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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

(credit: CBS)

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

(credit: CBS)

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

(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

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