• mbta May 12

    Lawmakers Want Answers About MBTA Trolley Project Delay

    Massachusetts lawmakers are reacting to a report from the NBC10 Boston Investigators about a $7.9 million project to upgrade the historic trolleys on the Mattapan High Speed line. Our investigation revealed the project is two years behind schedule and the shells of the stripped-down trolleys are still sitting in an Everett facility. “It was pretty frustrating and I was angry,…

  • Boston May 10

    Man Sought in Attack Over Stroller at Park Street MBTA Station

    A man accused of attacking another man earlier this month at a Boston MBTA station, allegedly because the victim was sitting in a stroller, is being sought by transit police. Investigators released a photo of the man and said he’s wanted for questioning in an aggravated assault and battery at Park Street, which serves the Green Line and Red...

  • mbta May 10

    New MBTA Trains to Remain Out of Service

    The MBTA’s newest Red and Orange Line trains will remain out of service after an investigation into a March 16 derailment identified “something acting abnormally” within their truck frames, officials said Monday. MBTA Deputy General Manager Jeff Gonneville said tests conducted on the cars, manufactured by Chinese firm CRRC, determined that as the vehicle mileage increases, it takes more and…

  • mbta May 7

    PHOTOS: Historic MBTA Trolleys Stripped Down in Warehouse

    These trolleys, which ran the Mattapan-Ashmont line, were due to get state-of-the-art upgrades that are years behind schedule. For now, they are sitting in a warehouse in Everett. The 1940s-era electric trolleys need extensive lead paint removal, an MBTA spokesman said, but a state lawmaker questioned whether that was really the reason for the delay.
  • mbta May 7

    MBTA Delay: $8 Million Trolley Refurbishment Two Years Behind Schedule

    The MBTA invested millions of taxpayer dollars to bring historic trolleys up to speed in one of Boston’s most transit-dependent communities. However, the NBC10 Investigators discovered the project is years behind schedule. Instead of refurbished 1940s era trolleys rolling along the Mattapan-Ashmont line, we learned shells of the first two stripped-down cars pulled out of service are still sitting...

  • mbta May 7

    NBC10 Boston Investigators Learn MBTA Project 2 Years Behind Schedule

    The MBTA invested millions of taxpayer dollars to bring historic trolleys up to speed in one of Boston’s most transit-dependent communities. However, the NBC10 Investigators discovered the project is years behind schedule.

  • mbta May 6

    Tour 2 Trolleys Being Refurbished for Mattapan-Ashmont Line

    Go inside two stripped-down MBTA trolley shells that have been out of service for two years, awaiting a state-of-the-art upgrade at a warehouse in Everett.

  • mbta Apr 28

    MBTA Bus Driver Charged in ‘Deeply Disturbing' Attack on Woman Passenger

    An MBTA contract bus driver is facing multiple charges after authorities say he was captured by a surveillance system on board committing a “deeply disturbing” assault on a woman passenger. Ali Ennab, 45, of Revere, who is employed by Paul Revere Transportation LLC, was arraigned Tuesday in the East Boston Division of the Boston Municipal Court on charges of kidnapping,…

  • orange line Apr 26

    Person Dies After Being Hit by Orange Line MBTA Train

    A person has died after being hit by a train on the MBTA’s Orange Line in downtown Boston. Orange Line service was suspended Monday afternoon when the person became trapped under a train at the State Street station, the agency said. The MBTA later said the victim had died, adding that foul play was not suspected. Orange Line service...

  • orange line Apr 26

    Person Under Orange Line Train; Service Suspended in Downtown Boston

    MBTA Orange Line service was suspended in downtown Boston Monday afternoon because a person was under a train at the State Street station, the agency said. Orange Line service was interrupted between North Station and Back Bay. Riders hoping to get to Back Bay were advised to take the Green Line from North Station. The MBTA didn’t immediately say...

  • cambridge Apr 26

    2 Women Describe Separate Run-ins With Coyote in Cambridge

    Two women in Cambridge described run-ins with a coyote on Friday night, including one who said the animal pursued her and her 60-pound pitbull. She says the threatening coyote approached her around 10 p.m. as they walked near Alewife Station. “I turned around and there was a coyote like a foot within us and I had no idea that it…

  • coyote sighting Apr 26

    Cambridge Community on Edge After Coyote Sighting

    A woman in Cambridge was walking with her dog near the Alewife Station when she says a coyote chased after her.

  • mbta Apr 12

    Orange Line Resumes Regular Service, But With Speed Restrictions In Place

    A portion of the MBTA’s Orange Line is back up and running — albeit slowly — after being shut down by damage from a derailment last month. The agency implemented speed restrictions between Oak Grove and Wellington, which will remain in place for “a few days,” in order to allow newly installed upgrades to settle properly. The agency asked people…

  • mbta Apr 9

    Delays on MBTA Commuter Rail, Red Line Due to ‘Police Activity' at North Station

    Delays are being reported on the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail line and the Red Line due to “police activity” at North Station, the MBTA said Friday morning. All Newburyport/Rockport trains will experience significant delays in both directions, the MBTA said. Inbound passengers can get off the train in Chelsea for a Silver Line connection. The Red Line Braintree branch also...

  • commuter rail Apr 5

    Commuter Rail Schedule Changes Take Effect Monday. Here's What to Know

    The commuter rail will see services increase starting Monday as part of the MBTA’s new spring schedule. The Spring 2021 schedule provides more trains during the middle of day, offers “more consistent” options and increases services compared to the Winter Schedule that has been in effect since December 2020, according to the MBTA. “The MBTA and Keolis worked to create…

  • mbta Apr 2

    Orange Line Train Taken Out of Service Due to Mechanical Problem

    An Orange Line train was taken out of service Friday morning due to a mechanical issue, Friday, adding to problems for the MBTA and causing delays for commuters. The agency warned commuters of delays on the line of up to 20 minutes due to a train with a mechanical problem at Community College station. The incident was the latest in…

  • Transit police Apr 1

    Boston Teen Arrested After Shattering Transit Police Cruiser's Window, Threatening Cop

    A Boston teen who was heard yelling anti-police rhetoric allegedly smashed out a transit police cruiser’s window and threatened to harm the officer. Habtamu Mesene, 18, was arrested after the incident outside the MBTA’s Harvard Square station around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, transit police said. According to police, while an officer was inside the MBTA station on a call for...

  • Kim Janey Mar 30

    Boston Mayor Janey Joins Calls for MBTA to Restore Pre-Pandemic Service Levels

    Boston Mayor Kim Janey is joining public transit advocates and other officials in calling on the MBTA to restore services to pre-pandemic levels and fully fund public transportation in the agency’s upcoming budget. “We need to restore the cuts, we need to focus on a system that is transparent in terms of the restoration of these cuts and we...

  • mbta Mar 29

    Boston Mayor Kim Janey Urges MBTA to Make Changes

    Boston Mayor Kim Janey called on the MBTA to restore services to pre-pandemic levels and fully fund public transportation in the agency’s upcoming budget Monday.

  • Kim Janey Mar 29

    Mayor Kim Janey Joins Calls to Reverse MBTA Cuts

    The Boston mayor joined transportation activists on Monday in their call to reverse the cuts.

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