Park Street

By - 4/9/14 - 6:10 pm
Keytar Bear and Simba

Steve Burns witnessed Keytar Bear meeting up with Simba the Lion at Park Street today.

Now if only Keytar Bear could pose with a turkey in front of a rainbow while a helicopter hovers overhead ...

By - 2/26/14 - 3:38 pm

UPDATE, Thursday: Transit Police report arresting Calvin White, 40, on two counts of assault and battery and disorderly conduct.

Transit Police report your basic Red Line ranter went further than usual on Monday afternoon: He started cursing at a little girl, no more than 4, seated on the train, then assaulted... Read more

By - 2/7/14 - 7:53 am

T workers tell Anthony Tulliani he can't take pictures on the T even though T policy says you can take pictures on the T.

Separately, T workers got a memo this week that they can't sleep on the job.

By - 1/27/14 - 7:37 am

A trolley decided Park Street was a good place to push up some daisies around 7:10 this morning. Or as A.P. Blake puts it:

My Green Line died in the worst possible spot. Blocking the mainline and Park St loop. Inspectors entering tunnel. All of the MBTA Green Line is at a halt downtown. Train needed to push mine.

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By - 1/10/14 - 12:57 pm

Transit Police report they are searching for a guy in a red jacket who indecently assaulted a woman on a Green Line trolley around 8:50 a.m. on Wednesday between Government Center and Park Street.

He's described as white, apparently in his 40s, wearing a red knit winter hat, red jacket, blue jeans and dark gloves.... Read more

By - 1/9/14 - 7:49 am

An inbound Orange Line train lay down and died this morning at North Station. Jennifer, who was on the train, reports:

They said “train is out of service”, but not letting anyone off. WTF.

The driver then came by each car and opened one door to let riders exit.

A Green Line train headed to Cleveland Circle decided it like Park Street just fine... Read more

By - 12/12/13 - 3:57 pm

Shortly before the southbound platform was evacuated as well. Photo by Fatty.

UPDATE, 4:45 p.m.: Transit Police report the package has been "cleared"- by an X-ray - which means service can resume soon. But expect "severe" residual delays, the T warns. WBZ reports the object was a duffle bag with wires coming out of it.

Transit Police have evacuated the three Red Line platforms at Park Street due to a suspicious package on an Alewife-bound train there.... Read more

By - 12/2/13 - 7:54 am

"Moderate" delays due to a dead trolley at Park Street around 7:45 a.m. A few minutes later, Phil R. reported:

My Green Line train was just evacuated at Kenmore for no reason.

UPDATE, 8:12 a.m. Elizabeth Rioux tweets:

6 outbound trains stacked up at Copley behind a disabled train. It's like we reinvent the Monday commute every single week.

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By - 11/26/13 - 9:33 am

Not at the same time, at least. The most recent: Westbound at Park Street.

By - 11/9/13 - 12:43 pm

Not because he's Jimmy Kimmel, but because he recently aired a bit in which a laughing 6-year-old said the way to solve our trade imbalance with China would be to bomb the place.

By - 10/11/13 - 4:48 pm
Honk at Park Street

John captured some gathering Honkers at Park Street, on their way to Somerville and Cambridge for the annual Honk this weekend.

By - 9/25/13 - 8:29 am

A dead train at Park coupled with a medical emergency means Green Line commuters are not smiling this morning.

Meanwhile, the Red Line is no bed of roses, either, possibly due to a train with door issues. At 8:25 a.m., Nancy tweeted from North Quincy:

And the sixth train just went by and I'm still on the platform. 17 yrs commuting on

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By - 9/20/13 - 7:04 pm
Waiting on the Red Line

Reed captured the scene at Park Street at the height of rush hour today when the Red Line was delayed because, hey, it's Friday on the Red Line. This left him plenty of time to put together a panoramic view.

By - 5/29/13 - 8:15 am

Major delays in both directions after a switch near Park Street mistakenly puts on a red shirt. Dr. McCoy can only sigh: "I'm a doctor, not a track worker!"

By - 5/20/13 - 1:16 pm

WantedMBTA say this guy is wanted for indecent assault and battery for an incident that happened last Tuesday at Park Street.

According to police, "a female victim was inappropriately assaulted" by him while they were getting on a C trolley.

He's described as 25-30. In addition to his red T-shirt, he... Read more

By - 5/18/13 - 9:37 pm

Guantanamo protest

Photographynatalia watched protesters demand the shutdown of the Guantanamo prison at Park Street.

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 4/11/13 - 12:28 pm

FluteThe flute.

Transit Police report they recovered the $4,000 flute a Berklee student left on a bench at Park Street and returned it to her.

No word on whether they found the guy spotted on surveillance video walking off with the flute. The MBTA instead... Read more

By - 4/5/13 - 1:45 pm

Flute thiefTransit Police report they are looking for this guy, on charges of musical thievery:

On Monday, March 25, 2013, at approximately 11:40 AM, a female placed a flute, $4,000 in value, on a bench at Park Street MBTA Station, Red Line northbound center platform. She boarded a train, leaving

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By - 2/16/13 - 10:41 am

Wreck-It Reg tweets:

The electronic billboard inside the Park Street Red Line T stop is showing Chicago ads. Saw ads for White Sox and Arlington Park.