Topic : Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

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MBTA to launch on-demand taxi service

Mobility| June 11, 2012
Offering same-day service will be an upgrade from its current paratransit service, the RIDE, which requires trip scheduling at least one day prior to pickup.

MBTA releases transit security app

Bus| May 22, 2012
This new See Say iPhone app allows MBTA riders to proactively communicate with transit authorities and receive alerts from authorities in emergency situations.
Rail| May 3, 2012

MBTA to test biological sensors at stations

These sensors have been designed to enable rapid responses and protective measures within 20 minutes to reduce the impact of a biological terrorist attack.
Rail| April 25, 2012

MBTA unveils new rail station, commuter service

The Wickford Junction commuter rail station will be served by 10 north- and south-bound trains on weekdays and is expected to carry as many as 1,500 riders a day. The rail service to T.F. Green Airport extends the transit system’s existing service 20 miles to the state’s Southeastern communities.
Rail| April 5, 2012

MBTA board approves fare hikes, some cuts

In approving the spending reduction plan, the board acknowledged the measures might be nothing more than a one-year patch for the underfunded transit system.
Bus| April 3, 2012

Poll: 40% support state bailout for MBTA

The statewide results, which showed 34% of respondents opposed using state dollars to plug the transit system’s budget gap and 26% were undecided or did not know, came as a surprise to analysts, who expected wider opposition to state intervention.
Rail| March 21, 2012

MBTA turns station into emergency training facility

Using federal grant money, the facility will turn the Oak Street railway into a "mock" train station to carry out drills, which will also be accessible to emergency responders from all surrounding cities and towns.
Rail| March 21, 2012

Mass. commuter railroad graduates 22 assistant conductors

The graduates join the ranks of a select group that works directly with customers and transportation managers to provide safe, reliable service. The new assistant conductors were formally inducted earlier this month during a ceremony at MBCR's training facility in Somerville, Mass.
Bus| January 4, 2012

MBTA proposal could raise fares, cut service

Officials stressed that details could change after a string of public hearings through February, however, after five-and-a-half years of staving off fare increases and maintaining or increasing services, they said change appears inevitable.
Rail| December 15, 2011

MBTA conductor honored for uncovering fare fraud scheme

Investigation began in March of the possible production and sale of illegal MBTA passes after Conductor John Slyman noticed that a customer's monthly pass appeared to be the wrong color.

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