B. Moynihan shows us what happens when two objects try to occupy the same space at the same time - granted, a bus and a car in the area of Federal and Franklin rather than two electrons, but the principle's the same, no?
Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for indecent assault and battery for an incident shortly before 8 p.m. on Thursday.
If you recognize him, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text tip to 873873.
On Tuesday, Governor Patrick and MassDOT officials will visit Allston to make an announcement about multi-modal improvements in the I-90 Interchange Improvement Project.
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Who: Governor Deval Patrick, MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey, Highway Administrator Frank DePaola, MBTA General Manager Dr.... Read more
Melissa Obleada shows us part of the mural being painted on the barriers around the Government Center T-station construction site.
Anybody know who's doing the painting?
So remain calm - but also vigilant, Transit Police advise:
The MBTA is aware of the recent report pertaining to alleged subway plots in Europe and elsewhere. We continue to be in close contact with the State Police, the Boston Police, the Boston Office of the FBI and the Transportation Security Administration. There is no information that either the MBTA or Boston is a... Read more
Transit Police say they are not amused by a kid's antics atop a hurtling Orange Line train yesterday morning. A spokesman says police are now on the lookout for him.
The kid, who goes by Jonathan Stay Wavey, posted the video showing him climbing atop the roof of an inbound Orange Line train somewhere in Jamaica Plain or Roxbury. It shows him avoiding a Darwin... Read more
Last week, two teams organized by the Boston Society of Architects proposed that the $260M reconstruction of the Mass Pike in Allston should include a great new public place and civic amenity along the Charles River.
Monday is the deadline to send comments on this project to [email protected]
Images from the BSA presentations and a sample comment letter to MassDOT are online at... Read more
So there's a defunct train at Charles/MGH. Or maybe it's the train that was offloaded at Kendall. Whatevs, the Red Line is a hot rush-hour mess this evening.
UPDATE: By 6:12, trains were slowly running again, but the problem was they were running so full that people on platforms couldn't get in, given that we don't have any of those Tokyo pushers around here, as... Read more
issues the T alerts appears to be directionally challenged
Green Line D branch: Service currently terminating at Park Street Station. For eastbound (emphasis added) D branch service, please board at Park Street.
Last updated: Sep 23 2014 02:05 PM
And I won't even comment on management's ongoing policy of "oh, we've decided it's suddenly inconvenient for us to run D service all the way... Read more
Lisse reports the woman tried boarding the train as it was pulling out of the station. Fortunately, she says, a "quick thinking conductor" applied the emergency brake and the woman appeared to suffer only a cut head.
The woman was transported to Beverly... Read more
Transit Police report on an incident around 6:35 p.m.:
A Route 94 bus from Davis Sq. heading to Medford Sq. was on College Avenue just outside the station when, a preliminary investigation suggests, a male walked into the side of the bus sustaining serious injuries. The male has been transported to a local area hospital for emergency treatment.
Davis Square was essentially shut down... Read more
Tonight at 6:30 at the Jackson Mann Community Center, learn how MassDOT plans to spend 250 million public dollars to rebuild the Mass Pike in Allston.
At 4:30, learn how the Boston Society of Architects thinks this project should start the transformation of one of the last major piece of developable land in Boston.
Both meetings will be at the Jackson Mann Community Center, 500... Read more
Keolis, which now runs the local commuter-rail trains, shows some of the work involved in its current program to deep-clean every passenger coach - a process that's taking a three-person crew 24 hours for the average car.
Who knows why the Red Line lurched to a halt and wheezed its last this afternoon? At some point, it just ceased to matter. Riders crammed into stations waiting for trains that wheezed into stations so crammed the crammed riders on the platform could not cram into the crammed trains, which then slowly, ever so slowly crammedly made their way to the next crammed station,... Read more
The state Department of Transportation today approved a $33-million contract with McCourt Construction Co. to start extending the Silver Line from the Airport T stop to Chelsea. Much of the route will be in a busway built along the former Grand Junction railroad:
State officials expect the initial route, from the airport to Eastern Avenue in Chelsea, to be completed in two years.
In the... Read more