buses

By - 4/8/11 - 9:53 am

KingCynthia 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.

The Herald reports she had driven a bus since 2002. She was arrested while in her MBTA... Read more

By - 4/6/11 - 6:07 pm

State officials didn't add a $200-million rehab of what was supposed to be a temporary facility to their capital budget, the Jamaica Plain Gazette reports.

By - 3/24/11 - 11:28 am

Beanbus

Don't worry, it's probably not part of the MBTA's new anti-terrorism campaign. Instead, it's an advertising vehicle for L.L. Bean, which will be picking up the tab for riders on certain buses on the 1, 9, 47, 57, 66, CT1, CT2 and CT3 - the ones that look... Read more

By - 3/9/11 - 6:55 am

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

By - 3/5/11 - 8:25 pm

People on a bus

Jeff Tamagini captured the crowd heading to Phillies.

Copyright Jeff Tamagini. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 3/4/11 - 1:25 pm

Alleged groperMBTA 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

By - 2/26/11 - 4:39 pm

Jamaica Plain Patch reports the 39 driver passed the test but was taken off his route pending an MBTA investigation.

By - 2/20/11 - 8:29 pm

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.

By - 2/13/11 - 10:33 am

Route 66 is on the tweeties.

HONK MOTHAHONKIN' HONK

By - 2/4/11 - 11:24 am

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
By - 1/28/11 - 8:48 am

Yesterday, Kate Norton praised a driver on the 215 route from Quincy to Ashmont who picked up people who weren't at bus stops. Channel 25 followed up by interviewing a driver on the 215 route who picked up people who weren't at bus... Read more

By - 1/27/11 - 8:54 am

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
By - 1/25/11 - 11:38 am

Unhappy campers at G Street and East BroadwayUnhappy campers at G Street and East Broadway

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

By - 1/18/11 - 8:38 am

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

By - 1/18/11 - 7:25 am

Because there seem to be some issues. A concerned citizen posted this photo of a bus shelter on Comm. Ave. at Mass. Ave. on the city complaint site this morning:

Unshoveled

The city of Boston, for the safety of its public transit riding citizens, MUST shovel the snow off the

... Read more
By - 1/16/11 - 10:44 pm

Katy Fritz goes around in circles in an insane discussion with the driver of an MBTA bus she wanted to take to Southie from the Back Bay tonight.

By - 1/11/11 - 6:40 am

The Herald reports the MBTA has suspended a driver who basically locked a bunch of Boston Latin School students in and then took them for an angry ride off her route after some pranksters kept pushing the stop strip and wouldn't fess up. Among the mini-hostages: Tom Menino's granddaughter.

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

McLeanMBTA Transit Police report arresting a man for allegedly masturbating on a 28 bus as it traveled between Dudley and Ruggles Friday afternoon.

According to a police report, Donnie McLean, 46, snuck on the rear of the bus at Dudley, sat near a woman, put his hands in his pants and "began to motion... Read more

By - 12/11/10 - 6:51 pm

Channel 25 reports the collision happened at 4:30 p.m. at Columbia Road and Washington Street. None of the injuries life-threatening.

By - 12/3/10 - 9:22 pm

Colin Steele posts a photo of a mini-van driving through the Harvard Square bus tunnel tonight.

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