Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Boston Fire Department engines outside Boylston Street station

Boylston Station evacuated by fire

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
February 5, 2022

A fire broke out on a Green Line train on Saturday evening, resulting in the evacuation of Boylston Street station and bringing first responders to the scene. While passing Kenmore Station, operators...

New Green Line stations make off-campus commutes faster—though just barely

New Green Line stations make off-campus commutes faster—though just barely

By Gabel Strickland, Beacon Correspondent
November 18, 2021

The MBTA opened two new Green Line stations on Monday, shaking up the commutes for scores of off-campus college students traveling to and from Emerson and other Boston-area institutions and revitalizing...

Chief of the Green Line Transformation project Angel Pena lays out construction plan. Jakob Menendez / Beacon Staff

MBTA announces five-year plan to increase capacity of Green Line stations

By Faith Bugenhagen
September 11, 2019

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority outlined a five-year plan to renovate the Green Line during their community meeting on Tuesday. Part of the Green Line Transformation plan is the expansion...

The MBTA construction is part of an $8 billion, five-year plan to modernize the trains. Jakob Menendez/Beacon Staff

MBTA shutdowns to affect ridership on weekends

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
September 4, 2019

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority scheduled widespread closures of sections of the T on weekends, starting in mid-September and finishing in December. The Green, Orange, and Red lines all...

The project, currently in its third quarter of construction, will extend the MBTA Green Line to six more stations and two new branches. Photo by Daniel Peden/Beacon Staff

Green Line Extension Project begins construction on six new stations

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
March 28, 2019

The Green Line extension project, or GLX, will close three major bridges in Somerville and begin construction on six new stations this month. The project, currently in its third quarter of construction,...

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