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Commuter Rail

Commuter Rail

New Commuter Rail Operator Chosen For Mass.

The Massachusetts transportation board on Wednesday agreed to a multi-billion contract with a new operator for the state’s commuter rail network, rejecting a competing bid by the company that has run the system for the past decade.

01/08/2014

(Photo courtesy: MBTA)

Mass. Pressing Ahead With South Coast Rail Project

Gov. Deval Patrick says he’s pushing ahead with plans to build a commuter rail along the state’s south coast.

09/23/2013

Colin Hayes, 21 (L) & Derek Ruiz, 28 (L)

Two Men Face Hate Crime Charges For Attack At MBTA South Station

Two men are facing hate crime charges for allegedly attacking someone in the MBTA South Station Commuter Rail lobby area.

07/25/2013

Commuter rail

Commuters Warned After Sexual Assault At Acton MBTA Station

A woman says she was sexually assaulted at knifepoint while she was leaving a busy MBTA station.

06/20/2013

The MBTA commuter parking lot in Framingham (Photo by Pat Geiler, WBZ-TV)

I-Team Investigation Prompts Changes At MBTA Parking Lots

An I-Team investigation has prompted a number of changes at the MBTA.

06/13/2013

CapeFlyer train arrives in Hyannis

CapeFlyer Passengers Enjoy Inaugural Ride From Boston To Hyannis

The inaugural CapeFlyer run experienced delays, leaving South Station at 5:15 and arriving in Cape Cod at 8:20pm, about a half hour behind schedule.

05/24/2013

(Photo courtesy: MBTA)

New Cape Cod Train Service Concerns Middleboro Residents

For the first time in decades, the MBTA is running passenger trains to Cape Cod and not everyone is happy about it.

05/24/2013

The MBTA commuter parking lot in Framingham (Photo by Pat Geiler, WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Commuters Say They’re Being Ripped Off In MBTA Parking Lots

The I-Team spoke with 16 commuters who all say they have been repeatedly ticketed even though they are sure they paid the money for parking.

05/22/2013

(Photo courtesy: MBTA)

Milford Man Publishes Tale From ‘Comical’ Commute

Riding the commuter train from Franklin, Rich Clabaugh draws spooky tales about five kids who meet in a crypt and battle bullies, grave robbers and a cupcake-devouring monster.

04/13/2013

Amtrak Acela. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mansfield Raises Concerns Over Amtrak Acela Warning System

Some commuters in Mansfield are concerned about the Amtrak Acela train that passes through the town at 120 miles per hour.

01/18/2013

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