The T and the city coned off all the parking spaces from Roslindale Square to Forest Hills on Washington Street this morning to test out the logistics of having a dedicated bus and bike lane on the road that serves as a congested funnel for numerous bus routes serving Roslindale, West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Dedham. Read more.
Christine Poff reports:
Orange line passengers in a tizzy; waiting for train makes their hair go frizzy.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays from a desiccated Orange Line train at Stony Brook.
Sheri Ann Chang suspects these Orange Line riders didn't pay their fares.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Riverside Line due to a flatlined trolley at Waban.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Green Line due to a trolley pulling up more than just lame at Government Center.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays persist on the Red Line long after evidence of the smoking train at Broadway has been cleaned up.
State officials said tonight that the delayed Casey Overpass replacement project is just three weeks away from being fully opened to motorists. Read more.
Support for better bus and rail transit dominated last night's meeting hosted by MassDOT on the Mass Pike Allston reconstruction project.
What do you call a Silver Line tunnel with a dead bus in it? A mess. The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the SL1 and SL2 due to a bus that died between Courthouse and South Station.
UPDATE: The delays were increased to the dreaded "severe" and the T is now running the buses on the street.
The MBTA reports "minor" outbound delays on the B Line due to a trolley that bit the dust at Warren Street.
There's no longer a dead train at Braintree, but its non-existence on this corporeal plane isn't stopping it from causing what the MBTA describes as "moderate" delays.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line's Braintree branch due to a train that has joined the choir invisible near North Quincy.
The MBTA reports "severe" delays on the Red Line due to an earlier deceased train at Andrew.
The MBTA now reports just "minor" delays from a train that was taken out back and shot at Alewife.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Blue Line due to a deceased train at Wood Island.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays towards Alewife due to a train that curled into a ball and died at Central Square.