I asked Dalen L. Ferreira ‘19 about his favorite experience on the T. He told me he couldn’t think of one but said, “I just finished the orange line, but it was cold, so I didn’t stay for too long.”
Students at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will be able to purchase semester MBTA bus and link passes at 50 percent off beginning next fall, a more generous discount than the current 11 percent.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) appears set to cut late-night service. However, this is not the answer to its long-standing budget problems.
Students and alumni expressed concern for the potential shuttering of MBTA late night service following last week’s public meeting at Cambridge City Hall.
According to the MBTA, the net cost per-passenger is $1.43 during regular service hours compared to $13 per-passenger during late night hours due to the lower number of riders. The overall cost for the late-night service is 14 million dollars, according to an MBTA presentation.
The report, authored by Charles Chieppo, a fellow at the Ash Center, outlines several steps that the transportation service should take to reduce costs and increase ridership
Allston residents express frustration over the lack of transparency in the state's discussion with Boston University over its potential funding of a new commuter rail station in the neighborhood.
Boston University had pledged to fund the final $8.33 million needed to build a new commuter rail station called "West Station" on Harvard-owned property in Allston, according to The Boston Globe, but the deal was never finalized.
The MBTA will offer a free fare day in April in addition to a 15% discount on month-long passes in May. The price reductions come after the T shut down numerous times due to snowstorms this winter.
In response to multiple shutdowns of services this winter, the MBTA will offer a free fare day on April 24 and a 15 percent discount on monthly passes in May.
Pedestrians walk past the closed Harvard Square station entrance on Sunday afternoon. The MBTA suspended all operations in the wake of the recent winter storm.
The “powerful and very dangerous” storm, the National Weather Service reported, will develop Saturday night through Sunday morning.