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October 17, 2017

MBTA Reports Necessary Work Done Early On Commuter Rail Line

Needham Line Positive Train Control (PTC) installation will finish one month early on October 21.

October 12, 2017

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Upcoming Springfield Rail Car Factory Completion

The factory will open in winter 2018, with new rail car production to begin in April 2018.

October 11, 2017

MBTA Replacing Elevators at Tufts Medical Center Station Beginning Monday, October 16

The $8 million replacement project begins next week.

October 2, 2017

MBTA Finishes FY17 with Lowest Core Operating Expense Growth in 15 Years and a 65 Percent Reduction in Operating Deficit Compared to FY16

This was achieved through active management of headcount, tightening of internal controls around the purchase of materials and services spending, taking advantage of lower interest rates, and other cost control initiatives.

September 27, 2017

MBTA Sustainability Bond Issuance Met by Strong Investor Demand

In a first for any public agency in the United States, the MBTA this week issued $370.3 million of Sustainability Bonds.

September 26, 2017

Buses to Replace Red Line Service Between Park and Kendall/MIT Stations on Weekends Beginning September 30

Shuttle service will accommodate the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project. Shuttle buses will continue on most weekends through Sunday, December 17.

September 22, 2017

Wollaston Station Improvements Project Moves Forward

Major accessibility improvements, state-of-the-art safety features, and additional parking are some of the improvements to be made during the project.

September 18, 2017

MBTA to Issue First Ever Tax-Exempt Sustainability Bond

Public will have the opportunity to invest in T’s environmental and socially focused projects

September 1, 2017

MBTA Issues Annual Report on Flexible Contracting Authority

BOSTON – As required by statute, the MBTA has filed its annual report to the legislature regarding the waiver from Provisions of Sections 52-55 of Chapter 7 of Massachusetts General Laws for the use of flexible contracting, commonly known as the Pachec...

September 1, 2017

Weekend Framingham/Worcester Line Replaced by Buses between Wellesley Farms and Back Bay/South Station Sept. 16-17, 23-24

BOSTON – As the MBTA, with support from Keolis Commuter Services, makes infrastructure improvements to the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail Line, necessary construction work will mean that weekend train service between Wellesley Farms and South Stati...