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July 2021 – Project Updates, COVID protocols, MBTA Oversight

As the state continues to rebound from the pandemic, work on MBTA related infrastructure projects continue and a new oversight board for the T is starting to take shape. Read more about the status of three of the South Shore’s parking garages and the efforts to replace the Fiscal & Management Control Board in the Red Line Update newsletter.

December 2020 – Board Votes on Proposed Cuts

The Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) voted on its proposals for upcoming frequency and route cuts, as the MBTA faces ridership shortages and revenue losses. Read more about the final vote, which largely responded to rider feedback.

November 2020 – Proposed MBTA Cuts in Response to COVID-19

Due to continued low ridership during the pandemic, the MBTA has developed a plan, Forging Ahead, to anticipate riders’ needs and address its budget deficit. Read more about the estimated $579 million deficit for Fiscal Year 2022, the proposed cuts, and my response to the MBTA, all in this version of the Red Line Update.

June 2020 – Information on Quincy Adams and Braintree Station Closures and the Quincy Bus Facility

Red Line service to the Quincy Adams and Braintree stations will be shutdown starting June 18th and continuing through July 1st, and on June 24th there will be a virtual public meeting regarding the Quincy Bus Facility. Get more information by clicking on the June 2020 Red Line Update button below.

November 2019 – Weekend Closures, Wollaston Station Reopening!

As a regular Red Line commuter myself, I know how important it is to stay up-to-date on the various improvement projects happening along our daily commutes. In this newsletter you will find a few updates regarding Red Line weekend closures and construction progress at Wollaston and North Quincy Stations.

July 2019 – MBTA Reliability and Red Line Projects

As a regular Red Line commuter, I know firsthand how frustrating the commute has been the last couple of weeks. Over the years, I’ve been vocal about increasing funding for a safe, reliable and modern MBTA. Hopefully, the recent derailment now highlights for all in government the need for greater investment in our entire transportation system.

April 2019 – New South Shore Commuter Guide, Bus Route 238 Detour, Parking Updates

This April Red Line Update has information on the MBTA’s new South Shore Commuter Guide, a Bus Route 238 detour, parking updates at Wollaston and North Quincy, and more.

February 2019 – Parking Fare Reduced at Wollaston Station

The MBTA has announced that starting next week the fare to park at Wollaston Station will be reduced from $5 to $2.

February 2019 – North Quincy Garage and Development Project

REMINDER: The North Quincy Garage and Development Project will begin the week of February 17th!

January 2019 – What to expect on your commute in 2019

2018 was an extremely busy time at the State House and an even busier one for the Red Line. This newsletter outlines the most recent updates on the $911 million investment targeted to improving Red Line services and the stations in our district.