• Face masks Apr 30

    TSA: Face Masks Required Through Mid-September

    The Transportation Security Administration said travelers will be required to wear face masks through Sept. 13 in airports and on buses, trains and commercial flights.

  • Amtrak Apr 8

    Amtrak Passenger Rail Service to Return to Vermont in July

    The state of Vermont is preparing to welcome the return of Amtrak passenger rail service and inter-city bus services to the state, the Agency of Transportation announced Thursday. Amtrak service, which was suspended last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, will resume July 19. The resumption of service comes as Vermont is preparing for its post-pandemic reopening. Gov. Phil Scott…

  • Amtrak Downeaster Jul 15, 2020

    Downeaster to Run More Trains From Maine to Boston Soon

    The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority said Tuesday the Downeaster would begin operating four round-trip trains between Brunswick, Maine, and Boston every day starting July 20. The move is part of the service’s restoration in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, which has disrupted train travel in New England and around the country. Amtrak said trains will be sanitized…

  • mbta Dec 4, 2019

    New Orange Line Trains Removed From Service for ‘Uncommon Noise,' MBTA Says

    Four months after six new Orange Line cars were debuted, officials with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority have taken them out of service to investigate an “uncommon noise.” The noise was coming from the underside of the new cars, MBTA Deputy Press Secretary Lisa Battiston wrote in an email. “With safety as a top priority and out of an abundance…

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