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  • Elevator 912 NORTH STATION - Lobby to Causeway St unavailable due to maintenance (posted 8/20/2017 6:37:22 PM)

    If exiting, pass through the fare gates and walk the full length of the Green Line platform to reach the opposite lobby at Valenti Way. At this lobby, use North Station Elevator 909 (lobby to Valenti Way) to reach the street level. If boarding, travel one-tenth of a mile down Haverhill Street to the entrance located at the intersection of Haverhill Street and Valenti Way.

    Elevator 924 AQUARIUM - Wonderland Platform to main lobby at Long Wharf unavailable due to maintenance (posted 8/19/2017 11:51:22 AM)

    If exiting, use Aquarium Elevator 913 at the opposite end of the platform. If boarding, cross the Rose Kennedy Greenway and use the opposite Aquarium entrance at 200 State Street.

    Escalator 403 WORLD TRADE CENTER - Inbound Platform to Lobby unavailable due to maintenance (posted 8/19/2017 6:03:22 AM)

    Escalator 102 OAKGROVE unavailable through Fri Sep 8 due to maintenance (posted 8/17/2017 8:37:03 AM)

    Escalator 354 ALEWIFE - Concourse to Garage Level 3 unavailable through Fri Sep 8 due to maintenance (posted 8/7/2017 12:42:29 PM)

    Elevator 941 NORTH STATION - Lobby to the Commuter Rail and Boston Garden will remain closed until further notice due to construction of the Boston Garden Development. (posted 8/7/2017 8:09:43 AM)

    If exiting, return to the fare lobby to use North Station Elevator 912 (lobby to Causeway Street) or pass through the fare gates, walk the full length of the Green Line platform to use North Station Elevator 909 (lobby to Valenti Way). If boarding, cross Causeway Street to use North Station Elevator 912 (lobby to street) or travel one-tenth of a mile down Haverhill Street to the entrance located at the intersection of Haverhill Street and Valenti Way.

    Elevator 804 PARK STREET - Tremont Street to the Lobby will be reconstructed and will remain out of service until January 2018. (posted 8/7/2017 7:52:16 AM)

    If entering the station, cross Tremont Street to the Boston Common and use Park Street Elevator 978 to the Green Line westbound platform. Red Line platform access is available via the elevator beyond the fare gates. If exiting the station, please travel down the Winter Street Concourse toward Downtown Crossing Station, exit through the fare gates, and take Downtown Crossing Elevator 892 to the street level.

    Boat

  • The gangways at Pemberton Point, Hull will be replaced from Tue Sep 5 through Tue Sep 12. Please use caution when boarding/alighting ferries. (posted 8/18/2017 11:58:37 AM)

    During this construction period, only one gangway will remain open to the public for boarding/alighting ferries at Pemberton Point Pier. Affected routes: Hingham/Hull Ferry

    Due to the Fore River Bridge Project, two additional trips will be added to the weekday Hingham Ferry schedule. (posted 6/7/2017 12:16:51 PM)

    Additional Trips: 7:30 am from Hingham Shipyard to Rowes Wharf 6:15 pm from Rowes Wharf to Hingham The additional service will remain in effect on weekdays until further notice.

    Bus

  • Silver Line - SL1 experiencing minor delays due to traffic (posted 8/20/2017 6:54:17 PM)

    Route 109 experiencing minor delays due to traffic (posted 8/20/2017 6:54:01 PM)

    Route 104 experiencing minor delays due to traffic (posted 8/20/2017 6:53:42 PM)

    All clear (was: Route 39 experiencing minor delays due to traffic) (posted 8/20/2017 6:53:22 PM)

    All clear (was: Route 117 experiencing minor delays) (posted 8/20/2017 6:53:10 PM)

    All clear (was: Route 116 experiencing minor delays) (posted 8/20/2017 6:53:08 PM)

    Route 1 experiencing minor delays due to traffic (posted 8/20/2017 6:39:01 PM)

    Route 57 experiencing moderate delays (posted 8/20/2017 6:37:52 PM)

    Route 240 experiencing moderate delays due to traffic (posted 8/20/2017 6:17:40 PM)

    Route 111 experiencing moderate delays (posted 8/20/2017 5:37:32 PM)

    Route 216 detoured due to the August Moon Festival (posted 8/20/2017 8:23:37 AM)

