October 8, 2013
The study team led by HNTB was contracted by RTD to provide an objective analysis of transit options for the northwest area which include commuter rail and bus rapid transit.
September 17, 2013
Don Orseno, who has been running the commuter rail agency's operations since the departure of former CEO Alex Clifford, weighs in on on-time performance, positive train control and customer service.
September 3, 2013
The funding comes from the TIGER grant program created in 2009 to fund projects that are of regional economic importance and that help create and save jobs.
July 11, 2013
Rebuilding the commuter train line over the Ben Franklin Bridge will cost $102.8 million. However, other recent construction projects, including the Walt Whitman Bridge redecking, were less expensive than planned.
July 10, 2013
The agency plans on cutting fares and adding service to help attain its goal of increasing ridership by 20%.
July 2, 2013
Passengers can use the app to purchase same-day tickets and tickets for future dates for its COASTER commuter rail service. The Android version will be available for download beginning July 15 with the iPhone release following soon after.
May 15, 2013
This was the highest monthly on-time performance recorded since 2006 and the fourth-highest since July, 2003. The level of service in April capped a seven-month stretch marked by harsh winter weather conditions and impacts caused by Hurricane Sandy.
May 1, 2013
These are the first three coaches of 75 total ordered from Hyundai-Rotem USA, at a cost of $190 million. Fifteen will be in service by fall of 2013.
March 6, 2013
Offering includes a sponsorship program, which will provide partners with marketing rights and benefits, such as signage and advertising in commuter rail stations, railcars and ferry facilities; corporate presence on commuter rail system maps and schedules; control of a Wi-Fi landing page; links on the MBTA website; and intellectual property rights.
February 27, 2013
The 45-mile extension of FrontRunner doubles the length of the line when combined with FrontRunner North, which began operating between Ogden and Salt Lake City in 2008.
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