Riders on the Blue Line and the Riverside branch of the Green Line had problems this morning when trains just refused to budge.
Doogs reports firefighters were able to extract the man, who had an apparent head injury, after he wound up on the tracks shortly before 3 p.m. Service was halted to let firefighters work.
Driving on the wrong side of the road on the North Shore of Long Island proved to be the undoing for an alleged MS-13 member charged with opening fire on a member of a rival gang on the Maverick Square Blue Line platform in a fusillade that also sent a second person to the hospital in January, 2016.
Matt Cadwallader shared a Blue Line car with this big dog today.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays due to an inbound Blue Line train at Suffolk Downs that needs to be taken out back and shot.
The T's reporting "moderate" delays due to a Blue Line train that unexpectedly made Government Center outbound its last stop.
There's a train pushing up daisies at Davis that is causing "moderate" delays on the Red Line and a train that took too many Eat Me cakes at Wonderland that is causing "minor" delays on the Blue Line.
Blue Line service is moving kind of slow due to a train that is moving not at all at Bowdoin, the T reports.
The T reports "moderate" delays due to a train now pushing up daisies at Malden.
There are similar delays on the Blue Line due to a deceased train at Government Center.
The T reports "moderate" delays outbound on the Blue Line due to a train that shows no signs of life at Orient Heights.
A Blue Line train decided rush hour would be a good time to die, and it did, at State Street.
All ready for the morning commute, the T reports.
The MBTA has shut Bowdoin on the Blue Line due to what it calls an "infrastructure problem." Tim Lawrence says that is due to "reports of cement falling from ceiling."
One of the T's newest subway trains suffered a premature demise at Orient Heights and now there are "moderate" delays on the Blue Line.
UPDATE: Trains began running again around 9:20, but with the ever popular residual delays.
Tim Lawrence is among the people who showed up at Maverick Square this morning figuring they'd get downtown pretty quickly. But that was before the Blue Line developed what the T calls "a power problem" and now there are the dreaded "severe" delays. Read more.
Ari Ofsevit takes a look at the state's shelved plans to extend the Blue Line 1,300 feet to Charles/MGH and explains how the state screwed up all the cost estimates by proposing ridiculous construction techniques just because they don't feel like building the thing.
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