Dozens of MBTA apps are available out there for commuters and passengers. But now, only one — the aptly named Transit App — has the Massachusetts public transportation agency’s official endorsement.
The MBTA is inviting the public to come have a look at the new Orange Line mockup car. The vehicle will be available to be viewed by the public on Tuesday, April 4th and Wednesday, April 5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.
We invite you to read our Winter 2017 newsletter, for all the latest on the TRIPPS program!
UPDATE: Significant developments have emerged in the story of this ride-hailing company. See the Boston Globe or Patch for details. We may be seeing some movement on the planned launch of the innovative Safr ride-hailing app, which is very similar to other ride-hailing apps like Uber or Lyft but will offer only female passengers rides in cars driven only by women. According to the Boston Globe, Safr is now “organizing private tests in Boston and
We invite you to read our Fall 2016 Newsletter, for all the latest on the TRIPPS program!
The MBTA’s RIDE is partnering with Uber and Lyft to test ridesharing and see if it can provide a less expensive and more reliable way for some trips, during a one year pilot which began in Boston and a few neighboring communities.
On August 2, 2016, On Point radio’s Sascha Pfeiffer hosted an excellent 45-minute program entitled “Designing Communities For An Aging America.”
As of September 1st, 2016, a few changes will take place at the MBTA Charlie Card Store at the Downtown Crossing T station.
We received a message recently from a senior who had been using the Uber smartphone app to hail rides around town.
Are you worried that giving up your driver’s license will leave you without legal identification? Fear not! Seniors who do not have a Massachusetts driver’s license can get a Massachusetts ID card from the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Massachusetts ID cards look similar to driver’s licenses; however, they do not extend any driving privileges. This ID card is an official form of identity, signature, and age that is accepted anywhere that a driver’s license is accepted as identification. You can use this ID