BOSTON – The MBTA has completed Green Line track work and removed 12 speed restrictions. Also, it has shortened two speed restrictions on the Green Line E branch between Prudential and Copley stations.
BOSTON – The MBTA has finished track work on the Red Line between JFK/UMass and Park Street and has subsequently removed nine speed restrictions.
BOSTON – The MBTA is launching the Track Improvement Program, which seeks to remove existing speed restrictions and fix tracks by the end of 2024.
BOSTON – Service on the Red Line Ashmont Branch and Mattapan line has resumed after a 16-day shutdown for maintenance, according to the MBTA.
BOSTON – Pre-fabricated rail ties were made to the wrong specifications and then installed on MBTA’s Green Line extension.
BOSTON – The MBTA will reduce speed on a section of track on its Green Line Extension following an inspection.
BOSTON – The MBTA and Keolis announce track repairs in Leominster are complete following flash floods last week.
MBTA Focuses on Safety; Releases Independent Track Maintenance Audit and Publishes Internal Safety Review
BOSTON – Yesterday, the MBTA released its track maintenance audit and published an internal safety review.
BOSTON – The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority released a progress update on its Red Line Transformation.
BOSTON – MBTA details its critical track work that will take place over 16 days in October on the Red and Mattapan lines.
ASHLAND, Mass. – The MBTA announces Ashland station on its Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail Line will get a $2.5 million upgrade.
BOSTON – MBTA will host an open house this week regarding a 12-day closure of its B Branch to allow for track work in July.
BOSTON – Service on part of MBTA’s Green Line resumed after a derailment.
MASSACHUSETTS – The MBTA announced in a press release service changes to their Red, Green, and Orange lines to allow track work to take place.
MASSACHUSETTS – The MBTA submits a new safety plan to the FTA after its’ first plan was rejected.
WASHINGTON –The Federal Transit Administration requires the MBTA to submit a new safety work plan that addresses their concerns more quickly than MBTA’s original deadline.
BOSTON – MBTA has its work cut out for it.
Steve Poftak, the General Manager of MBTA, announced his resignation from the agency this week, which he said would be effective Jan. 3, 2023.
The MBTA announced local artists have begun painting murals beneath the East Cottage Street and Norfolk Avenue bridges as part of a public artwork installation.
The top news stories RT&S was following the week ending Oct. 28.