MBTA Gets License Modification for PTC Operation in Boston
Friday, June 14, 2019 | Comments

The FCC granted Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) modification applications for permanent authority to operate 228 positive train control (PTC) wireless radio base stations under Automated Maritime Telecommunications System (AMTS) licenses WRAN721 and WRAN723.1.

The action enables MBTA to deploy a congressionally mandated PTC safety system on its commuter rail network, serving the greater Boston metropolitan area.

The license modification includes a comprehensive interference mitigation plan and other conditions. The full letter is here.

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