The MBTA announced that the Newton-based D Branch of the Green Line will close for 27 days over the next six weeks for safety repairs.
Newton Announces Plans to join MBTA Youth Pass Program
“Mayor Fuller knew that this was important and wanted us to sign up as quickly as possible. So we did, and we’ve already had some applicants go through the system. And I’m sure we will have many more.”
Newton Residents Voice Concerns With MBTA’s Commuter Rail Project
“We have limited resources and there are a lot of restraints on the MBTA,” Donahue-Rodirguez said. “Designing is very complicated.”
MBTA Plans to Improve Accessibility at Three Commuter Rail Stations in Newton
The MBTA announced its plans to reconstruct three commuter rail systems on the Worcester Line in Auburndale, West Newton, and Newtonville. The 30-percent design, which includes the conceptual design and preliminary engineering, will improve accessibility for riders with disabilities and accommodate for bidirectional service, according to the MBTA.
MBTA Service Reductions to Begin in March
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority discussed the upcoming temporary service changes, which are set to begin in March and April, at a public meeting last Wednesday.
MBTA Delays Vote on Proposed Service Cuts
In a public meeting on Monday, the Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) decided to delay a vote on the Forging Ahead Initiative.
Mayor Fuller Opposes Proposed MBTA Service Cuts
As a part of its “Forging Ahead” initiative, the MBTA Advisory Board held a public meeting on Nov. 17 to discuss potential service cuts to the Inner Core service area.
Newton City Council Responds to Proposed MBTA Service Cuts
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) proposed a number of service cuts to account for the $580 million budget shortfall it is experiencing due to decreased ridership during the pandemic.
Car Crashes into MBTA Tracks on Comm. Ave.
A car crashed into the fence along the Green Line B Branch tracks near Gerald Street on Friday afternoon. All three people in the car were uninjured.