SRTA: NB 8 (Mount Pleasant)

SRTA: NB 8 (Mount Pleasant)

The NB 8 is the same bus as the North End Shuttle, with every run on this route turning into a loop on that one before coming back. I really wish they made it more obvious that they use the same bus, but marketing them as two different routes does have one advantage:...
New North Station Pedestrian Tunnel!

New North Station Pedestrian Tunnel!

Well…this was a surprise! No one really knew when the underground walkway between the subway and the Commuter Rail was going to open up, but the most recent rumor had been that it was slated to open tomorrow. I guess they decided to do it a day early, though,...
SRTA: North End Shuttle

SRTA: North End Shuttle

I hold SRTA to a reasonably high regard in my head. I think it’s one of the better RTAs in Massachusetts. That said…the North End Shuttle is a disaster. No number, just…”North End Shuttle”. The route begins at Fieldstone Marketplace, then...
SRTA: NB 11 (Fairhaven)

SRTA: NB 11 (Fairhaven)

Time for an SRTA route that actually goes somewhere! Today, we’ll be taking the NB 11 out of New Bedford into Fairhaven, which is…a town. That has a very deviation-filled bus route. Ouch. Not my best photo. Now, there is a very convenient bridge straight...