The T

By - 10/17/17 - 8:16 am
Longwood turkeys

Kristin Bridier spotted this pair beating it out of Brookline this morning.

By - 10/16/17 - 6:17 pm

Or, more specifically, at the train station.

Since the beginning of September, the MBTA has implemented a program at North Station called "Fare is Fair". Read more.

By - 10/14/17 - 9:22 am

Dan Roche noticed a barefoot messiah across the car from him on the Orange Line yesterday.

Earlier:
Orange Line riders don't seem to like clothes

By - 10/13/17 - 10:30 am

Boy, it's going to be great when the spiffy new Orange Line cars arrive and you'll get to spend extra time enjoying them, thanks to the sort of signal problems the T is reporting at Community College.

By - 10/13/17 - 8:23 am

"Minor" delays inbound, the MBTA says.

By - 10/12/17 - 5:56 pm

The day after the news broke that the MBTA has the most delayed commuter-rail system in the US comes news that numerous trains on different lines out of South Station are delayed this afternoon.

By - 10/12/17 - 1:10 pm
Chinese poster for new Boston subway cars

The MBTA reports a train-loving artist in China has prepared this work to honor the Chinese subway cars that will, if nothing goes wrong, start rolling out on the Orange and Red Lines over the next several years. The T adds that the Springfield assembly plant, where most of the cars will be built out of components shipped over from the People's Republic, opens for business today.

By - 10/11/17 - 9:43 pm

NJ.com reports:

NJ Transit's trains are no longer the worst in the nation for breaking down and delaying commuters.

That mark of embarrassment went to Boston's Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, which had the most commuter train breakdowns in 2016, according to federal statistics released Tuesday.

By - 10/11/17 - 8:47 am

Transit Police report a woman, believed to be in her 20s, was fatally struck by a Fitchburg Line train around 6:30 a.m. near Washington Street.

On Monday, a man was hit and killed by a Fitchburg Line train in Concord.

By - 10/10/17 - 1:57 pm

The MBTA has released this video of a new Orange Line train being tested in China. The first cars could arrive here by year's end for months of testing; it will take several years to roll them all out.

By - 10/10/17 - 8:05 am

Transit Police report a man on the Fitchburg Line tracks near Nashoba Road was killed around 10:30 p.m. by a train. Foul play is not suspected, police say.

By - 10/9/17 - 10:35 pm

Around 9:15 p.m., Transit Police report. The man, hit on the outbound side, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, police say, adding that foul play is not suspected.

By - 10/8/17 - 6:33 pm

Darn autocorrect. Around 3:50 p.m., S.I. Lydon tweeted:

Wondeing why the outbound Orange Line has been stopped at Ruffles for five minutes for a “police action” at Bunker Hill?

He got some replies, although none directly answering his question: Read more.

By - 10/8/17 - 12:47 pm

The Globe gets the scoop on a consultant's report about Jennifer Garvey, convicted in August for beating a woman with a baton at the Dudley Square bus depot and then lying about it.

By - 10/7/17 - 3:38 pm

Why, there were "moderate" delays on the Orange Line and everything, but the MBTA has removed the carcass and things are back to normal again.

By - 10/6/17 - 9:43 am

So far this morning, both the Orange and Red Lines have had delays due to trains that realized they were past their expiration dates.

By - 10/5/17 - 11:32 am
Architect's rendering of 466 River St.

Architect's rendering.

Preservation of Affordable Housing and Nuestra Comunidad Development Corp. recently filed detailed plans for their 135-unit apartment building on what is now a parking lot next to the Mattapan trolley station. Read more.

By - 10/4/17 - 3:54 pm

Around 3:45 p.m. by an outbound Worcester Line train. Transit Police report the man, about, 20, was taken to a local hospital in critical attention.

By - 10/3/17 - 1:49 pm

I'm on an outbound Orange Line train that is just sitting at Community College, waiting for the T to remove the lifeless hulk of a dead train somewhere further up the line.

UPDATE: We sat at Community College for about eight minutes, then went into snail-emulation mode on the way towards Oak Grove.