Harvard Graduate Student Plans to Sue MBTA Following Harvard T Station Injury

First-year Harvard graduate student Joycelyn Johnson, who was struck and injured last week by falling equipment at the Harvard Square T station, said she plans to sue the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority after suffering a separated shoulder.

Woman Injured by Falling Equipment at Harvard Square T Station

A utility box and its supporting equipment fell out of place at the Harvard Square T station Monday afternoon, hitting a woman standing at a nearby column and sending her to the hospital for evaluation.

MBTA in ‘Crisis’: Mass Slowdowns Frustrate Riders, Add to T’s Woes

Boston-area commuters are facing a slew of new slowdowns and service disruptions on the T as a regular state inspection of the Red Line track in early March led to emergency, system-wide speed restrictions.

The "T" Red Line Car

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has warned commuters of delays of up to 20 minutes on all metro lines due to ongoing inspections.

Amid MBTA Repairs, Harvard-Area Workers Report Challenging Red Line Commutes

Workers at Harvard and around the Square say they continue to face difficulties in their daily commutes to Cambridge due to ongoing slow zones, increased wait times, and diversions on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Red Line.

City Officials Advocate for More Affordable MBTA Fares

MBTA officials and municipal policymakers are considering changing fare structures to increase access to public transportation services.

MBTA Fare Changes

The MBTA is considering new fare structures to increase equity within its systems.

Woman, 30, Dies at Harvard T Station

A 30-year-old woman died Sunday at the Harvard T station, officials said.

Rail Service Halted at Harvard T Station Due to 'Person Under Train'

Rail service along the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority’s Red Line was suspended for over five hours Sunday following a “medical emergency” at the Harvard T station involving “a person under a train,” the MBTA said.

UC Funds MBTA Tickets and Free Detergent Program

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation establishing a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority subsidy program and providing free laundry detergent to College students during a Sunday meeting.

Harvard Square Shut Down Due to a Suspicious Package in MBTA Station

At 6:03 p.m., the MBTA posted on Twitter that trains would bypass the Harvard Square station “at the request of police.” Multiple vehicles from the Cambridge Police and Fire departments soon lined the intersection of JFK Street and Brattle Street, blocking vehicle traffic.

66-Year-Old Man Struck and Killed By Red Line Train

A 66-year-old man was struck and killed by a Red Line train at the Porter Square station Sunday morning around 7 a.m.

Harvard Affiliates Praise the University’s West Station Pledge

In Jan. 2018, Harvard promised $50 million to fund West Station, a commuter rail stop on the Framingham-Worcester line, and up to $8 million to help construct another, interim transportation station in Allston.

In Allston, Mixed Feelings Over Univ. Funding for West Station

In the wake of the University’s pledge some Allston and Brighton residents said they were thrilled by the promised influx of Harvard money. Others were less optimistic.

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