The T

By - 3/17/17 - 10:57 am
Newly broken window on a Red Line train out of Central Square

David Weininger reports a guy who fare jumped at Central around 10:40 a.m. got caught and called back to the fare gates as a train was pulling in - but not before he punched a window on the first train car.

By - 3/14/17 - 1:31 pm
Stuck bus on Hyde Park Avenue

Pamela Aimee has a ringside seat to watch T workers try to extricate a stuck 32 bus near Diaz Variety on Hyde Park Avenue towards Forest Hills - in almost the same exact spot where another 32 bus got stuck in a snowstorm last month.

By - 3/14/17 - 11:59 am
Spitter sought

Transit Police report they're looking for this guy for spitting on a T bus driver at Union and Exchange streets in Lynn around 10:50 a.m. on March 7.

If caught, he'll face a charge of assault and battery.

By - 3/13/17 - 4:51 pm

There's a train turned stiff at Downtown Crossing that's gumming up the works on the Red Line.

By - 3/13/17 - 3:05 pm

The Globe reports the state's looking to save some money; proposal would also make cuts to the Ride.

By - 3/13/17 - 2:35 pm

Just got this alert from the T:

Commuter rail will operate Blue Level service Tues, 3/14. Trains shaded in blue on paper schedules will not run and expresses will run local.

By - 3/13/17 - 12:11 pm

The T reports "minor" delays on the Red Line due to signaling problems at Porter Square.

By - 3/10/17 - 12:48 pm
Jeffrey DiAuto

Transit Police report arresting two people on charges of unarmed robbery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for an incident yesterday afternoon at the Braintree T station.

Read more.

By - 3/8/17 - 9:01 pm

The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a deceased train at Broadway. Or as Bea puts it:

We all smelled smoke and we're told to evacuate at Broadway.

By - 3/8/17 - 8:20 am

Transit Police report arresting a pair of Concord teens on charges they concocted a pair of flash-fire devices, one of which went off near the Sudbury Road crossing on Fitchburg Line yesterday afternoon, starting a brush fire that halted commuter-rail service. Read more.

By - 3/7/17 - 8:48 pm

City officials today unwrapped a wishbook of projects to turn Boston into a 21st-century city with reliable transit service that connects people in remote neighborhoods with jobs in growing districts nowhere near downtown and with bike lanes and sidewalks that become safe and reliable ways to get around. Read more.

By - 3/5/17 - 5:39 pm
North Station at the turn of the 20th century

When the original North Station opened in 1893, it was pretty archy - and replace four other stations in the area (the original name was North Union Station, because it was the "union" where four separate railroads terminated). Read more.

By - 3/4/17 - 6:02 pm
Trolley on the way to Lechmere that sort of caught fire

The T is running shuttle buses to and from Lechmere because of what Greater Boston Radio calls a minor fire. Nani, who took the photo, reports:

green line stopped right between lechemere and science park - saw a tiny electrical explosion from above - scary!

She adds that about 30 minutes after the trolley stopped, passengers disembarked and walked down the viaduct to Lechmere.

By - 3/2/17 - 11:48 am

A tree that the wind helped convince to obey the law of gravity near Brookline Hills is causing "moderate" delays on the Riverside Line, the MBTA reports.

By - 3/2/17 - 11:47 am

Just got this T alert:

Green Line D branch experiencing moderate delays due to a downed tree near Brookline Hills

Last Updated: 3/2/2017 11:42:48 AM

By - 3/2/17 - 11:41 am
MBTA General Manager Brian Shortsleeve reading to kids in a class

MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo posted this photo of T General Manager Brian Shortsleeve reading to some school kids and commented:

Let's go world of #Memes Have at it!! #ReadAcrossAmerica #MBTA GM Brian Shortsleeve

If you want to generate your own T GM meme, here's a handy form.

By - 3/2/17 - 9:07 am

A dead trolley at Arlington outbound is backing up things on the Green Line. The T is reporting similar delays on the Red Line from Park to Alewife for unspecified reasons.

By - 2/28/17 - 2:41 pm
Man wanted for Red Line masturbation

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for an alleged case of pud pulling directed at two women on the Red Line at Harvard on Jan. 27.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous tip to 873873.

If caught, he'll face a charge of lewd and lascivious behavior, Transit Police say.