GATRA: Bellingham South Shuttle

GATRA: Bellingham South Shuttle

Well, we’ve covered the North Shuttle, now it’s time to head south! The Dial-A-Ride vehicle returns. While the North Shuttle acts as a park-and-ride route for northern Bellingham, the South Shuttle has ulterior motives: it runs from Forge Park to almost...
GATRA: Bellingham North Shuttle

GATRA: Bellingham North Shuttle

Oh YES! THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF GATRA!!!!! And this is a side of our favorite RTA not seen quite as often on here: commuter routes with HORRIBLE ridership! Welcome to the Bellingham North Shuttle! Oh, of course it uses Dial-A-Ride vehicles. I suppose it’s not a...
61 (North Waltham – Waltham Center)

61 (North Waltham – Waltham Center)

Isn’t it great that this service change fell on a Sunday? Since the 226 doesn’t run on Sundays, I’m able to get day-one reviews of both that and the other (seven-days-a-week) new route introduced this rating that we’ll be talking about today:...
Holbrook/Randolph

Holbrook/Randolph

Why is my last ever Commuter Rail station review of Holbrook/Randolph, a station that’s less than 15 miles from Boston, gets served by every single Middleborough/Lakeville Line train, and has connections to two, count ’em, two local bus routes? The world...
Foxboro (and the “Foxboro Pilot”!)

Foxboro (and the “Foxboro Pilot”!)

Alright, strap in for a long preamble: for me, getting the first trip on a new MBTA Commuter Rail service ain’t how it used to be. While I could’ve attempted to ride the first inbound train at 5:47 (potentially winning Patriots tickets, apparently), I...