Transit Police report they are looking for Carmelo Maldonado, 50, of points unknown, for stealing at least three bikes from the Stony Brook stop on the Orange Line.
If you see him (click the link for additional photos), contact detectives at 617-222-1050, or send an anonymous text tip to 873873.
An Orange Line train gave up the ghost between North Station and Community College and now people are stacking up with no place to go. Courtney Hayes reports:
A train broke down between north station & community college, 20+ mins waiting for a train to push it into CC.
Goddess of Art & War spotted this map and dots in the Davis Square Red Line stop.
And you know, if the thing stays, somebody's going to apply lots of blue and yellow dots, just because.
UPDATE, 5:45 p.m: MBTA says the problem is fixed. Break out that plastic and go wild with value.
Better make a run to the bank before you head to the T stop:
Service Alert: Credit/Debit Card sales are temporarily unavailable at all stations.
Looks like their job-applicant Web site could use one.
A couple hours ago, a Red Line train met its maker at Quincy Adams. The T is still reporting "minor" delays between Braintree and Quincy Center due to the "residual" effects of that.
UPDATE: Then the signals went on the fritz between Central and Kendall.
A train that had to be taken out back and shot at Charles/MGH is getting Red Line riders all grumbly.
Christina Visconte reports: Read more.
The day after Keolis issued a statement about improved reliability on commuter rail, signal problems at South Station caused some major delays.
Some riders are stuck on a train in a tunnel.
Around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, a woman was riding the Orange Line when two guys, one white, the other black, got into an argument that escalated with the white guy physically attacking the black one:
The aggressor pushed/threw the victim on top of me as I was sitting and started punching him. My glasses were broken and head scraped in the process.
Just in time for the evening rush hour, the T reports "moderate" delays towards Alewife on the Braintree side due to some sort of track problem at JFK/UMass.
The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board voted today to hire a construction company to build a $17-million station for the Fairmount Line between Blue Hill Avenue and Cummins Highway, about a quarter mile outside Mattapan Square. Read more.
Even with extra subway trains and more commuter-rail coaches, the T groaned under the load of the larger than expected crowds heading to the Women's March on the Common this morning. Read more.
A Blue Line train decided rush hour would be a good time to die, and it did, at State Street.
MassDOT says the T will provide more frequent service on subway lines and more coaches on commuter lines tomorrow to get people to and from the Women's March for America, which starts from the Common at 11 a.m.
Blue Line riders, however, should allow more time than they usually would to get to the Common because that line will terminate at State for maintenance work between there and Bowdoin.
The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line because of a train that flatlined at Charles/MGH.
A federal judge today upheld a former Green Line operator's verdict in a discrimination case against the MBTA saying that, if anything, the discrimination against her was even worse than shown by evidence admitted at her trial, because the T failed to act on an earlier finding she had been discriminated against. Read more.