Ride the Red Line? Get a peak at new trains

The MBTA is giving riders a chance to check out what the new trains may look like for the Red Line.

The Boston Globe reports two-thirds of a mock train will be on display at City Hall Plaza so people can take a look at the interior and exterior before they are purchased next year.

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Remembering Al Marrone


It is with great sadness that the Merrimack Valley TMA announces the passing of our outreach manager and our friend Al Marrone.

Al was an integral part of our team and worked tirelessly with our members on a number of initiatives, including the ECO Awards and our annual […]


Help shape the future of the MBTA

The MBTA is looking for commuters’ input on its “Focus40” plan, a five-year capital investment plan to improve programs to better service to customers and communities. The 12 programs being looked at include:
8 programs focus on existing MBTA modes and services (Red Line, Bus, Commuter Rail, etc.)
3 […]


Important info for Lowell Commuter Rail

Bus Shuttles July – December 2018

To continue the testing of federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) technology, the MBTA will replace weekend Lowell Line train service with free bus shuttle service between Lowell Station and the Orange Line (connecting at Wellington Station) beginning July 7-8 with an anticipated completion in December 2018, with the exception […]


And our MCBC Corporate Challenge winner is…

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The Merrimack Valley TMA and MassCommute teamed up once again to promote the
MassCommute Bicycle Challenge (MCBC), a friendly biking competition between MVTMA members and other Massachusetts businesses and institutions.
This year’s winner was Philips in Andover with riders logging an astounding 1,882.4 […]