“We have limited resources and there are a lot of restraints on the MBTA,” Donahue-Rodirguez said. “Designing is very complicated.”
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.
For students and staff at the Carroll Center for the Blind, bus route 52—which was recently suspended—was also an essential learning resource.
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.
Ariel Cox, MCAS ’22, is in critical condition after being hit by a train on Friday, according to an email from Vice President for Student Affairs Joy Moore.
If you have ever ridden the T, you would recognize his voice. It’s featured in announcements like “entering Government Center” and “change here for the Green Line” on the subways throughout the T system. It has reassured frantic passengers about everything from the name of the approaching stop to important safety messages since 1995. And…