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.
MBTA to Replace Route 71 and 73 Trolley Buses Next Week
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will replace the Route 71 and 73 trolley buses with diesel-hybrid buses beginning next week.
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.
MBTA Fare Hikes Event
Daniel J. Totten (right) talks to a representative from the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority about his concerns regarding proposed fare increases.
Elderly Woman Assaulted on Red Line, Police Say
An elderly woman was punched in the back of the head after getting on a Red Line train car at the Harvard Square station on Friday.
Out of Town News Plaza Slated for Elevator Renovation, Kiosk Restoration
The plaza at the heart of Harvard Square is under construction to both renovate the elevator outside the Harvard Square T station and restore the historic Out of Town News kiosk.
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.
Cambridge City Council Adopts Black History Policy Order
The City of Cambridge celebrated Black History Month through a series of initiatives and events that recognized the achievements of African Americans.
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.
Allstonians Rally to Protest Against West Station Delay
Standing by a congested intersection and braving 21 degree weather, Allstonians held up colorful signs to protest construction delays on West Station.
Pepper Spray on the MBTA
The T station in Harvard Square was closed briefly on Sunday evening following reports of pepper spray released inside.
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.