StreetsblogMASS reporter Grecia White, photographed on May 18, 2022.
On the first full day of an emergency shutdown of the central portions of the Orange and Green lines, thousands of subway passengers endured long lines for shuttle buses and excruciatingly slow trips between North Station and Government Center.
The MBTA abruptly shut down several downtown stops on its Orange and Green Lines Thursday evening after construction workers discovered “severely deteriorated” support columns in the Haymarket station subway tunnels. To keep trains and passengers away from those columns, effective immediately, the Orange Line will be split in two parts, with trains running between Forest […]
Riders keen to find silver linings might reason that, with fewer trains running on the Orange and Red lines this week, we should at least have better odds of catching one of the T’s new trains. This spring, the T had been running up to four new Orange Line trains at a time, giving riders […]
Días después de que inspectores federales dieran una serie de directivos a plazo corto para que la agencia corrigiera serios problemas de seguridad en el sistema de transporte rápido, la MBTA anunció el Viernes, Junio 17 que iba a reducir el servicio del metro bastantemente para así poder cumplir con los requisitos del gobierno federal.
Last week, MassDOT shared their plans to convert a dangerous pair of intersections on Worcester’s west side to two roundabouts in an effort to improve safety and provide better pedestrian and bicycle accommodations next to the Worcester State University campus. May Street and Chandler Street are both east-west streets that cross Worcester’s west side and […]
The cuts are a response to a safety audit from the Federal Transit Administration, which raised alarms about safety hazards from staffing shortages at the subway system's Operations Control Center.