    Connections can be made: Inbound - Sea St. @ Cemetery and 1250 Hancock St Outbound - 1250 Hancock St and 55 Sea St Affected stops: Coddington St @ Washington St (outbound) Coddington St @ Quincy YMCA (outbound) Coddington St @ Southern Artery (outbound) Coddington St @ Southern Artery (inbound) Coddington St @ Quincy High School (inbound) Washington St @ Coddington St (inbound)

    Route 57 (Inbound) stops at Comm Ave @ St Paul St and Comm Ave @ Carlton St will be temporarily closed from Thu Jul 27 at 7:00 PM through mid-week due to the MassDOT Comm Ave Bridge Project (posted 8/13/2017 10:30:56 AM)

    Please use nearby inbound stops on Comm Ave @ Pleasant St or @ St. Mary's St as an alternative. Outbound service on the Route 57 will operate as usual on Commonwealth Ave Affected routes: 57 57A
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    Due to the new traffic pattern in Union Square, the following inbound Route 85 and 91 bus stop has been closed: Webster Ave @ Washington St (posted 8/10/2017 9:55:34 AM)

    Inbound connections can be made at: Webster Ave @ Newton St (Routes 85 & 91) Somerville Ave @ Union Square (Route 85) Somerville Ave @ Stone Ave (Route 91) Affected routes: 85 91

    Due to construction, the stop at the corner of N Washington @ Causeway will temporarily move in front of 126 N. Washington St beginning Saturday, August 12th (posted 8/9/2017 12:35:16 PM)

    Affected routes: 89 92 93 111

    Broadway @ Webster Ave (outbound) stop permanently moving to 899 Broadway beginning Thu Aug 17 (posted 8/7/2017 10:36:59 AM)

    Affected routes: 116 117

    High St @ Canal St - W Medford Sq (inbound) stop moving to 422 High St beginning Mon Aug 14 due to street paving (posted 8/7/2017 10:33:19 AM)

    This temporary service change will go into effect on August 14, 2017 and will be maintained for approximately 8 to 12 months. Affected routes: 94 95 326

    The following stops are temporarily closed at UMass beginning Sun Jul 30: Mt Vernon @ Paul Dever School, Mt Vernon @ South Point Drive and the UMass Boston Campus Center (posted 7/26/2017 10:48:13 AM)

    Due to construction, service between the McCormack School and UMass will be temporarily suspended. Alternative shuttle services to UMass may be available at JFK/UMass Station. Temporarily Closed Stops: Mt Vernon St @ Paul Dever School (inbound and outbound) Mt Vernon St @ South Point Drive (inbound and outbound) UMass Boston Campus Center Temporary stops at Harbor Point Blvd will be the last stop before UMass and the first stop towards Boston. Affected routes: 8 16 This closure is scheduled to end late August or early September

    The Route 439 (outbound) bus stop at 27 Beach Rd will permanently close beginning Monday, July 31. (posted 7/18/2017 8:14:05 AM)

    Please board at Beach Rd @ Surfside Rd as an alternative. Affected routes: 439

    Route 64 diverted along part of Guest Street and all of Life Street due to construction. (posted 7/17/2017 11:53:22 AM)

    Inbound connections - at North Beacon @ Etna Street Outbound connections - at North Beacon @ Life Street. Affected stops: Arthur St @ Guest St - Stop & Shop (outbound) Guest St @ Life St (outbound) Life St @ Guest St (inbound) Arthur St @ Guest St - Stop & Shop (inbound)

    Main St @ Kendall Station - Red Line - moving permanently to the area east of the crosswalk, where buses currently layover, beginning Monday, June 26. (posted 6/23/2017 6:14:51 AM)

    Affected routes: CT2 64 68 85

    The bus stop at Western Ave @ Mackin St is moving about 210 feet east to the front of the Irving Gas Station (500 Western Ave.) beginning Sat Jun 24 until Sep 2018 (posted 6/22/2017 3:28:51 PM)

    Affected routes: 70 - Inbound 70A - Inbound 86 - Outbound

    The following stops are closed due to construction: Loring Ave opp Jefferson Ave (outbound). Please board/exit at Loring Ave opp Raymond Rd (posted 5/25/2017 9:36:53 AM)

    Affected routes: 455 459

    Hancock St @ Cottage Ave (outbound) moving to the north, across Cottage Ave, due to construction. (posted 5/15/2017 4:37:09 PM)

