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June 5, 2014

'Pop-up' bus service launches in Mass.

The private service uses chartered buses and is run by a start-up technology company called Bridj. The coaches feature comfortable seats and Wi-Fi and costs $6 per ride.


December 12, 2012

Boston to Cape Cod rail service to be reinstated

The service will be available in 2013 after being shut down two decades ago. Currently, the only mass transit option between Boston and Cape Cod is buses.


November 10, 2010

NTSB to release reports on 2009 MBTA rail accident

The information being released on Wednesday about the May 8, 2009 Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority light rail collision will include investigative group factual reports and other documents from the investigation.


August 9, 2010

MCI delivers six D4505s to Boston

Paul Revere Transportation is using the coaches for its airport shuttle service. Coaches are wheelchair lift-equipped, feature Wi-Fi connectivity, exterior and interior destinations signs and a “talking bus system” that audibly announces upcoming stops.


February 17, 2009

Amtrak offers lower fares on Acela Express

Now available for purchase, Acela Business class tickets will be priced as low as $99 between Washington, D.C., and New York, and $79 between New York and Boston.


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