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Car Crashes in Brookline, Lands on MBTA Green Line Tracks

Car Crashes in Brookline, Lands on MBTA Green Line Tracks

MBTA crews are working to remove a disabled vehicle from the Green Line’s B Branch after it crashed early Friday.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Residents Upset Over Train Horns Blaring in Neighborhood

Residents Upset Over Train Horns Blaring in Neighborhood

Residents in North Cambridge, Massachusetts are asking for some peace and quiet after they say trains recently started sounding their horns so loud in their neighborhood, they can hardly sleep.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Crews Finish Repairing MBTA Green Line E Branch

Crews Finish Repairing MBTA Green Line E Branch

After a full day of repairs and a shutdown, crews finished placing 150 feet of new rails for the MBTA Green Line E Branch.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Broken Rail Causes Partial Shutdown of MBTA’s Green Line

Broken Rail Causes Partial Shutdown of MBTA’s Green Line

The MBTA announced a partial closure on Thursday for the Green Line due to mechanical errors.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in Greater Boston

Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in Greater Boston

A strong storm wreaked havoc through New England Thursday and flooded the MBTA Forest Hills station, flooded a street in Belmont and caused an accident in Framingham on Route 9.

Monday, Jun 25, 2018

MBTA Green Line Extension Project Officially Underway

MBTA Green Line Extension Project Officially Underway

A groundbreaking ceremony took place Monday in Somerville, Massachusetts, for the $2.3 billion Green Line extension project.

Friday, Jun 22, 2018

MBTA's New Payment System for Green Line Train, Buses

MBTA's New Payment System for Green Line Train, Buses

Commuters are on a path to easier payments for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority with its new system named AFC 2.0.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018

Suicide Prevention Signs Posted at MBTA Stations

Suicide Prevention Signs Posted at MBTA Stations

Commuters will soon be seeing signs posted at various Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority stations encouraging people to call for help if they may be contemplating suicide.

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

Shuttle Buses Replace Red Line Service Due to Power Problem

Shuttle Buses Replace Red Line Service Due to Power Problem

Shuttle buses have temporarily replaced Red Line service on the MBTA between the North Quincy and JFK/UMass stations due to a power problem, according to MBTA officials.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Driver Who Slammed Into MBTA Bus Dies

Driver Who Slammed Into MBTA Bus Dies

The driver that crashed her SUV into an MBTA bus in Saugus, Massachusetts has died from her injuries.