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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.


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.


Pepper Spray Causes Irritation in Harvard T Stop

A release of pepper spray in the Harvard MBTA station briefly closed the Red Line stop Sunday, burning the eyes of some passerby and hospitalizing one person.


Late-night T Service Stops

People rush in and out of the Harvard Square T station shortly before the service shut down for the night on Saturday, the first night during which there was no late-night T service.


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