South Coast Rail Project kicks off first phase

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has a project underway that will bring commuter service from Boston to Southeastern Massachusetts exurbs and suburbs, and it’s called the South Coast Rail Project, according


MBTA’s accelerated work on Blue Line picks up more speed

With the goal of expediting safety and reliability improvements through a focus on core infrastructure investments, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced a 14-day full closure of the Blue Line between

Look: Work on Boston’s Green Line Extension is in full swing

The city of Boston is famous for its Green Monster, which is the high left-field wall at the home of baseball’s Boston Red Sox, also known as Fenway Park. However, lately the

MBTA considering commuter rail upgrades

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is currently reviewing a variety of options around upgrading their commuter rail system. Specifically, the Authority is considering six options, with price tags of $1.7 billion


MBTA invests nearly $30M in improvements at multiple stations

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board has awarded a nearly $30 million contract for improvements at four of its major subway stations.


South Coast Rail wins funding, permits

The South Coast Rail project, which would restore commuter train service between Boston and communities in southeastern Massachusetts, has moved two steps closer to reality. But the state’s governor said trains won’t

MBTA Green Line

Bridge demolitions begin for MBTA’s Green Line Extension project

Contractors have begun demolishing the first of three bridges in Somerville, MA., that will be rebuilt for the MBTA’s Green Line Extension project (GLX) connecting Boston to nearby towns.

Alstom signal technology

Alstom to provide signaling tech to MBTA

Alstom will provide new signaling technology for use on the Red and Orange Lines of the Boston subway system, as the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) looks to improve service.


MBTA sends PTC extension application to FRA

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has submitted a Request for Extension to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for full Positive Train Control (PTC) system deployment to December 2020.