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July 9, 2014

Keolis names industry vets to oversee MBTA rail contract

Thomas M. Mulligan as GM and Gerald C. Francis as Deputy GM of Keolis Commuter Services in Boston, will be overseeing the MBTA’s commuter rail contract, which Keolis began operating on July 1.


June 12, 2014

CAF awarded $118M Boston Green Line railcar contract

Final assembly and testing is to be performed at CAF’s manufacturing facility in Elmira Heights, N.Y. Delivery of the new Green Line cars will take place between the end of 2017 and 2018.


April 24, 2014

MBTA extends National Express paratransit contract

The five-year base contract, with two one-year options, has a total value of more than $260 million.


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.


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