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Nov 14, 2018

'Shot in Broad Daylight': Teenager Injured in Jamaica Plain

'Shot in Broad Daylight': Teenager Injured in Jamaica Plain

A teenager is expected to survive after she was shot in the upper body Tuesday in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood. Police Commissioner William Gross said a female believed to be in her late teens was...

Nov 5, 2018

Police: Woman Assaults 71-Year-Old at Harvard Sq. T Station

Police: Woman Assaults 71-Year-Old at Harvard Sq. T Station

A Boston woman is facing charges after MBTA Transit Police say she assaulted and threatened a woman at the Harvard Square station last week in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Transit Police said Jada Campbell, 23, of...

Nov 1, 2018

Man Charged After Aggressive Behavior on MBTA Train

Man Charged After Aggressive Behavior on MBTA  Train

A Salem man is facing charges after producing a knife and threatening to harm people on an MBTA commuter rail train on Oct. 31, 2018. Transit Police placed Christopher Leclerc, 25, into custody after receiving...

Oct 25, 2018

Electrical Fire Prompts Delays on MBTA’s Red Line

Electrical Fire Prompts Delays on MBTA’s Red Line

The MBTA announced that service for the Red Line was restored Thursday morning after a late-night fire prompted a partial closure. On Wednesday, fire officials confirmed an electrical fire caused issues on the...

Oct 16, 2018

Bus, Bike-Only Lanes Coming Soon to Watertown, Cambridge

Bus, Bike-Only Lanes Coming Soon to Watertown, Cambridge

In an effort to remedy traffic congestion in Watertown and Cambridge, officials announced dedicated bus and bike-only lanes in the towns.

Sep 17, 2018

Tips From MBTA Lead to Arrest of Level 3 Sex Offender

Tips From MBTA Lead to Arrest of Level 3 Sex Offender

Brookline police say a level 3 sex offender was arrested thanks to the help of the MBTA community.

Sep 10, 2018

Inventory Finds Many MBTA Facilities Are in Poor Condition

Inventory Finds Many MBTA Facilities Are in Poor Condition

An inventory of the condition of Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority facilities has found that many stations, garages, and parking lots are in a state of disrepair.

Aug 31, 2018

Power Restored to 3 MBTA Lines Overnight

Power Restored to 3 MBTA Lines Overnight

Regularly scheduled service has resumed for three MBTA lines that experienced power outages Thursday in downtown Boston.

Aug 24, 2018

MBTA's Alewife Parking Garage to Resume Normal Hours

MBTA's Alewife Parking Garage to Resume Normal Hours

MBTA officials have announced that normal operating hours at the Alewife Garage will begin on Saturday morning following concrete repairs. The last of the nightly closures at the Cambridge garage is scheduled...

Aug 14, 2018

SNEAK PEEK: Prototype for MBTA Red Line's New Cars

SNEAK PEEK: Prototype for MBTA Red Line's New Cars

Want a sneak peek at what the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has in store for the Red Line? Consider your wish granted. Jacquelyn Goddard, communications director for MassDOT, released a photograph...

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