The T

By - 12/15/17 - 12:28 pm
Orange Line car offloaded in South Boston's Conley Terminal

Photo by MBTA.

The MBTA reports the first four new Orange Line cars from Chinese manufacturer CRRC arrived at the Conley Terminal in South Boston this morning, from where they will be transported to the Orange Line maintenance facility in Wellington for a year of testing and shakedown runs before they are put in service. Read more.

By - 12/14/17 - 9:25 pm
Center for Pain and the Brain ad

Also call if you have a migraine. Seen on the train, in Jamaica Plain.

By - 12/14/17 - 7:01 pm
Red Squadron members

Adam Castiglioni found Wedge and another Red Squadron pilot headed out this evening for a showing of the new Star Wars movie.

By - 12/13/17 - 10:37 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports state transportation officials are looking at possible routes for a ferry that would shuttle between the downtown/North End side of the Harbor, the South Boston Waterfront and the East Boston/Charlestown side of the briny shallow. The exact routes and stops are still under study.

By - 12/13/17 - 9:31 am

"Moderate" delays due to the froze-up trolley at Washington Street, the MBTA says.

By - 12/12/17 - 3:41 pm

MassDOT and the freight railroad CSX are battling the owner of a vacant parcel next to a currently dormant rail line behind the South Boston convention center over his proposal to lease out the space for construction companies to park their trucks there. Read more.

By - 12/12/17 - 9:21 am
Dedicated bus lane on Washington Street in Roslindale

The T and the city coned off all the parking spaces from Roslindale Square to Forest Hills on Washington Street this morning to test out the logistics of having a dedicated bus and bike lane on the road that serves as a congested funnel for numerous bus routes serving Roslindale, West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Dedham. Read more.

By - 12/11/17 - 9:29 am

Christine Poff reports:

Orange line passengers in a tizzy; waiting for train makes their hair go frizzy.

By - 12/11/17 - 8:56 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays from a desiccated Orange Line train at Stony Brook.

By - 12/8/17 - 9:47 am
Sparrows on the Orange Line

Sheri Ann Chang suspects these Orange Line riders didn't pay their fares.

By - 12/8/17 - 9:29 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Riverside Line due to a flatlined trolley at Waban.

By - 12/7/17 - 4:18 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Green Line due to a trolley pulling up more than just lame at Government Center.

By - 12/7/17 - 9:36 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays persist on the Red Line long after evidence of the smoking train at Broadway has been cleaned up.

By - 12/6/17 - 9:44 pm
Forest Hills canopy

Long-term good news for long suffering bus riders: They're getting a canopy, eventually.

State officials said tonight that the delayed Casey Overpass replacement project is just three weeks away from being fully opened to motorists. Read more.

By - 12/6/17 - 10:25 am

Galen Mook with three years of meeting minutes - "make this not just a highway project"

Support for better bus and rail transit dominated last night's meeting hosted by MassDOT on the Mass Pike Allston reconstruction project.

By - 12/6/17 - 8:15 am

What do you call a Silver Line tunnel with a dead bus in it? A mess. The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the SL1 and SL2 due to a bus that died between Courthouse and South Station.

UPDATE: The delays were increased to the dreaded "severe" and the T is now running the buses on the street.

By - 12/5/17 - 7:31 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" outbound delays on the B Line due to a trolley that bit the dust at Warren Street.

By - 12/5/17 - 5:02 pm

There's no longer a dead train at Braintree, but its non-existence on this corporeal plane isn't stopping it from causing what the MBTA describes as "moderate" delays.

By - 12/5/17 - 1:41 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line's Braintree branch due to a train that has joined the choir invisible near North Quincy.

By - 12/4/17 - 7:32 am
Delays on the Red Line

The current sitch. Photo by James T. Here's.

The MBTA reports "severe" delays on the Red Line due to an earlier deceased train at Andrew.