    Affected routes: 215 225 230 236 238
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    The pedestrian bridge at the Braintree Parking Garage will be closed through Summer 2020 due to construction. (posted 4/19/2017 6:23:55 AM)

    For access to Braintree Station during this closure, travel down to the first floor and use the pedestrian crosswalk to enter the station at the street level. This closure is due to the South Shore Parking Garages Improvements and Renovations Project. The pedestrian bridge will be replaced by a new garage lobby featuring elevators and stairwells. Affected routes: Red Line 210 230 236 Middleborough/Lakeville Line Kingston/Plymouth Line

    Silver Line - SL2 detoured. No service to 88 Black Falcon. Connections can be made at the corner of Dry Dock Ave & Black Falcon (posted 4/19/2017 6:23:13 AM)

    Affected stops: 88 Black Falcon

    Commuter Rail

  • Worcester Line Train 2513 (6:20 pm from South Station) is operating 10-20 min behind schedule between Boston Landing & Worcester Station. (posted 8/20/2017 6:51:41 PM)

    Franklin Train 2714 (6:35 pm inbound) is expected to operate 15-25 min late between Forge Park & South Station due to the late arrival of equipment. (posted 8/20/2017 6:49:32 PM)

    All clear (was: Middleborough Line Train 2011 (5:40 pm from South Station) is operating 5-15 min behind schedule between JFK/Umass & Middleborough Station.) (posted 8/20/2017 6:48:16 PM)

    All clear (was: Providence Line Train 2812 (4:56 pm from Providence) is operating 10-20 min behind schedule between Attleboro Station & South Station.) (posted 8/20/2017 6:48:03 PM)

    All clear (was: Franklin Train 2713 (5:20 pm from South Station) is expected to operate 15-25 min behind schedule between South Station & Forge Park Station.) (posted 8/20/2017 6:47:49 PM)

    From September 2 through November 18, there will be no weekend Needham Line train service while Positive Train Control (PTC) is installed. (posted 8/16/2017 9:37:08 AM)

    A public meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, August 24, at the Needham Town Hall (1471 Highland Avenue, Needham) at 6:30 pm. To get around on the Needham Line during construction, please utilize the following connecting bus/subway service: - From Needham Heights, Needham Center, and Needham Junction, the Route 59 bus service connects to Newton Highlands on the Green Line D Branch and to Watertown Square. - From West Roxbury, Highland, Bellevue, and Roslindale Village, Bus Routes 35, 36, and 37 connect to and from Forest Hills on the Orange Line, which also serves Ruggles and Back Bay. - Customers who typically board at Hersey Station are encouraged to travel to Needham Junction or West Roxbury Stations instead as there are no direct connecting MBTA services at Hersey.
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    On Saturday, 8/19, and Sunday, 8/20, all Fairmount Line trains will be bused between Readville and South Station to accommodate the replacement of an Amtrak switch. (posted 8/14/2017 1:56:16 PM)

    Shuttle buses will make stops at all stations between Readville and South Station in both directions. During this period, the MBTA will also take advantage of the suspension of service to accomplish some Positive Train Control (PTC) installations along the line. Buses will pick up and drop off at the following locations: South Station - On Atlantic Avenue at Summer Street Newmarket - Newmarket Square at Massachusetts Avenue (#10 bus stop) Uphams Corner - On Dudley Street (#15/#41 bus stop) Four Corners / Geneva - On Washington Street (#23 bus stop) Talbot Ave - On Talbot Avenue (#22/#45 bus stops) Morton St - In the parking lot adjacent to the inbound (track #2) platform Fairmount - On Fairmount Ave at the top of the ramps from the platform Readville - In the station parking lot adjacent to the platform (track #4) or take a Franklin Line train (on track #5)
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    Shuttle buses, making all stops, will replace all weekend service on the Newburyport/Rockport Line from July 8th through August 27th. (posted 8/13/2017 10:35:28 AM)

    The MBTA will install federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) systems along the Newburyport/Rockport Line to improve safety by reducing train collisions and derailments. This work will require weekend shutdowns on the entire line from July 8 through August 27. To help passengers travel between Boston and the North Shore, the MBTA is running ADA accessible bus shuttles (with WiFi and restroom facilities) that will make stops at every Commuter Rail station. During this time, the special weekend fare will be $10 roundtrip, and Zone 3 or higher monthly passes will be accepted. Additionally, parking will be free at all stations north of Beverly Depot.
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    Shuttle buses, making all stops, will replace all weekend service on the Lowell Line from August 5th through October 1st due to the installation of PTC. (posted 8/3/2017 12:12:00 PM)

