Category Archives: Mass Transit

Stand Up for Green Line Extension Wednesday March 16

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the MBTA Fiscal Management Control Board are holding a joint meeting next Wednesday, March 16th at 11:30am at the State Transportation Building on Stuart Street in Boston. This meeting gives Somerville and Cambridge … Continue reading

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MBTA Red Line Weekend Diversions and Longfellow Bridge Closures January 2016

The Longfellow Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic during each of the next four weekends, and Red Line service will be diverted to buses during the closures. The bridge will remain open for pedestrians. Please read the following press … Continue reading

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Orange Line Bus Diversions Starting June 22

Orange Line Early Access is scheduled to begin on Monday night June 22 as part of the MBTA’s Winter Resiliency Improvement Program, and buses will replace regular service between Oak Grove and Wellington. Early Access will take place most weeks … Continue reading

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Longfellow Bridge Closures from June 12 to June 26 for Downstream “Salt and Pepper” Towers Deck Demolition

From Friday, June 12 to Friday, June 26, MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), will periodically close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic. Boston-bound vehicles will use the inbound detour via 3rd Street or Memorial Drive to Charles River Dam … Continue reading

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Green Line Extension Overnight Work Tonight At School St. Bridge in Somerville

The Green Line Extension Project (GLX) team wanted to inform you of overnight work scheduled to start tonight at midnight and last through 7AM Thursday morning (June 4).  The GLX contractor, White Skanska Kiewit (WSK), will be performing work at … Continue reading

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MBTA Weekend Bus Diversions for Green and Orange Lines

Due to necessary track work, shuttle buses will replace Green and Orange line service on certain weekends starting tomorrow. Please see the schedule below for the next four weekend diversions. Regular service will be restored at the start of service on … Continue reading

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“GovOnTheT” raises awareness of transit needs

Today I joined dozens of legislators from around Massachusetts in riding the T to work as a part of “Gov on the T,” a project focused on raising awareness about the problems facing our public transit system. Many of my … Continue reading

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