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The Trials and Tribulations of the MBTA

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) was formed in 1964, and fifty-one years later it has devolved into one of the biggest embarassments of an organization in the country. 1,282 more words

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Train Arrives At DIA For The First Time

DENVER (CBS4) – The first RTD commuter train pulled into the terminal at Denver International Airport on Friday.

Two cars used overhead electrical power to pull into the station. 73 more words

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First Snow, Now Lightning Causing Commuter Rail Delays

BOSTON (CBS) — After a winter of snow-related delays, the operator of the commuter rail is warning some riders to expect delays through Monday because of a weekend lightning strike. 284 more words

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Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire At Forest Hills Station

BOSTON (CBS) – Firefighters battled a significant electrical fire at the Forest Hills MBTA station on Saturday morning.

The Boston Fire Department was called at 6:45 a.m. 321 more words

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Commuter trains roll on East Rail Line tracks for first time

DENVER — RTD’s first two commuter train cars rolled along the tracks of the East Rail Line between Union Station and Denver International Airport for the first time Friday. 57 more words

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Wilmington's State Senator Backs MBTA Financial Reforms; Takes T To Work

(Below is a recent post from Tarr Talk, the blog of State Senator Minority Leader Bruce Tarr, whose district includes Wilmington.)

, I joined with several of my colleagues in the legislature to take an hour long commute from West Gloucester Station to North Station in Boston on the commuter rail to experience firsthand the issues so many commuters face every day.  281 more words

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Boston Transit System Gets Advice From 'Peer' Cities

BOSTON (AP) — Transit officials from other cold-weather cities are offering advice to Boston on how to deal with some of the problems that crippled its system during a record-setting winter. 137 more words

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