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Rail operator: Full service to be restored by Mar. 30

Michael Norton and Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

With its customers hampered by prolonged train delays and cancellations that began during the recent wave of snowstorms, the company that runs the Massachusetts commuter rail system said Thursday it...

DePaola to take over MBTA next week

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Frank DePaola has worn many hats during his public sector service in Massachusetts and he's about to try on a new one thanks to a secret vote that went down Tuesday night.

MBTA reviewing options to reimburse riders

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

With MBTA subway service largely restored over the weekend, General Manager Beverly Scott on Monday said her staff will be reviewing options to potentially reimburse public transit riders for fares...

Gas prices surge 17 cents over last month

After a steady plunge to around $2 a gallon, gasoline prices in Central Massachusetts have risen nearly 17 cents to an average of $2.25, according to GasBuddy.

DeLeo: T needs more work than we thought

MICHAEL NORTON STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Count House Speaker Robert DeLeo among those who are questioning plans for new services and projects at the troubled MBTA.

Baker: Impulse on tax hike for T is ‘odd’

ANDY METZGER STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Gov. Charlie Baker, who has avoided discussion of long-term solutions in favor of focusing on short-term fixes for the snow-battered transit system, said Thursday he is not foreclosing any approach...

Lawmakers look for answers to T crisis

MATT MURPHY STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

There may be no quick or easy legislative fix to the service problems plaguing the MBTA, according to top House and Senate Democrats, who said Tuesday that they’re eyeing a more deliberative...

MBTA: Full service return to take ‘at least’ 30 days

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Battered by snow and cold-related service problems, the MBTA will probably take a full month after the last snow to return to normal service, MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott told reporters Monday...

Business group joins call to fix MBTA

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The Baker administration is hearing new calls to take immediate steps to fix the MBTA, which has been unable for two weeks to deliver basic transit services in the face of severe winter...

MBTA service resumes in limited capacity

State House News Service |

After more than a day of suspended train service, the snow-battered MBTA resumed its service on Wednesday, running the commuter rail, subways and trolleys at a limited capacity, following an...

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