MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Third Annual Report
The signals team has taken steps to improve communications systems, including new fiber that has been installed on the Orange and Blue Lines, as well as part of the Red Line;
Developing and using climate risk vulnerability assessments to identify critical locations in the transit system. The MBTA has conducted a climate change vulnerability assessment of the Blue Line and will shortly begin assessments has plans to conduct similar assessments for the entire MBTA system.
Because the T has two years of consistent data, it is possible to track performance over time to see the trends. Since each mode is measured differently, it is difficult to compare between modes. Over the past two years, reliability has varied due to seasonal and other performance factors. The Blue Line has shown the most consistent improvement, while the Red and Orange lines show a recent decline.« East Boston Transit in Amazon HQ2 ProposalCommonWealth Magazine: Think bigger on Red-Blue connection »