Wicked Local Cambridge reports on an incident early on Aug. 31 on Mass. Ave., in which an alleged drunk screaming epithets at riders on a T bus was pulled off and then started hitting his head on the sidewalk. When an officer put his boot under the guy's head to keep him from cracking his head off, the report states, the man began bitting... Read more
MBTA Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man for indecent assault and battery on a 28 bus Saturday afternoon - thanks in part to the bus driver, who refused to open the doors for him as she pulled into Dudley station.
According to a police report, Jose Morales, 28, was sitting near the... Read more
Tom Myers took this photo of the Cambridge Street bus stop in Inman Square, adds:
Worth closing the T.
A man arrested but never tried for stabbing and spitting on a man on a 39 bus in Jamaica Plain in 2004 will finally face charges after police tracked him to his new home in Roxbury.
Michael Hughes, 64, never went before a jury because not long after his arrest, he was turned... Read more
Goofus gets into a beef with the driver of a 39 bus in JP, pushes him and throws coins at him and now could be looking at A&B charges.
Gallant is sitting on a bench by City Hall chatting with a friend when he notices a very confused tourist couple pulling suitcases exit the Orange Line and hesitantly start toward City Hall, prompting him... Read more
MBTA Transit Police report arresting a woman they say punched her infant son hard enough to make his mouth bleed on a 23 bus yesterday afternoon.
According to police, when fellow passengers on the bus "expressed their concern for the well being of the child," Erica Ryan, 25, told them to mind their own... Read more
Paul Levy wonders why the T still takes liquor ads; notices:
[T]he T seems to be targeting those ads to the poorer sections of town and near colleges and universities
A man in the process of being removed from an MBTA bus for threatening to kill the driver and his family at Andrew station yesterday evening took all his clothes off and offered passersby a whack at his genitals, according to an MBTA Transit Police report.
[Duane] Brennan began taking off his clothes while shouting "you wanna break my balls?" Brennan removed his sneakers and... Read more
Audio ads on buses, anyone?
MBTA Transit Police report arresting a Jamaica Plain man on indecent assault and battery charges for an alleged attack at the Forest Hills busway on Saturday.
According to a police report, a 21-year-old woman was waiting for the 16 bus with her cousin when Gary Maggiacomo came up behind her... Read more
The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports an unexpected federal grant could provide enough money to start work on the $200-million rehab of the "temporary" facility - which the T recently said it couldn't do at all.
Dudley Square Main Streets reports June 25 is Art Smart, featuring art, food and entertainment between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. But also, Mayor Menino and MBTA General Manager Rich Davey will be on hand to unveil the Dudley station's newest amenity: A state-of-the-art public restroom.
The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports the City Council's Environment and Health Committee will hold a hearing on June 13 to press the MBTA to replace the allegedly temporary bus facility for which the T has been planning a replacement since 1998.
An SUV driver and a passenger on an MBTA bus were taken to the hospital when the two vehicles collided on Hyde Park Avenue around 5:30 p.m. - the driver with a cut left arm, the passenger with a hand injury, the MBTA says. Two more passengers... Read more
The two MBTA bus drivers caught yelling at each other as they tried to maneuver around a tight turn in Chelsea's Bellingham Square earlier this week will be suspended for 30 days, then fired, the T said today:
Video footage from Bellingham Sq Police surveillance cameras was reviewed and revealed that the operators did not maintain a high level of professionalism, did not comply with... Read more