Mike Fedore caught up with some carolers on Green Street in Jamaica Plain this evening.
Around 12:15 p.m. on the inbound side. Photo of the scooter on the tracks.
John reports he watched the guy get helped up and his scooter retrieved, says he almost drove off the platform a second time.
A T spokeswoman says the person declined medical attention and that service was delayed for about 18 minutes.... Read more
Transit Police report arresting a Mattapan man on charges he masturbated on an Orange Line train on Tuesday afternoon.
Police say Ramon Antonio Baez, 25, got on an inbound train at Green Street shortly after 3:30 p.m., and sat across from a woman who'd boarded at Forest Hills:
Shortly thereafter the male removed his penis from his pants and began to masturbate while leering... Read more
The city reports about 500 customers are without power in Jamaica Plain today but that NStar is looking to restore their service by 3 p.m.
One Green Street resident reports the power went out around 5:45 a.m.
The MBTA reports crews finished up repairs between Forest Hills and Green yesterday, meaning the end of the speed restrictions that let inbound commuters... Read more
The inbound track needs repairs, but that requires some special parts, which are currently on order, T spokesman Joe Pesaturo says:
The speed restriction will remain in place until the repairs are made. Upon the arrival of some parts needed to make the repairs, the work will be scheduled for a weekend within sixty days.
Steph reports spotting a parakeet flitting around outside the Green Street Orange Line stop this morning.
CSA at Green St., followed by dispatcher Rhiannon Bernier and
train driver Frank Limone. Audio from MBTA.
Casey reports on a near tragedy averted at Green Street, where daughter Roozle's stuffed Nummy bunny ... Read more
This time it's Green Street on the Orange Line, shortly after 6 p.m. At least it's not in a tunnel.
Benjamin M. tweets the PA system at Green Street at lunchtime was playing "We Are Family." But he adds nobody on the platform was dancing.
Boston Police report arresting two teens on weapons charges in connection with a brewing street battle between rival groups outside the Green Street T stop in Jamaica Plain yesterday afternoon:
... Officers observed one young man removed his sweater and place both hands in the air and get into a fighting stance. Officers immediately exited their marked police vehicle to look into this situation... Read more
It's morning rush hour on the first of the month at Green Street, people are lined up at the CharlieCard machines buying new passes and the machines suddenly stop taking credit cards. You're an MBTA customer service agent, so what do you do?
A. Tell people to use cash or wait the two hours until the machines come back online.... Read more
B. Refuse to wave anybody
Russ Stein wishes the tall Metro hawker at Green Street would just go away:
... He's like seven feet tall and runs from one end of the station to the other shouting shit like, "Aw yeah, I've got your Metro!" and "It's a great day for a Metro!" while getting in the way of people trying to catch the train. I've also heard him... Read more
... I got a call from Ravi Jain last night asking me to come down to the new Axiom Gallery on Green Street to help him push his car, Hosey, OUT of the gallery. ...
Why was the car there to begin with? To show episodes of Jain's... Read more
That's the question Mass. Marrier is asking: Why did it take the local media so long to get around to covering the the guy who'd gotten hit by the Orange Line train this morning - beyond posting a completely non-descriptive T travel advisory?
... Correct me if I'm wrong, but this is the century with cell phones, TV, radio, the Internet, and an... Read more