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MBTA Better Bus Project

Below you will find MBTA project information, meeting schedules and proposed bus route changes that could impact Nahant residents who rely on on MBTA services.

Bus Network Redesign’s proposed bus network map is now available for your review at MBTA.com/BNRD. This proposal for bus service will create a more equitable network with more frequent service, better connections, and more all-day service every day. You can view the full proposal here.

A complete listing of all upcoming meetings and events can be found below.

Upcoming Meetings and EventsRegional Community Meetings

MBTA staff will provide an in-depth presentation of certain regions on the network map, with small group discussions.

These meetings will be held over Zoom, and a recording will be posted for those who cannot attend. Please register for a meeting using your email address. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions to join the meeting.

JUNE 16, 2022, 6:00 PM
Public Meeting | Bus Network Redesign – Inner Core
Virtual, Boston, MA
Register for the meeting, or view more information on the event page.

JUNE 22, 2022, 6:00 PM
Public Meeting | Bus Network Redesign – Minuteman & Metro North
Virtual, Boston, MA
Register for the meeting, or view more information on the event page.

JUNE 28, 2022, 6:00 PM
Public Meeting | Bus Network Redesign – Metrowest
Virtual, Boston, MA
Register for the meeting, or view more information on the event page.

Systemwide Community Open House and Hearings

At the systemwide in-person open house, MBTA staff will be available to answer questions about the draft network map and take comments.

JULY 19, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Open House | Bus Network Redesign – Systemwide
Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, Boston, MA

At the systemwide hearings, MBTA staff will provide a presentation on the draft network map and take comments.

The virtual hearing will be held over Zoom, and a recording will be posted for those who cannot attend. Please pre-register using your email address. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions to join the hearing.

JULY 26, 2022, 6:00 PM
Public Hearing | Bus Network Redesign – Systemwide (Virtual)
Virtual, Boston, MA
Register for the hearing

JULY 28, 2022, 6:00 PM
Public Hearing | Bus Network Redesign – Systemwide
Transportation Building, 2nd Floor, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA

Station Open Houses

Drop by and chat with MBTA staff members at different stops and stations throughout the network and provide input about the draft network map.

  • Chelsea City Hall; Chelsea, May 26, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
  • Harvard Station; Cambridge, June 1, 3:30 – 5:30 PM
  • Quincy Center Station; Quincy, June 7, 4:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Dewey Square; Boston, June 14, 11:00 – 2:00 PM
  • Ashmont Station; Boston, June 23, 4:30 – 6:30 PM
  • Malden Center; Malden, June 30, 4:30 – 6:30 PM
  • Sullivan Station; Boston, July 7, 3:30 – 5:30 PM
  • Forest Hills; Boston, July 12, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Wonderland Station; Revere, July 21, 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Share Your Feedback

You can provide feedback on the proposed map in a variety of ways. You can attend a virtual public meeting or station open house (see list above) or provide feedback via our online feedback form at MBTA.com/BNRDfeedback. The online form is available in English, Spanish (Español), Arabic (العربية), Chinese – Simplified (汉语), Chinese – Traditional (漢語), French (Français), Haitian Creole (Kreyòl Ayisyen), Portuguese (Português), and Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt).

You can also provide feedback by leaving a voicemail at 617-222-3011, or by mailing written comments to the following address:

MBTA
ATTN: Victoria Ireton
10 Park Plaza – Suite 3830
Boston, MA 02116

You can find more details about Bus Network Redesign and other Better Bus Project initiatives on the project website. We will continue to provide updates to you on these efforts and inform you of opportunities to provide your feedback.

Feel free to reach out to the Better Bus Project team at BetterBusProject@mbta.com with any questions and visit mbta.com/BetterBus to learn more about our ongoing efforts to improve the bus system.

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