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Ribbon Cut On New Boston Landing MBTA Commuter Rail Station

BOSTON (CBS) — It’s about to get easier to get to the booming Boston Landing neighborhood.

Gov. Charlie Baker, Mayor Marty Walsh, and transportation officials cut the ribbon on the station, the latest addition to the Framingham-Worcester Commuter Rail line. 202 more words


Shortage In Commuter Rail Coaches Causes Overcrowding

BOSTON (CBS) — If you think you have been a harder time finding a seat on the commuter rail lately, you’re not alone.

For the last six weeks, there has been a shortage of commuter rail coaches. 249 more words


An Invitation to Dinner

At the recent meeting of the TTC Board, Vice-Chair Alan Heisey proposed that the TTC and Metrolinx Boards should meet regularly to discuss issues of mutual interest. 5,319 more words


Every American transportation planner should spend a week in Helsinki (part 2 of 3)

In this post, I’m going to cover the commuter-rail network serving Helsinki, and also (for lack of a better place to discuss it) show a few bits of mainline railway as well — since they share facilities and are operated by the same company, VR Group, it seems only fair. 2,447 more words


Transit Board Approves $2B Budget, Calls For Savings On T

BOSTON (AP) — The board overseeing the Boston-area transit system has approved a nearly $2 billion budget that officials say will further reduce chronic operating deficits. 118 more words


Great Commonwealth article on Commuter Rail

Andy Monat of TransitMatters and MBTAInfo, with contributions by Jim Aloisi, Peter Brassard, Josh Fairchild, Alon Levy and Ari Ofsevit put out a fantastic article today in… 69 more words

Photo of the Week- 5 April 2017: MBTA Faces A Crowded Ride After Delay

The T train’s Red Line was delayed on Tuesday, which led to a crowded ride. The MBTA has been center of topic as it plans to eliminate its weekend Commuter Rail in order to balance their budget.