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MBTA advances Greenbush Station transit project
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) approved Jan. 9 further development at its Greenbush Station project.
MBTA reintroduces ski train
The MBTA is reintroducing its weekend ski train.
MBTA and Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 ratify collective bargaining agreement
After months of negotiations, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 have agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement.
Pan Am Southern, Pan Am Railways take MBTA to task over PTC
Pan Am Southern LLC (PAS, the joint venture of Pan Am Railways and Norfolk Southern) and Pan Am Railways (PAR) itself on Dec. 20 served default and dispute notices concerning…
MBTA to expand Ruggles Station Transportation Project
The Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) voted Dec. 19 to amend the Ruggles Station Transportation Project contract with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc,…
MBTA: 120 new CRRC railcars cheaper than refurbishment
The Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) unanimously voted Dec. 12 for an entirely new fleet of Red Line cars, rather than refurbishing…
MBTA launches new anti-sexual harassment campaign
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), as part of a coalition of organizations, launched a new information campaign to enhance passenger safety and encourage the public to report incidents of…
MBTA studies fare collection
During this year's fare adjustment process, a key concern raised by MBTA customers was that not all fares are being collected. Of particular concern was fare collection on the surface…
Virtual-reality railcar maintenance: Keolis
Keolis Commuter Services, contract operator of Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) regional/commuter trains, is testing specialized virtual reality glasses for maintaining cars and locomotives.
MBTA awards PTC contract to Ansaldo STS/VHB Team
VHB has been named the local lead signal design consultant to work as part of the Ansaldo STS team on a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority $338 million project to equip…
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