The state Department of Transportation and the MBTA said today they're soliciting bids for development above state land at Boylston Street and Massachusetts Avenue - and say the project is key to making the existing Hynes Green Line station handicap accessible.
Parcel 13 represents approximately 54,500 square feet of air rights over the Massachusetts Turnpike and portions of the MBTA Green Line tunnel across the... Read more
At 8:20 a.m., Anna McCarter tweeted:
VERY disabled Green Line D train between Kenmore and Hynes.
Head over to ArchBoston for a discussion about an entrance to what used to be the Mass. Ave. trolley stop that workers uncovered the other day - then promptly filled right back in. With some photos of when the station was a trolley hub (more photos).... Read more
Hynes is being evacuated due to a smoking train.
This comes an hour or so after an inbound Red Line train breathed its last at Broadway, creating what the T acknowledged were "severe" delays.
A man arrested for masturbating at the Hynes Green Line stop on Jan. 16 was arrested again yesterday for an incident last year in which the same woman reportedly saw him doing the same thing at the same spot in the same station last March..
Green line inbound passengers. My train is so 100% stuck between kenmore & hynes. Expect delays. Also send breakfast.
And to top it all off, the electronic signboard at Park Street continues to show White Sox ads.... Read more
A man banned from the T in 2008 for groping women was arraigned today in Boston Municipal Court on charges he groped a woman on the Green Line Thursday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
According to an MBTA Transit Police report, Jacob Shin, 36, of Newton, and his alleged victim... Read more
As in all the lights have gone out, so the Green Line is now bypassing Hynes.
The MBTA reports a Charlestown man was arrested for allegedly grabbing a woman's behind at Community College on the Orange Line on July 8 and that a Brighton man was arrested at Copley this morning for allegedly rubbing against a woman from behind on a B trolley - and then pinning... Read more
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation yesterday approved a $3.3-million contract to design elevators and other improvements to Symphony on the Green Line and Wollaston on the Red Line to make them more accessible to the disabled.
The 18-month contract with SEA Consultants will also include studying the possibility of installing elevators at Hynes on the Green Line. In addition to figuring out how and where... Read more
Megan Johnson was on a Green Line trolley stuck between Hynes and Copley for an hour during this afternoon's MBTAfail. She reports what happened when A T workger got on board and told everybody they'd have to walk through the tunnel to the station:
... [She] loudly yelled to passengers, "Okay, people! We are going to have you get off the train and... Read more
As mentioned in an earlier post, I'm covering the Enterprise 2.0 Conference at the Westin Waterfront Hotel. And the only reason I'm able to upload my stories to Universal Hub are the EVDO access I have on my laptop.
MariaSophia tweets that a Green Line trolley stopped so suddenly at Hynes today that somebody went flying and got injured.
Tom Fulry discusses the Jesus people with the cardboard signs who he says accosted him on the mezzanine of Hynes station a few weeks back:
As I walk by them: "All Jews are going to hell. Take your bombs back to Israel or convert to Christianity."
He reported them to a station attendant, who started yelling at them. Now, he writes, they're back in... Read more
BadTransit seems to be running a new series: Trains that start moving before they should:
... Today, in an obscenely overcrowded B-line train, the driver closed the doors on the fingers of a girl standing next to me. The train was so packed she really had nowhere else to hold on to. Then he started to leave the station (Hynes) until several people yelled... Read more