Two Boston University freshmen told police detectives who nabbed them with vodkas and cranberries at Wonder Bar, 178 Harvard Ave., that they got in without showing any ID by slipping the doorman some money - $10 in one case, $15 in another. Read more.
Jonathan Levitt spotted this spun-out BU shuttle bus at Packards Corner shortly before 10:30 tonight.
Seems somebody's car just up and died while the motorist was trying to cross the Green Line and now the T is busing riders between Washington and Babcock streets, because while a trolley ramming the car out of the way at full speed would be spectacular, it might scratch up the trolley.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the B Line inbound due to a dead trolley at Chiswick Road.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the B Line due to a trolley past its expiration date at Sutherland Road.
Harvard today filed plans with the BPDA for a large mixed-use development on 14 acres of its Allston land - near where the state recently put off any plans for a new commuter-rail station - plans that include access to a new station on the Worcester Line that just last week state planners said they wanted to put off until at least 2040. Read more.
Support for better bus and rail transit dominated last night's meeting hosted by MassDOT on the Mass Pike Allston reconstruction project.
The MBTA reports "minor" outbound delays on the B Line due to a trolley that bit the dust at Warren Street.
The Crimson reports the latest on the state's plans for the Allston/Cambridge interchange and curve. Now up in the air is the future of the commuter-rail station that was planned for the former rail yards there; the state and Harvard had agreed to split two-thirds of the cost but could never get BU to kick in the rest.
The owner of Wonder Bar, 178 Harvard Ave., acknowledged today that he and his staff need to do better after police detectives on a routine inspection found six underage college students with mixed drinks at a reserved table after the Head of the Charles Regatta last month. Read more.
The MBTA reports "minor" delay on the B Line inbound due to a train that kicked the bucket at Harvard Avenue.
Brandon Bowser, who is running against incumbent District 9 (Allston/Brighton) Councilor Mark Ciommo today, has a fleet of pedicabs ready to take people to the polls.
The Globe reports on the "vote farming" among elderly people in Chinatown, says city elections officials just want to fix the problem without blaming anybody.
Over in East Boston, District 1 council candidate Stephen Passacantilli is appealing for votes by telling residents they live in a hellhole: Read more.
MassDOT announced today that it's installing specialized traffic signal systems along Beacon Street in Brookline, and Comm. Ave. and Huntington Ave. in Boston that will switch to green lights for approaching trolleys. Mass. Ave. in Cambridge will get similar treatment for buses. Read more.
CORRECTION: Post updated to reflect the bridge was painted by a different crew than the one that did the Cambridge Street murals.
Ron Newman reports that days after the city wiped out murals on the building at Cambridge and Linden, another group was at work yesterday redecorating the nearby pedestrian bridge over the turnpike and train tracks.