MBTA to double number of security cameras
A series of federal grants, including a $6.5 million grant earlier this month, will allow the T to add thousands of cameras across the system.
(Jeremy C. Fox for Boston.com)
Jury says MBTA owes passenger $1.2m
A Suffolk jury awarded $1.2 million to a Scituate woman who was injured when a Green Line trolley crashed while the operator was texting in 2009.
Surging MBTA ridership could overwhelm system, report warns
Boston’s subways could grow so packed that trains would roll past waiting commuters, unable to accommodate more, a land-use think tank says.
MBTA workers rescue 3-year-old’s beloved stuffed animal
During rush hour Wednesday Riley Carey dropped her stuffed bunny “Nummy” as she exited a train, leading MBTA workers to rush to the rescue.
MBTA to give free rides from airport
Passengers taking Silver Line buses from Logan will ride for free starting Wednesday, a move that also means free transfers to the subway system at South Station.
MBTA officials credit real-time apps for strong ridership
- Ridership averaged more than 1.3 million per weekday in April, the 15th consecutive month with an increase.
MBTA rescue plan in jeopardy
- A key Massachusetts legislator sought to divert some of the funds the MBTA is planning on and channel them to other bus systems in the state.
MBTA board OK’s fare hikes, service cuts
- Fares and monthly passes are going up an average of 23 percent, but only a handful of bus routes and weekend commuter rail lines will be eliminated.
MBTA board approves fare hikes, service cuts
- The MBTA will raise most subway fares 30 cents, bus fares 25 cents, and commuter rail fares by $1.25 or more, starting July 1.
40% in survey support a state bailout for MBTA
- Support for plugging the cash-strapped MBTA’s budget gap with state dollars was most robust inside Route 128, according to a Boston Globe poll.