TRANSPORTATION

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Baker Looking Forward To Panel’s Report On MBTA

Gov. Charlie Baker is expecting big things from a special commission he appointed to look into the Boston area’s beleaguered public transit system.

04/02/2015

A Commuter Rail train in Framingham following the Blizzard of 2015. (Nicole Jacobs/WBZ)

Boston Transit System Gets Advice From ‘Peer’ Cities

The hearing came as the MBTA’s commuter rail network returned to a full schedule Monday for the first time in about two months.

03/30/2015

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Oversight Hearing To Examine Winter Transportation Woes

The Legislature’s transportation committee has scheduled two days of oversight hearings.

03/29/2015

Zakim Bridge in Boston (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images for (RED))

MassDOT Announces I-93 Zakim Bridge Night Closures

Expect some traffic problems on Interstate 93 north and south at Zakim Bridge starting Monday night.

03/27/2015

Flames shoot out of airplane engine. (Image from John Vien Jr.)

Pilot Locked Out Of Cockpit By Co-Pilot In Germanwings Plane Crash

Investigators say the co-pilot flipped that switch to “lock,” which means the pilot, who had left the cockpit, was stuck outside, pounding on the door.

03/26/2015

Riders crammed on an Orange Line train, Feb. 12, 2015. (Photo by Carl Stevens-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

MBTA Is Top Concern At Boston Olympics Forum

No matter what was discussed at Tuesday’s forum on Boston’s Olympic bid, the conversation always came back to transportation.

03/17/2015

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Baker Seeks $200M For Road And Bridge Projects

Gov. Charlie Baker is asking lawmakers to approve an additional $200 million in state aid for local road and bridge projects.

03/13/2015

MBTA bus. (WBZ-TV)

MBTA Announces Shuttle Service For St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The MBTA has announced that there will be a shuttle bus service for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Tuesday.

03/13/2015

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Keolis To Add 42 Commuter Rail Trains On Monday

Keolis says it will add 42 commuter rail trains Monday in another step toward the planned restoration of full service by the end of March.

03/12/2015

This MBTA monthly pass cost $265. (WBZ-TV)

T Offers Free Fare Day, Discounts For Monthly Pass Holders

The MBTA is compensating riders for the weather-related breakdowns.

03/11/2015

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