JB Parrett shows us the bus stop on Boylston Street at Dartmouth.
The MBTA announced today it's banning hoverboards on T property - all trains, buses, boats and stations - effective immediately.
The T says the things are just too much of a risk and menace, mainly because of their tendency to burst into flames, but also because riders can easily fall off them, tumbling to the ground - or onto train tracks: Read more.
All sorts of mishegas going on on the Lowell Line this morning due to signal problems at Anderson/Woburn.
"Moderate delays," the T says about the little trolley that couldn't. Bristol Whitcher reports:
Smells like burning rubber, "help is on the way"; morale is low.
Switch problems at Park Street mean "moderate" delays for people heading into town on the Green Line, the T reports.
JB Parrett watched a train go by in Cambridge the other evening.
Federal approval is vital since without it, we'll lose roughly $1 billion in money for the extension. Of course, the state is still playing the Dread Pirate Roberts role - "Good night, Green Line Extension, good work, sleep well, I'll most likely kill you in the morning."
Sarah Kaney noticed a sad Hubway bike abandoned on the Orange Line this evening.
Transit Police charge a man who'd parked in such a way to block an Allston bus stop just could not deal with the fact that forced a bus driver to block him in to let passengers off at the stop, so he went up to the driver's window and punched it hard enough to shatter it, showering the bus driver in glass shards, some of them possibly landing in his eye. Read more.
The delays have been reduced from "moderate" to "minor" on the inbound Red Line due to a train that let Elijah carry it upward at Shawmut.
The T is now busing Green Line riders between BC and Babcock because of a trolley that died of unnatural causes.
Peter Wilson reports the Franklin Line's newfound slowness is due to the way somebody drove a cement truck into a bridge carrying the line in Walpole.
The T is announcing "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train that's fallen and can't get up at Alewife.
After he was charged with spray painting his tag on the old trolleys at Boylston station, police say, Marc Meadowcroft of Revere promised to never do it again. In exchange, authorities agreed to a plea deal that kept him out of jail.
He lied, police say. Read more.
MBTA and MassDOT staff today presented plans for a $2.3-billion Green Line Extension that would keep the originally planned seven stations but would eliminate amenities such as fully enclosed waiting rooms, escalators and, at several stations, elevators and stairs. Read more.
A man who robbed the Cambridge Savings Bank at 630 Mass. Ave. in Central Square around noon tried escaping on the Red Line.
That was a mistake, police say. Read more.