    The MBTA will install federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) systems along the Lowell Line to improve safety by reducing train collisions and derailments. This work will require weekend shutdowns on the entire line from August 5 through October 1. To help passengers travel between Boston and Lowell, the MBTA is running ADA accessible bus shuttles (with WiFi and restroom facilities) that will make stops at every Commuter Rail station. Lowell bus shuttle tickets are $4 one-way, and monthly passes will be accepted. Tickets can be purchased on-board, at the North Station Ticket Office, or at the Charlie van outside North Station on the corner of Haverhill and Causeway streets.
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    Framingham Commuter Rail Station inbound & outbound stairs are currently closed due to construction. Please allow additional travel time to access the platforms. (posted 8/3/2017 7:44:31 AM)

    Affected stops: Framingham The MWRTA anticipated to reopen the stairs at Framingham Station in November.

    Access to the east entrance of North Station is available through a covered walkway. Legends Way is closed to pedestrian access. (posted 7/31/2017 4:58:54 AM)

    Customers are advised that the pedestrian route for customers transferring from the Green and Orange Line exits at Causeway and Beverly St into North Station Commuter Rail will be moved slightly to accommodate ongoing construction work. After crossing Causeway St, pedestrians will use a protected walkway along the east side of Legends Way, directly abutting Portal Park. The walkway will include a barrier and kick-plate for blind and low vision passengers. As an alternative, customers may consider utilizing the west exit from North Station Commuter Rail due to congestion.
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    Please board all weekend Fairmount Line trains on the inbound platforms at Morton Street and Talbot Ave stations. (posted 7/8/2017 7:30:57 AM)

    Affected stops: Talbot Avenue Morton Street

    Please board inbound Worcester Line trains on the outbound platforms at Framingham through Yawkey stations from 3:30 pm until 8:00 pm. (posted 7/5/2017 3:00:30 PM)

    Please follow these boarding instructions Monday - Friday unless noted otherwise or if operating on a holiday schedule. Affected direction: Inbound Affected stops: Framingham West Natick Natick Center Wellesley Square Wellesley Hills Wellesley Farms Boston Landing Yawkey Affected trips: 520 (3:50 pm from Worcester) 522 (5:20 pm from Worcester) 524 (6:05 pm from Worcester) 592 (5:40 pm from Framingham) 594 (6:20 pm from Framingham) 596 (7:05 pm from Framingham)

    Please board all peak outbound Worcester Line trains on the inbound platforms at Yawkey through Framingham stations weekdays from 3:30 pm until 7:40 pm. (posted 7/5/2017 2:58:58 PM)

    Affected direction: Outbound Affected stops: Yawkey Boston Landing Newtonville West Newton Auburndale Wellesley Farms Wellesley Hills Wellesley Square Natick Center West Natick Framingham Affected trips: 517 (3:30 pm from South Station) 519 (4:20 pm from South Station) 591 (4:30 pm from South Station) 521 (5:00 pm from South Station) 593 (5:10 pm from South Station) 523 (5:40 pm from South Station) 595 (5:50 pm from South Station) 525 (6:15 pm from South Station) 527 (6:45 pm from South Station)

    Starting 6/3, all weekend Fairmount Line trains will be bused between Morton St. and Readville in both directions due to construction of the new Blue Hill Avenue Station. (posted 6/23/2017 9:39:56 AM)

    Starting Saturday, June 3rd, major construction of the brand new, fully accessible Blue Hill Avenue Station on the Fairmount Line will take place on weekends and in the evening weekday hours for up to twenty-four months. During this time, all weekend Fairmount Line trains will be bused between Morton Street and Readville in both directions. A schedule will be put into effect, effective June 3rd, to account for busing, and is available on the Fairmount Line schedule page on mbta.com. Affected stops: Morton Street Fairmount Readville
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    Starting 6/5, the last 2 weekday outbound Fairmount Line trains, 787 (10:00 pm outbound) and 789 (11:00 pm outbound) will be replaced by buses due to construction of the new Blue Hill Avenue Station. (posted 6/2/2017 8:48:22 AM)

