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Commuter Rail

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

MBTA Seeking Help Developing New Commuter Rail App

The MBTA is looking for commuters to help develop its new app.

06/11/2012

Sketch for New Brighton Landing MBTA station in Allston.

New Commuter Rail Station Planned For Allston

New Balance just signed a deal with Massachusetts to build a Commuter Rail station in Allston.

06/07/2012

MBTA commuter train

Commuter Rail Opens Expansion Line To Southern RI

Trains will run Monday through Friday from Wickford, RI north to Warwick, Providence and Boston on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Providence-Stoughton line.

04/21/2012

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MBTA To Launch First Smartphone Rail Ticketing System In US

Paying for the commuter rail is about to get a little easier for people with smart phones.

04/21/2012

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

Schedule Changes Begin On 2 MBTA Commuter Lines

Schedule changes on two MBTA commuter rail lines go into effect Monday.

04/02/2012

Transportation secretary Richard Davey announced MBTA cuts Wednesday. (Photo by Chris Gobeille)

MBTA Will Raise Fares 23%, Cut $15 Million In Service

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.

03/28/2012

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Commuter Rail Bill Would Give Free Ride On Late-Running Trains

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.

03/10/2012

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

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