An inbound Red Line train refused to go past its expiration date at Wollaston, causing what the T called "moderate" delays at the start of rush hour this morning. Or as Sara put it:
Been waiting over 20 min for a train at #wollaston. #commute #freezing
UPDATE, 9 a.m. Another Red Line train saw a bright white light, this time at Harvard, and immediately... Read more
Transit Police report arresting Rafael Hernandez, 53, on charges he unzipped his pants and was "fully exposing himself" on a bus at Kneeland and Tyler streets around 9:30 a.m.
Hernandez is due for arraignment tomorrow in Boston Municipal Court on a charge of open and gross lewdness.
State House News Service reports the T will run subways, the Silver Line and 15 bus routes until 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays in a one-year pilot.
Jess Critcher begs to differ:
Ugh what's up with @DigBoston's creepy cover art? #upskirt + #mbta is gross & scary, not "bad ass."
This is a real problem! Please don't trivialize #streetharassment... Read more
Happened on 128 at Rte. 20, backing up 128 southbound and halting inbound service on the Fitchburg Line, since part of the truck seemed to have landed on the tracks, only it didn't.
Transit Police report arresting Tyreke Mastin, 20, on charges he trailed two women in the Quincy Adams parking garage in failed attempts to steal their cars last Thursday.
In both cases, the women were able to get into their cars and drive away.
Mastin, arrested at Hynes station on the Green Line, was scheduled for arraignment in Quincy District Court on a charge... Read more
A Red Line train figured out how to go six feet under on the inbound side of the Longfellow shortly before 9.
"Ashmont Train," by Luddy Mussy.
The first car of an outbound Riverside trolley derailed shortly after 12:30 p.m., hitting a tunnel wall.
Boston EMS reports ten people injured.
Three people with injuries were able to walk out of the tunnel near Fenway station; a third was put on a backboard to be carried out by firefighters. The rest were put on the rear trolley, which was disengaged from... Read more
Steve Abreu asks about this mysterious sign heading up from the Downtown Crossing T stop:
Whatever happened to Shopper's Park? What was it?
Transit Police report two incidents in the Quincy Adams garage shortly before 8 p.m., yesterday.
In the first, a woman walking to her car on the second level noticed a man first stare, then follow her, around 7:50 p.m.:
The reporting party sought out other patrons also returning to their vehicles to walk with. When the male noticed this he crouched down between parked... Read more