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Newton Mayor Setti Warren speaks at a meeting over proposed MBTA fare hikes. (Photo from Bernice Corpuz)

MBTA Riders Express Concern Over Proposed Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

The first of 20 meetings over proposed fare hikes and service cuts were held in Newton and Worcester.

01/17/2012

(File photo courtesy: Adam E. Moreira/Wikimedia Commons)

Conductor Recognized For Detecting Fake MBTA Passes Scam

A Boston commuter rail conductor is being commended for helping uncover a multi-million dollar scheme to create and sell counterfeit MBTA passes.

12/11/2011

Norwood Depot

Person Hit By Commuter Rail Train In Norwood

A person was struck by a Commmuter Rail train in Norwood on Monday.

10/24/2011

(Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)

Discussions Underway To Increase MBTA Fares

A vote could come in the spring, and fares would go up on July first.

09/27/2011

MBTA police say a woman who was trying to light a cigarette walked into an oncoming commuter rail train at Needham Center station.

Woman Trying To Light Cigarette Walks Into Oncoming Train In Needham

A 44-year-old woman walked into an oncoming train while trying to light a cigarette.

09/23/2011

A Commuter Rail train struck and killed a young girl in Hyde Park.

Woman Struck, Killed By Commuter Rail Train In Hyde Park

The accident happened in the area behind the Boston Renaissance Charter Public School.

09/16/2011

The storm brought down a tree across these train tracks in Malden (credit: MBTA)

MBTA Running, Amtrak Not After Tropical Storm Irene

Most, if not all of the MBTA’s trains, trolleys and buses will be running on their regular schedule. Amtrak is not ready yet though.

08/29/2011

(File photo courtesy: Adam E. Moreira/Wikimedia Commons)

MBTA’s Evening, Weekend Service Face Possible Cuts

The MBTA could be making some major financial changes in the next few years.

08/23/2011

Dean Bonis began CPR on a man that was unconscious at a train stop.

Train Passengers Help Save Man Who Suffered Heart Attack On Platform

A 50-year-old man collapsed on a Commuter Rail platform with a heart attack. Two bystanders began CPR which likely saved his life.

08/22/2011

(File photo courtesy: Adam E. Moreira/Wikimedia Commons)

Winchester Officers Refuse To Help Contain Rowdy ‘T’ Passengers

Winchester police officials said they are disappointed that four of their officers refused to board an MBTA commuter rail train filled with rowdy passengers earlier this month.

08/18/2011

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