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MBTA launches new delay alert service update

Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 8:34am
(NECN: Julie Loncich) - Getting to work on time can be difficult, but throw in a late train, and it can make a bad situation worse.

The MBTA wants to change that. They have some new updates to help.

Beginning Tuesday, a new update will provide a better experience for getting notified of delays. You can simply log onto MBTA.com, sign up for the “T” alerts, submit what routes you take, and you’ll automatically get alerts if there are any delays.

“It’s fantastic,” said commuter Jack Day. “It would have been great for when all the bombings went off in Boston. We didn’t know until almost halfway in that the red line was shut down, so it’s a great idea.”

The service is free but if you currently get their alerts, you have to sign up again for the improvement.

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