The Massachusetts transportation board on Wednesday agreed to a multi-billion contract with a new operator for the state’s commuter rail network, rejecting a competing bid by the company that has run the system for the past decade.
An independent research group says MBTA employees are paid far above the scale of other state employees and it’s the key reason the agency is in debt.
The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Rail is trying to find a home for a turtle that was abandoned on board one of its trains.
Officials from numerous agencies are investigating after a person is struck and killed by a commuter rail train in the area of Newton Street in Brighton.
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.
A woman lost her engagement ring on her ride to work Tuesday, but got it back thanks to Twitter and some sharp-eyed commuter rail workers.
Beautiful weather and a weekend day brought a record number of people out to the Bruins’ parade. Fans anticipated a parking nightmare, but public transportation became a rude awakening.
Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Rail Tie Replacement Project is underway in Boston and it’s going to be tying up MBTA/MBCR commuter rail lines for the summer.
In the winter it was too cold and trains were delayed, now with summer approaching the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad says there are heat restrictions on the trains’ speed.
MBTA police say they’re taking steps to increase security in the wake of a new terror threat.