Orange Line service was suspended this afternoon and then replaced with shuttle buses in the wake of reports of a fire in the track area, according to an MBTA tweet.
Heavily-trafficked sections of the Red, Orange, and Green Lines will be closed on weekends this fall for repairs, according to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. The MBTA approved the project, dubbed Building a Better T, on Aug. 12.
One of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Association (MBTA) Red Line trains was derailed Tuesday morning at the JFK/UMass station, according to multiple outlets. This is the second derailment of the week and the fifth of 2019, according to MBTA data analyzed by The Boston Globe. Only one rider suffered an injury.
Boston City Councilors Michelle Wu and Kim Janey ordered a hearing regarding eliminating the ridership fare for the MBTA bus route 28 at the Boston City Council meeting on Wednesday.
All Boston students in grades seven through 12 in Boston will be provided with free MBTA passes, starting in the 2019-20 school year.
A 5.8 percent rate hike for rides on the T or the commuter rail will go into effect, according to a release from the Massachusetts Bay Transport Authority (MBTA). The governing board of the MBTA voted in favor of the fare increase on Monday night. Bus rates will be unaffected, as will rates paid by seniors and riders with disabilities.