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
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.
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.
MBTA 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
Channel 25 reports the collision happened at 4:30 p.m. at Columbia Road and Washington Street. None of the injuries life-threatening.
Colin Steele posts a photo of a mini-van driving through the Harvard Square bus tunnel tonight.
An argument on a 44 bus on Humboldt Avenue this morning ended in a fatal knife fight, according to the MBTA and the Boston Globe.
The Herald reports police are looking for four people who fled the bus.
The MBTA and a neighborhood planning group showed off plans for a $200-million reconstruction of the 18-acre Jamaica Plain facility that could mean a new park along with new housing and stores on what is now basically a giant field... Read more