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March 31, 2014

Keolis names new MBTA safety compliance officer

Justin Vonashek held multiple positions at Chicago’s Metra, including director of regulatory compliance, where he was responsible for interacting with federal agencies on regulatory requirements and more.


March 6, 2014

MBCR asks judge to halt MBTA rail contract

In its court filing, cites irreparable harm created by the MBTA’s decision to move forward with transition to a new operator while refusing to review MBCR’s formal protest in a timely manner.


November 18, 2013

MBTA launches study to redesign student pass program

Using information from the study conducted by the agency and MBA candidates from Boston University could help MBTA bring in more revenue, and possibly, offset some of the agency’s debt.


July 18, 2013

MBTA, nonprofit partner for travel training program

Travel training will be the first in a series of mobility management services organized under a consortium dubbed Ways2Go and funded with federal grant funds.


July 10, 2013

MBTA program to boost ridership on new line

The agency plans on cutting fares and adding service to help attain its goal of increasing ridership by 20%.


May 1, 2013

MBTA welcomes first new commuter coaches

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.


April 4, 2013

MBTA to extend anti-sexual assault, harassment program

Has been previously recognized for this campaign and is highlighting a renewed effort to send a clear, strong message that inappropriate behavior and illegal sexual touching will not be tolerated.


March 26, 2013

MBTA chief says long-awaited railcars due soon

Hyundai Rotem, under fire for failing to deliver any of its 75 double-decker coaches on time, is making progress on its $190 million contract. Three of the cars are slated to be in service in April.


March 20, 2013

Masabi secures $2.8M in funding

The company also announced the opening of its New York office and the hiring of Josh Robin as VP, strategy and business development, North American operations.


March 6, 2013

MBTA seeks sponsors for rail Wi-Fi service

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.


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