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,...

Could Newton support a private bus service?

An editorial in the Globe today challenges the MBTA to take inspiration from  Bridj, the start-up, bus company that is testing the market with service from Coolidge Corner  — and “think about new ways to use data to improve it own customers’...

Accessible Commuter Rail Stations in Newton

On Wednesday evening in the Auburndale Village Bank, the MBTA presented a 30% design plan for a new, accessible commuter rail station in Auburndale. Funds are already in hand to advance to the 60% design stage, so this has real momentum. Key features of the proposed...