MBTA opens new Amory Street, Babcock Street Green Line stations – WCVB Boston

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority opened two new Green Line stations on Monday.The Amory Street and Babcock Street stations, both on the B Branch, opened to the public at the beginning of service Monday.The MBTA consolidated Saint Paul Street and Boston University West stations into the new Amory Street Station, while also consolidating the Babcock Street and Pleasant Street stations into the new Babcock Street Station as part of its Green Line Transformation (GLT) project.The two new platforms replace four former stops that would often create a bottle neck. The new raised platforms will offer easier boarding, safety barriers, digital screens and countdown clocks.The MBTA is also utilizing a new “Take the T” campaign in an effort to bring people back to their public transit services.The transportation authority told the Boston Herald that bus, subway and Commuter Rail ridership were all well below pre-pandemic levels at the end of October.The MBTA says it is buying radio advertisements and posting billboards in an attempt to get riders back on the rails.The new campaign comes after the MBTA offered some Commuter Rail riders $5 Dunkin’ gift cards last month for using the rail service.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority opened two new Green Line stations on Monday.

The Amory Street and Babcock Street stations, both on the B Branch, opened to the public at the beginning of service Monday.

The MBTA consolidated Saint Paul Street and Boston University West stations into the new Amory Street Station, while also consolidating the Babcock Street and Pleasant Street stations into the new Babcock Street Station as part of its Green Line Transformation (GLT) project.

The two new platforms replace four former stops that would often create a bottle neck. The new raised platforms will offer easier boarding, safety barriers, digital screens and countdown clocks.

The MBTA is also utilizing a new “Take the T” campaign in an effort to bring people back to their public transit services.

The transportation authority told the Boston Herald that bus, subway and Commuter Rail ridership were all well below pre-pandemic levels at the end of October.

The MBTA says it is buying radio advertisements and posting billboards in an attempt to get riders back on the rails.

The new campaign comes after the MBTA offered some Commuter Rail riders $5 Dunkin’ gift cards last month for using the rail service.

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