CRISI grant to explore Amtrak stop at T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; June 11, 2019 The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded a $2.8 million Consolidated Rail…

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BACK ON TRACK in Massachusetts: CapeFLYER resumes summer rail service to Hyannis

From Wicked Local Lexington; May 23, 2019 Keolis Commuter Services (Keolis), the MBTA’s operating partner for commuter rail, and the…

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Squirrel takes a ride on the subway in Boston

By Ben Hooper, UPI; April 29, 2019 April 29 (UPI) — Passengers on a Boston commuter train came to the…

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Massachusetts to fund South Coast rail service extension

By Johanna Seltz, Correspondent, The Boston Globe; April 26, 2019 The state, and not the MBTA, will pick up the…

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Survey: Many commuters in Massachusetts appear near ‘breaking point’ with delays in transportation

By Dialynn Dwyer, Boston.com; April 25, 2019 If you’re sick and tired of your commute by rail or road in…

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Boston: ‘Human error’ likely cause of Commuter Rail crash, derailment that shut down Fairmount Line

From WHDH 7 News; April 10, 2019 BOSTON (WHDH) – The Fairmount Commuter Rail Line was shut down for about…

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Massachusetts: Commuter rail beats car in race from Boston to Lynn

By Steve Krause and Thor Jourgensen, The Daily Item; April 7, 2019 SOMEWHERE BETWEEN BOSTON AND LYNN — It seemed…

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Transit Police Beat in Boston: Teens Allegedly Cause $7,000 Worth Of Damage To Commuter Rail Train On St. Patrick’s Day

From CBS Boston 4 WBZ; March 18, 2019 BOSTON (CBS) – Things got rowdy on the MBTA this St. Patrick’s…

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Boston’s MBTA unveils first of 10 commuter rail locomotives undergoing facelift

By Sabrina Schnur, Globe Correspondent, Boston Globe; February 28, 2019 The first of 10 refurbished commuter rail locomotives, overhauled in…

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Major capital expenditures planned in older U.S. transit and commuter systems

By Paul Conley, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; January 22, 2019 There’s an enormous amount of money out there for contractors, vendors…

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The Daily CSX – CSX talks draw big Massachusetts crowd: Negotiations between Middleboro officials and MBTA give hope for end to controversy

By Daniel Schemer, Contributing Writer, South Coast Today; January 10, 2019 MIDDLEBORO — Representatives from the state Department of Transportation…

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Rejoice: Boston’s North Station Subway Connection Tunnel Is Finally Here

By Spencer Buell, Boston Magazine; January 7, 2019 The North Station pedestrian tunnel linking the subway to the commuter rail…

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Massachusetts Department Of Transportation chooses potential North-South Rail Link option

By Sean Philip Cotter, Boston Herald; December 11, 2018 MassDOT has settled on a preferred design for a North-South Rail…

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In Boston, Keolis derailed: New scrutiny as hundreds walk along tracks after train’s wheel falls off

By Sean Philip Cotter, Boston Herald; November 28, 2018 Keolis is taking heat from officials and advocates again after a…

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Boston: South Station tower may be on track

By Sean Philip Cotter, Boston Herald; October 30, 2018 Maybe — just maybe — the long-discussed South Station tower will…

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‘They’re Bold and Fresh’: The Millennials Disrupting Boston’s Transit System

By ERICK TRICKEY, Politico Magazine; October 25, 2018 BOSTON—One Sunday night two years ago, Marc Ebuña and Ari Ofsevit stayed…

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Boston: North Station expansion on the way via drawbridges’ replacements

By Tom Acitelli, Curbed Boston; October 22, 2018 The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is planning to replace the two Charles…

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Boston: Technology helps prevent train delays due to slippery leaves

By Staff, The Patriot Ledger; October 19, 2018 BOSTON — Keolis Commuter Services and the MBTA say they’re prepared to…

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Massachusetts: MBTA board approves Worcester Union Station platform expansion

By Grant Welker, Worcester Business Journal; October 1, 2018 An MBTA board approved a design contract Monday for a second…

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Nashua, New Hampshire to Massachusetts rail service is still in progress

By Damien Fisher, Staff Writer, The Nashua Telegraph; September 7, 2018 NASHUA – The company working to bring a commuter…

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Boston: When it comes to the MBTA’s commuter rail, privatization isn’t the problem

An Editorial Opinion From The Boston Globe; August 19, 2018 Would the Bay State’s commuter rail system really be better…

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Linking Commuter Rail to Jobs, Housing, and Opportunity in Eastern Massachusetts

By Benjamin Forman, The American Prospect; June 18, 2018 Waiting at a suburban station for the train to Boston, I…

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Massachusetts state legislature approves $10M for environmental study of North South Rail Link in Boston

By Don Seiffert, Managing Editor, Boston Business Journal; June 7, 2018 As the results of a year-long study of the…

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Boston: How a 3-mile train ride turns into a 120-mile journey

By Adam Vaccaro, Staff, Boston Globe; May 26, 2018 Without a passenger rail link between North and South stations, the…

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CapeFLYER, popular Massachusetts weekend Cape train service, returns

From WCVB 5 ABC; May 18, 2018 BOSTON —  The CapeFLYER, the popular weekend train service that connects Boston and…

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