Sunday, February 10, 2013
Regularly scheduled service should resume by Monday, according to MBTA.com.
Updated 10:48 a.m. Looking to take the the commuter rail in Reading? Well, you may want to keep shoveling out that car (or call a cab). As crews continue to dig out from the blizzard, MBTA service will remain suspended Sunday, including the commuter rail. Starting at 2 p.m., limited subway and bus service will run on the Red, Orange and Blue lines between Orient Heights and Government Center, and the Green Line between Kenmore and Lechmere, according to MBTA.com/weather. Limited bus service will also operate on the 1, 23, 28, 39, and Silver Line Washington Street only. Customers are encouraged to stay home and "use service sparingly," if possible, the website said. The MBTA weather update says regularly scheduled MBTA service will resume …
Friday, February 8, 2013
During severe winter weather, the MBTA may reduce its scheduling of trains, buses and other modes of transportation.
The MBTA adjusts the scheduling of all of its modes of transportation in real time during severe snow events, and the service provides several frequently-updated resources to check while the snow is coming down. With a potential blizzard on the way Friday into Saturday, the MBTA may put into effect its severe weather service plan, which includes a reduction of service on the subways, commuter rails, buses, boats and the RIDE. On the web: The MBTA provides a winter weather website which is active during major snow events. This site will provide detail of a reduction in service in real-time: MBTA.com/winter. MBTA.com is the homepage, which also displays updates. A way to find out find out whether a specific line is experiencing a reduction…
Friday, June 29, 2012
It will cost more to ride the T starting this weekend.
July, and the MBTA's fare increases, are almost here. Beginning Sunday, train riders will need to pay more to board trains and buses. The rate for a one-way trip to Boston from the Reading station, in Zone 2, will go from $4.75 to $9. But the same ride will cost $12 if a rider does not get on board with a ticket or pass in hand - even though you can't buy a ticket in town. Here is a look at the new bus and subway prices: There are other fare changes to THE RIDE. For a complete list of changes taking place on the MBTA system beginning Sunday, visit here.