Paying for the commuter rail is about to get a little easier for people with smart phones.
Schedule changes on two MBTA commuter rail lines go into effect Monday.
The state transportation department has decided to raise MBTA fares 23-percent and cut $15 million in service to close a huge budget gap for the upcoming fiscal year.
Massachusetts commuter rail passengers would have the right to a free ride if their train leaves late under a bill set to be heard by state lawmakers.
The first of 20 meetings over proposed fare hikes and service cuts were held in Newton and Worcester.
A Boston commuter rail conductor is being commended for helping uncover a multi-million dollar scheme to create and sell counterfeit MBTA passes.
A person was struck by a Commmuter Rail train in Norwood on Monday.
A vote could come in the spring, and fares would go up on July first.
A 44-year-old woman walked into an oncoming train while trying to light a cigarette.
The accident happened in the area behind the Boston Renaissance Charter Public School.