The MBTA has embarked on a politically perilous but absolutely necessary exercise: A complete redesign of the bus network.
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Saying good-bye to the trolleys
The current fleet of trolley buses is nearing the end of its life. By 2024, they will be replaced by battery electric buses.
Green Line B Branch Station Consolidation Complete
The green line B branch station consolidation is now complete.
New Oversight Body: The MBTA Board of Directors
The FY21 supplemental budget, which was passed last month, establishes a new seven-member Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Board of Directors. The Board of Directors will replace the Fiscal and Management Control Board, which officially dissolved at the end of June.
In the Press: As Free Transit Gains Momentum Across U.S., It’s A Big Boston Mayoral Race Topic
Click here to read this week’s piece from WBUR about the growing movement to cut fares on parts of the MBTA, featuring a quote from Senator Brownsberger.
55 Bus Service Update
55 bus service will return on Sunday, June 20.