The Globe reports on the arraignment today of two Roxbury teens for that bus crash on Dudley Street.
Michael Anthony Baptista, who said he was on his way to a job fair, was released on personal recognizance. Felix Garcia was ordered held for violating bail conditions on unrelated larceny and assult charges.
The Suffolk County District Attorney's office paints a different picture, saying... Read more
AlertNewEngland reports a 34E bus and a car collided outside the Stop & Shop at the Dedham Mall around 3:20 p.m. Five bus passengers and the driver of the car were taken to local hospitals with minor neck and back injuries.
The T reports the driver of the car was cited for failing to stop at a stop sign, and that the bus... Read more
Denies he attacked driver, Channel 5 reports.
A driver's request that a teen put out a cigarette on an MBTA bus led to a fight that ended with the bus crashing into a building on Dudley Street and leaving a pedestrian with his foot pinned underneath a bus... Read more
Cynthia King, 46, of Brockton, was arrested at the MBTA's Cabot bus yard yesterday afternoon on charges of possesssion of cocaine with intent to distribute, according to Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.
Massachusetts State Police tweet Watertown Square is a mess this morning thanks to a truck that brought down trackless-trolley wires.
The Staties add the ramp from 128 north to 95 north in Peabody is literally a mess - and shut down - thanks to a tractor trailer that overturned and spilled its load of ink cartridges, giving the road surface some new coloration.... Read more
MBTA Transit Police report arresting a 74-year-old Dorchester man on charges he felt up a teen on her way to school last fall - after she spotted him on another bus yesterday, wearing the same multicolored scarf he had on when he allegedly first attacked her.
Joseph Potter was charged with indecent... Read more
Jamaica Plain Patch reports the 39 driver passed the test but was taken off his route pending an MBTA investigation.
The Globe reports a bus driver in Lynn was suspended today for responding to being cut off by a pick-up truck by hurling a coffee at the driver - who then called police.
Route 66 is on the tweeties.
HONK MOTHAHONKIN' HONK
Mark Renouf reports he was late to work because a Comcast contractor blocked traffic on Avon Street in Somerville with his truck:
MBTA Bus route #85. [Contractor] was outside when the bus came by, the driver asked him to move it, he said no and went inside the house he was working at. He finally moved it after coming out to his truck and... Read more
Kate Norton reports that a driver on the 215 bus to Ashmont was doing more than just stopping at the regular bus stops: As he saw people struggling in the snow, he'd stop the bus and ask them if they were heading to Ashmont.
He did it for people his whole route. ... I want to write a letter to the MBTA. So... Read more
Ed. note: Amy Ewing e-mailed this photo and the following complaint:
I am a reasonable person. I understand that there is snow, and issues that come up during snow and... Read more
Cubiclegirl tweets from a snowbound Hyde Park Ave.:
People at my stop on the 32 staged revolt... Stood in street to make bus stop after 3 passed by