Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

MassDOT, the MBTA, local elected leaders, community partners and others joined together to celebrate a groundbreaking for upcoming improvements at Winchester Center Station.

Passenger Rail Briefs: MBTA, TransLink

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) celebrated the groundbreaking of its Winchester Center Commuter Rail Station in Winchester, Mass., on the Lowell Commuter Rail Line. Also, TransLink announced SkyTrain expansions as part

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts Governor Outlines BIL Funding Plans

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Feb. 3 reported initial plans for using the $9.5 billion in federal funding the commonwealth is expected receive over the next five years through the recently passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).

MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak on Dec. 15 hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Chelsea commuter rail station with Massachusetts DOT Secretary and CEO Jamey Tesler and community leaders.

Transit Briefs: DART, MARTA, MBTA, Metrolink, San Diego MTS

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and a developer partnered to add a one-acre park near Victory Station. In addition, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) awarded a 10-year transit and digital advertising contract; Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) celebrated the completion of the Chelsea commuter rail station; the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board approved final environmental studies for Metrolink’s Antelope Valley Line Capacity and Service Improvements Program; and San Diego’s Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) determined that a Trolley extension to the airport is feasible and can be built within 10 years.