The T

By - 10/10/17 - 1:57 pm

The MBTA has released this video of a new Orange Line train being tested in China. The first cars could arrive here by year's end for months of testing; it will take several years to roll them all out.

By - 10/10/17 - 8:05 am

Transit Police report a man on the Fitchburg Line tracks near Nashoba Road was killed around 10:30 p.m. by a train. Foul play is not suspected, police say.

By - 10/9/17 - 10:35 pm

Around 9:15 p.m., Transit Police report. The man, hit on the outbound side, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, police say, adding that foul play is not suspected.

By - 10/8/17 - 6:33 pm

Darn autocorrect. Around 3:50 p.m., S.I. Lydon tweeted:

Wondeing why the outbound Orange Line has been stopped at Ruffles for five minutes for a “police action” at Bunker Hill?

He got some replies, although none directly answering his question: Read more.

By - 10/8/17 - 12:47 pm

The Globe gets the scoop on a consultant's report about Jennifer Garvey, convicted in August for beating a woman with a baton at the Dudley Square bus depot and then lying about it.

By - 10/7/17 - 3:38 pm

Why, there were "moderate" delays on the Orange Line and everything, but the MBTA has removed the carcass and things are back to normal again.

By - 10/6/17 - 9:43 am

So far this morning, both the Orange and Red Lines have had delays due to trains that realized they were past their expiration dates.

By - 10/5/17 - 11:32 am
Architect's rendering of 466 River St.

Architect's rendering.

Preservation of Affordable Housing and Nuestra Comunidad Development Corp. recently filed detailed plans for their 135-unit apartment building on what is now a parking lot next to the Mattapan trolley station. Read more.

By - 10/4/17 - 3:54 pm

Around 3:45 p.m. by an outbound Worcester Line train. Transit Police report the man, about, 20, was taken to a local hospital in critical attention.

By - 10/3/17 - 1:49 pm

I'm on an outbound Orange Line train that is just sitting at Community College, waiting for the T to remove the lifeless hulk of a dead train somewhere further up the line.

UPDATE: We sat at Community College for about eight minutes, then went into snail-emulation mode on the way towards Oak Grove.

By - 10/3/17 - 11:45 am
Filled in hole at Dedham parking lot

Yesterday, David White took to Twitter to complain about the large and growing potholes in the parking lot of the Dedham Corporate Center parking lot on the Franklin Line. This morning, as you can see above, White arrived to find the holes filled.

By - 10/2/17 - 9:30 am
Big potholes in Dedham

David White provides the proof that the potholes/craters at the Dedham Corporate Center parking lot have gotten out of hand.

By - 10/2/17 - 8:42 am

UPDATE: MBTA says the problem is fixed.

Commuter-rail riders who normally use the mTicket system can't this morning.

Kevin Essington reports:

People are buying tickets for other passengers w cash.

By - 10/1/17 - 4:05 pm

The MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays on the Orange Line due to signal problems at Forest Hills.

By - 9/30/17 - 9:50 am
Rain and sun at sunrise

KMV watched the sunriseshower over Boston Harbor this morning (see lightning over Nahant).

John got stuck in the parking lot that Rte. 1A in East Boston became due to flooding and a crash: Read more.

By - 9/29/17 - 4:18 pm

Yesterday, a Red Line train died on the outbound tracks near Charles/MGH. Today, a Red Line train's dead on the inbound tracks near Charles/MGH. The word of the day is "severe," the T advises.

By - 9/29/17 - 1:45 pm

New England Revolution - Hat Act

There's a reason the Revolution started here, it seems.

By - 9/28/17 - 12:42 pm

A Red Line train came up lame at Charles/MGH outbound and now the MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays.

An Orange Line train stopped at North Station and refused to budge, but the T reports it made it budge and now things are back to normal on that liine.

By - 9/27/17 - 9:33 pm

The Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition posts their answers to a questionnaire side by side.