The Dorchester branch of the Red Line will be shut down this weekend as the T completes what it calls the â€œfinal phase of demolitionâ€ at Ashmont station. Buses along Dorchester Avenue will replace train service on Saturday and Sunday. T officials... Read more
Unless the state comes to the rescue of the MBTA, riders may be hit with a 30 percent fare hike and half the level of service on weekends and during off-peak hours, top state transportation officials warned Monday.
A hike of that size would push... Read more
A passel of direct abutters to the proposed Blue Hill Station on the Fairmount Line continued to oppose it at a design meeting held last Thursday, despite wide support in the surrounding neighborhood.
"We certainly don't get the kind of... Read more
Plans to create a neighborhood feel amid developments being planned for Columbia Point hit a potential roadblock last week when both the MBTA and the state's Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) voiced opposition to a new side street... Read more
Though the call for new stops along Fairmount Line commuter rail has been a loud and long one, the station designs on the table are hardly free from concerns and some residents are even demanding the proposed stop at Blue Hill Avenue be moved or simply... Read more
The immediate future of the Fairmount Line is shaking out as the federal government determines what projects to fund with the $825 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act this month, though on the ground ridership is dropping because of erratic... Read more
The remains of two mature trees and a stand of bushes along the Neponset Greenway. Photo by Pete Stidman.
Many users and neighbors of the... Read more