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By - 11/10/17 - 9:44 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delay on the B Line inbound due to a train that kicked the bucket at Harvard Avenue.

By - 11/9/17 - 4:56 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line outbound between Harvard and Alewife because of a train that kicked the bucket.

By - 11/9/17 - 12:22 pm

A trolley that flat-lined at Arlington means "severe" delays on the Green Line, the MBTA reports. At 12:16 p.m., Matthew Miller took advantage of that sweet in-tunnel WiFi:

Green line westbound is at a standstill - was saying a disabled train at Arlington while we were sitting at Park for 20 minutes, but now we moved a little bit and are still stuck

By - 11/9/17 - 9:43 am
Important documents

Lindsay Eagle reports she found what "looks to be very important legal files" on an Ashmont-bound Red Line train around 8:30 this morning. She turned them into a T agent at JFK/UMass.

By - 11/8/17 - 3:21 pm

About 18 hours after somebody was hit and killed by a commuter-rail train in Chelsea, somebody has been hit and killed by another train, this time by an Amtrak train in downtown Ashland. Transit Police report a man, 62, was hit and killed by the train at Front Street around 1:50 p.m..

By - 11/8/17 - 9:46 am
Scene of fatal pedestrian and train crash in Chelsea

Everett Street crossing after the fatality. Photo by KMV.

Transit Police report a 21-year-old man died around 9 p.m. yesterday when he disregarded the downed gates and flashing lights at the Everett Street crossing and tried to walk across the tracks, only to get hit by an outbound Rockport Line train.

By - 11/7/17 - 5:42 pm

A train died at Downtown Crossing and now the MBTA reports "moderate" delays towards Ashmont and Braintree. Peter Amstutz reports the train had help on its journey across the River Styx:

at RL at DTX, was a commotion & someone yelling stop the train, someone pulled emergency break, whole train out of service!

By - 11/7/17 - 9:50 am
Old support beams for Orange Line tracks at Forest Hills

Liam photographs a couple of the beams that workers on the new residential complex on Hyde Park Avenue near the Forest Hills T stop have dug up.

Before 1987, when the new Orange Line alignment opened up ... Read more.

By - 11/7/17 - 9:26 am
Not happy Green Line riders

Less than thrilled Green Line riders. Photo by Jared.

A trolley died between Government Center and Haymarket and caused all sorts of grief for Green Line riders. The MBTA is currently reporting residual "minor" delays.

By - 11/6/17 - 3:18 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Green Line due to a recalcitrant switch at Park Street.

By - 11/3/17 - 5:36 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train that sank into a perpetual torpor at Davis.

By - 11/3/17 - 9:40 am
Nguyen

Transit Police report arresting a Quincy man on a charge of taking photos up a woman's skirt as she walked on the stairs at the Park Street T station.

According to police, a woman was walking up the stairs at the station around 8:15 a.m. on Oct. 26 ... Read more.

By - 11/2/17 - 4:18 pm
Wanted for extreme manspreading

Transit Police report they are looking for a man they say went way too far with his manspreading on the Orange Line early Wednesday morning.

Read more.

By - 11/1/17 - 1:18 pm

The Globe reports a fed-up Fitchburg Line rider decided he'd rather make a point and get arrested than comply with a "Fare is Fair" order that he go to the ticket window to get a replacement for his valid, if faded, monthly pass.

By - 11/1/17 - 10:45 am

CommonWealth reports MBTA fare collections are down $7 million this year, "caused mainly by people who say in surveys they can’t rely on the service and have cut back on its use."

By - 10/31/17 - 5:28 pm

Best to avoid if you can, Chrissie reports. Snoe confirms:

Just hopped off the 86 bc the driver said it would be faster to walk."

By - 10/31/17 - 5:20 pm
Googly eyes

Totallynotlisa proves that any ad on the T is immeasurably improved by the addition of googly eyes, in this case on the side of an 88 bus.

By - 10/31/17 - 5:09 pm

Porter was a good place to die, a Red Line train decided, and now there are "moderate" delays on the line, the MBTA reports.

By - 10/31/17 - 7:35 am

A water-main break has basically shut Sullivan Square. Broadway in East Somerville is shut. Buses are being diverted.

By - 10/30/17 - 5:47 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Riverside Line due to a deceased trolley at Longwood. Andy Stocker reports:

Stuck a train's length west of Longwood in the D line OB. Half hour. They say we'll move soon. Can't get off, not at platform.