MBTA to Perform (more) Tree Work Along Green Line

Portions of the Riverside line are shutting down for THREE consecutive weekends for maintenance. One wonders how many more trees there are to prune. H/T to Srdj Nedeljkovic for pointing this out. BOSTON- The MBTA has retained the services of North Eastern Tree...
Transportation Talk Postponed

Transportation Talk Postponed

The City and the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber had a talk scheduled for Friday morning (tomorrow) about the city’s transportation plan. Unfortunately, it’s now postponed due to illness, so if you planned to attend please…um… don’t.  The...

Would overnight bus service be helpful to you? 

The MBTA is considering offering overnight bus service.  A survey is being conducted to help the MBTA understand the transportation needs of people who need to  travel between the hours of 12 AM and 5 AM.  There are two surveys, once for employees or residents and one...

MBTA to perform tree removal work along Riverside Line

This press release is from the MBTA BOSTON – The MBTA has retained the services of Northern Tree Service, Inc. to help remove multiple trees adjacent to the Green Line identified as posing a threat due to dead or rotting branches or branches that may be susceptible...

What’s your level of satisfaction with the MBTA?

This comes from the MBTA Advisory Board…. The MBTA Advisory Board, a member of the Boston MPO, has developed a tool to measure the experience of the typical transit user and their level of satisfaction with the service they receive.   Please follow this link,...

Newton’s sustainability challenge

A recent Tab editorial by Newton’s Sustainability Director Rob Garrity highlighted great progress Newton has made in shrinking its carbon footprint. Newton deserves to be proud of its environmental leadership and the accomplishments. Yet the largest single...
Highlands MBTA Stop to be made Accessible

Highlands MBTA Stop to be made Accessible

Robert Solomon, a resident of Newton Highlands and member for the Highlands Area Council, has been on a mission to improve the accessibility of the Highlands T Stop. This started with an effort to get the drivers trained in the loading and unloading of wheel chairs...

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