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  • MBTA plan will speed system upgrades - Railway Track & Structures
    on April 26, 2017 at 11:15 am

    Railway Track & StructuresMBTA plan will speed system upgradesRailway Track & StructuresThe agency's Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) this week approved a comprehensive MBTA Strategic Plan to serve as a blueprint for the objectives and strategies needed to ensure continuous improvement across all areas of the transit operator.MBTA adopts strategy to fast-track repairsProgressive Rail Roadingall 2 news articles » […]

  • MBTA Contract No. A47CN01, WOLLASTON STATION IMPROVEMENTS AND QUINCY CENTER GARAGE ... - BayStateBanner
    on April 26, 2017 at 10:51 am

    MBTA Contract No. A47CN01, WOLLASTON STATION IMPROVEMENTS AND QUINCY CENTER GARAGE ...BayStateBannerElectronic proposals for the following project will be received through the internet using Bid Express until the date and time stated below, and will be posted on www.bidx.com forthwith after the bid submission deadline. No paper copies of bids will be ...and more » […]

  • MBTA to skip shutdown meeting | | eagletribune.com - Eagle-Tribune
    on April 25, 2017 at 2:25 am

    Eagle-TribuneMBTA to skip shutdown meeting | | eagletribune.comEagle-TribuneThe first of three North Shore public forums focusing on a Department of Transportation plan to shut down commuter rail service north of Salem for 28 days this ...MBTA A No-Show at Meeting It Helped Organize on Summer ShutdownThe Local Ne.ws (registration)Here's why your MBTA train is so crowded - WCVB.comWCVB BostonCrowded commuter rail rides to continue: Keolis will have fewer ...The Boston Globeall 6 news articles » […]

  • Man accused of assaulting woman on MBTA turns himself in, police say - The Boston Globe
    on April 22, 2017 at 11:52 pm

    The Boston GlobeMan accused of assaulting woman on MBTA turns himself in, police sayThe Boston GlobeMBTA police said Saturday that a man who allegedly assaulted a woman at Lechmere station in front of a group of school children has turned himself in. “TY to media who displayed his photo & our #MBTA community for spreading our tweet. The subject ...Man accused of assaulting school chaperone in front of children at MBTA station turns himself inMassLive.comWoman Assaulted At MBTA Station While Chaperoning ChildrenCBS Boston / WBZall 6 news articles » […]

  • Protect Sudbury sues MBTA over Eversource records - MetroWest Daily News
    on April 21, 2017 at 8:49 pm

    MetroWest Daily NewsProtect Sudbury sues MBTA over Eversource recordsMetroWest Daily NewsThe political nonprofit opposing Eversource's proposed high-voltage transmission line between Hudson and Sudbury is suing the MBTA to access public records related to the project. Protect Sudbury filed suit in Suffolk Superior Court April 14 asking a ...and more » […]

  • See what the new MBTA Green Line trolleys will look like (photos) - MassLive.com
    on April 21, 2017 at 9:25 am

    MassLive.comSee what the new MBTA Green Line trolleys will look like (photos)MassLive.comThe MBTA has revealed what many of its passengers have long been anticipating: new Green Line trolleys. The $118 million "light rail vehicles" are expected to roll out on tracks sometime next year, but in the meantime, the MBTA has provided a mock-up ... […]

  • MBTA apologizes after wrongly telling riders they'd have to pay $6.25 to go 4.5 miles on Worcester/Framingham Line - MassLive.com
    on April 20, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    MassLive.comMBTA apologizes after wrongly telling riders they'd have to pay $6.25 to go 4.5 miles on Worcester/Framingham LineMassLive.comMBTA apologized on Thursday after the public transit agency released a spring commuter rail schedule that put a new station, Boston Landing, in a zone that would have riders pay $6.25 to travel about 5 miles. The Worcester/Framingham Line schedule ... […]

  • Senators, reps urge T: Negotiate with your workers instead of privatizing - The Boston Globe
    on April 19, 2017 at 8:12 pm

    The Boston GlobeSenators, reps urge T: Negotiate with your workers instead of privatizingThe Boston GlobeIn an April 17 letter to Governor Charlie Baker and the state's transportation secretary, Stephanie Pollack, the legislators called on the MBTA to negotiate with the International Association of Machinists Local 264 less than a week after the agency's ... […]

  • MBTA approves $2 billion budget - The Boston Globe
    on April 13, 2017 at 7:36 pm

    The Boston GlobeMBTA approves $2 billion budgetThe Boston GlobeThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Thursday approved a nearly $2 billion budget that could privatize four bus garages and avoids — for now — most proposed service cuts to weekend commuter rail service and door-to-door van trips for riders ...MBTA oversight board approves $1.9 billion budget for transit agency, potential service changes aheadMassLive.comPrivatization plan puts MBTA budget at $1.98BBoston HeraldMBTA Line Shut Down For Summer WeekendsPatch.comGloucester Daily Timesall 11 news articles » […]

  • MBTA says it will refurbish a dozen of its older locomotives - The Boston Globe
    on April 10, 2017 at 8:53 pm

    The Boston GlobeMBTA says it will refurbish a dozen of its older locomotivesThe Boston GlobeThe overhaul, which would cost more than $30 million, comes as the MBTA considers cutting service on some weekend commuter rail lines. Governor Charlie Baker recently ruled out a proposal to eliminate all weekend service but left the door open to ...Boston Marathon 2017: MBTA offering new 'Marathon Pass,' unlimited rides on Framingham-Worcester line on ...MassLive.comMBTA may pay millions to refurbish older locomotivesWCVB BostonKeolis Commuter Services and MBTA Announce New Ticketing Option for Marathon MondayMassTransitMag.com (press release) (registration) (blog)Metro.usall 11 news articles » […]