Boston's embattled transit system will run a limited schedule of rail and bus services Monday amid dangerously cold temps and following another storm that dropped over a foot of snow in the area..
The MBTA will operate services on the Blue, Green, Orange and Red Lines at underground stations, although the Blue Line will operate to Airport Station.
Temperatures in the Boston area felt like -25 Monday morning with a dangerous wind chill. This comes after another storm left 13 inches of snow in Boston, according to the National Weather Service.
Green Line trolleys will only operate between Kenmore and Lechmere Stations. The MBTA says there will be no service west of Kenmore Station or Symphony Station.
Meanwhile, the commuter rail will operate on a Saturday schedule and buses will operate on a modified Saturday schedule:
- Along the B branch on Commonwealth Avenue, Route 57 buses will make stops between Packards Corner and Kenmore.
- Along the C branch on Beacon Street, there will be limited bus shuttle service
- Along the D-Riverside branch, there will limited bus shuttle service
- Along the E branch on Huntington Avenue, Route 39 buses will make stops between Northeastern and Heath St. Stations.
Some commuters shared their thoughts on the weather and delays.
"This is the worst weather that I have ever seen in my entire life," said Bruce Crofts of Walpole.
Jim Brandolini of Quincy said he prepared for the cold.
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"I've got the thermals on and I pulled a hood up and button-up and that's about it," he said.
People who must brave the weather are encouraged to take the following steps to keep warm:
- Eat a warm meal before spending time outdoors
- Wear several layers of loose-fitting clothing
- Choose a good pair of insulated boots
- Wear wool where possible
- Wear a hat
- Cover your face, ears and hands