The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned a Dorchester man's convictions for open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior at the Hynes Green Line stop in October, 2010 because prosecutors didn't present any witnesses to testify they were "shocked" or "alarmed" at the way he openly displayed his genitals, as required by Massachusetts public-decency laws. Read more.
A Quincy man was charged with indecent assault and battery for an incident Wednesday evening involving a Green Line worker on a trolley heading to Riverside, Transit Police report. Read more.
A Green Line trolley that has left this mortal coil near Boylston is causing "moderate" delays, the T reports.
The Green Line is back and running between Packards Corner and BC after some unspecified power problem knocked out service and got the T to bring in shuttle buses.
Jennie shows us the tree near Newton Centre responsible for the dreaded "severe" delays on the Riverside Line.
Kyle Clauss couldn't help but notice the Christmas decorations at Hynes this morning.
Sarah Pekala shows us the aftermath of the two-car crash on Comm. Ave. at Sutherland shortly after 8:30 a.m. that resulted in Green Line trolleys having to just sit there.
Track is whack at Packards Corner, so the T is hauling B Line passengers between there and Washington Street by bus. On the Red Line, there's a dead train just moldering somewhere on the tracks between JFK/UMass and Braintree.
SC had a front-row seat for T workers trying to re-rail a trolley that fell off the rails at Boston College tonight. "Type 8, of course," he writes.
The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the B Line due to a trolley that, if it's lucky, won't just be pulled out back and shot.
The MBTA is reporting the dreaded "severe" delays inbound between Hynes and Park Street on the Green Line due to a signal snafu at Copley. Outbound delays are merely "moderate."
David reports it took him 70 minutes to get from Washington Square in Brookline to Government Center.
Angela Chen shows us the card and safety pin somebody handed her in Cleveland Circle today. They were also distributed at the Forest Hills and Central Square T stops.
A B Line trolley and a car came together in Allston's curve of doom at Comm. Ave. and Warren Street shortly before 5:30 p.m. Andrew Curtis arrived on scene not long after.
Emily shows us why the Green Line came to a standstill shortly after 11 a.m.
Of course, he doesn't come cheap, but at least maybe now the feds will stop fretting about they were thinking of throwing our way for the project.
Trains keeled over on the Green and Red Lines while the Orange Line was reduced to a crawl due to signal problems this fine morning.
US Rep. Mike Capuano reports the Federal Transit Administration has given tentative OK to the state's plans for cheaper stations and other reductions along the proposed Green Line extension from Lechmere into Somerville and Medford - but with a caveat that has to be addressed by year's end, or $1 billion in federal money could disappear and get spent in some other state: Read more.
A federal jury last week awarded Michelle Dimanche of Hyde Park more than $2.6 million for discrimination by co-workers and supervisors in the two years before the T fired her in 2013. A federal judge yesterday upheld the amount. Read more.