Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

(WBZ-TV)

MBTA’s Repair Backlog Climbs Above $7 Billion

The projected cost of bringing Boston’s transit system into overall sound working order has climbed again.

08/31/2015

MBTA bus. (WBZ-TV)

MBTA Union Leaders Back Review Of Pension Fund

Leaders of a union representing thousands of transit workers have pledged support for an independent audit of the pension system of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

07/02/2015

Charlie Baker after his buzz cut. (WBZ-TV)

Baker Proposes Overhaul Of Mass. Transit System

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is proposing major changes to Boston’s public transit system after pounding snowstorms this winter slowed the nation’s oldest subway system to a crawl, frustrating hundreds of thousands of riders.

04/22/2015

MBTA Delays

Commuter Rail May Face Financial Penalties For Week’s Failures

Mother Nature, old equipment and a surprisingly inept website conspired this week to bog down commuter services in Greater Boston, prompting the Massachusetts transport chief to apologize and pledge to do better.

01/28/2011

MBTA to pay $115M for new locomotives

  The MBTA plans to spend $115 million on 20 new commuter rail locomotives officials say will improve service and save money.

07/14/2010