems, addressing settling that has occurred at switch points, and improving resiliency.

August 27, 2019

Better Bus Project Bus Service Changes Begin on September 1

The FMCB approved changes to 53 routes in April 2019. Of those changes, 29 routes will be changing on September 1. The remainder of the changes will follow this winter or in subsequent quarters.

August 23, 2019

Building a Better T: MBTA Weekend Construction Work Video/Photo Opportunity

As part of the MBTA’s $8 billion, 5-year capital investment program, the T is undertaking infrastructure projects this weekend across the Orange Line, Green Line, and Lowell Commuter Rail Line, which will require 4, separate diversions in service.

August 22, 2019

Salem Partners with MBTA to Increase Access to CharlieCards

CharlieCards are now available at the Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center, the Salem Public Library, and Salem’s Parking Department.

August 15, 2019

Bus Schedule Changes for Fall 2019

The summer schedule begins Sunday, September 1, 2019. Several routes have changes as part of the Better Bus Project.

August 15, 2019

MBTA Wollaston Station to Open Friday Morning

An entirely new Wollaston Station will open at the start of Red Line service Friday, August 16, 2019.

August 14, 2019

First New MBTA Orange Line Cars Enter Passenger Service

These 6 new, more modern, more accessible cars entering service today are the first of 152 new Orange Line cars that will completely replace and expand the current fleet.

August 12, 2019

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.