    Starting Saturday, June 3rd, major construction of the brand new, fully accessible Blue Hill Avenue Station on the Fairmount Line will take place on weekends and in the evening weekday hours for up to twenty-four months. During this time, the last two weeknight outbound Fairmount Line trains from South Station will be replaced with dedicated shuttle buses serving all stops between South Station and Readville. A schedule will be put into effect, effective June 3rd, to account for busing, and is available on the Fairmount Line schedule page on mbta.com.
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    The pedestrian bridge at the Braintree Parking Garage will be closed through Summer 2020 due to construction. (posted 4/19/2017 6:23:55 AM)

    For access to Braintree Station during this closure, travel down to the first floor and use the pedestrian crosswalk to enter the station at the street level. This closure is due to the South Shore Parking Garages Improvements and Renovations Project. The pedestrian bridge will be replaced by a new garage lobby featuring elevators and stairwells. Affected routes: Red Line 210 230 236 Middleborough/Lakeville Line Kingston/Plymouth Line

    Please board all trains on the inbound platforms at Haverhill and Bradford except Trains 216 (1:35 pm from Haverhill) and 222 (6:09 pm from Haverhill). (posted 2/10/2017 5:03:58 AM)

    Due to the Merrimack River Bridge project, trains that operate between Bradford and Haverhill will only use the inbound track. Trains that are bused between Haverhill and Bradford will board on the outbound platform at Bradford for service into Boston. Note: Train 216 (1:35 pm from Haverhill) and Train 222 (6:09 pm from Haverhill) are bused from Haverhill Station to Bradford Station. The outbound platform at Bradford may be accessed via the crossing that is south (to the right when facing the tracks from the parking lot) of the mini-high platforms. Alternatively, the outbound platform can also be accessed via the sidewalk from Laurel Avenue. Affected stops: Bradford Haverhill

    Subway

  • Orange Line experiencing minor delays due to an ongoing signal problem at Forest Hills (posted 8/20/2017 4:51:34 PM)

    Buses will replace Green Line D branch service between Reservoir and Riverside Stations the weekend of August 26 & 27 due to track work. (posted 8/17/2017 8:06:43 AM)

    Due to necessary track work, buses will replace Riverside branch service between Reservoir and Riverside Stations on the following weekends from start to end of service: - Saturday, August 26, 2017 and Sunday, August 27, 2017 Regular Green D branch service will resume at the start of service on the following Monday. All shuttle bus stops are accessible for persons with disabilities. Shuttling the following stops: Reservoir Chestnut Hill Newton Centre Newton Highlands Eliot Waban Woodland Riverside

    Access to the east entrance of North Station is available through a covered walkway. Legends Way is closed to pedestrian access. (posted 7/31/2017 4:58:54 AM)

    Customers are advised that the pedestrian route for customers transferring from the Green and Orange Line exits at Causeway and Beverly St into North Station Commuter Rail will be moved slightly to accommodate ongoing construction work. After crossing Causeway St, pedestrians will use a protected walkway along the east side of Legends Way, directly abutting Portal Park. The walkway will include a barrier and kick-plate for blind and low vision passengers. As an alternative, customers may consider utilizing the west exit from North Station Commuter Rail due to congestion.
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    All Orange Line train service will board on Track 2 at Forest Hills through September 2017, due to the Casey Overpass Project. (posted 7/10/2017 9:32:00 AM)

    Affected stops: Forest Hills
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    Beginning Monday, June 12, the pedestrian walkway near Kendall/MIT Station (inbound) will be closed due to MIT construction. (posted 6/1/2017 10:56:49 AM)

    Access to the Kendall/MIT Station will remain open and accessible on the Main Street side of the station throughout this construction. The pedestrian plaza between Carleton Street and Main Street in Kendall Square will be closed due to the construction of an underground garage. Customers are encouraged to utilize alternative paths to/from the station using the paths on Ames Street, Dock Street, or Wadsworth Street. Affected routes: Red Line
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    The pedestrian bridge at the Braintree Parking Garage will be closed through Summer 2020 due to construction. (posted 4/19/2017 6:23:55 AM)

    For access to Braintree Station during this closure, travel down to the first floor and use the pedestrian crosswalk to enter the station at the street level. This closure is due to the South Shore Parking Garages Improvements and Renovations Project. The pedestrian bridge will be replaced by a new garage lobby featuring elevators and stairwells. Affected routes: Red Line 210 230 236 Middleborough/Lakeville Line Kingston/Plymouth Line