Updated, 1:45 p.m.
Boston and State Police shut Charlesgate East at Commonwealth Avenue and the Bowker Overpass after somebody found a pressure cooker just lying there.
State Police report:
The device was a pressure cooker, appeared to be discarded. Does not appear to have been a explosive device. Under investigation.
A B trolley and a car collided around 7:10 p.m. at Comm. Ave. and St. Paul Street.
It looks like everybody is fine. Surprisingly because the train hit the driver’s side of the car.
A concerned citizen frets:
Is there something we can do to curb the throngs of BU students from crossing Comm Ave against the walk light? They haphazardly cascade across the street between classes, with no regard for vehicles and bikes. Not only is it unsafe for them, but it creates a dangerous driving situation. Thanks!... Read more
A concerned citizen files an elegantly simple Student Move-In Issues complaint about 1999 Comm. Ave. in Brighton.
No doubt the city will get right on that.
Service along the B line got messed up around 6:45 p.m. when a car and a trolley collided at Comm. Ave. and Wallingford. Car lost, one person inside suffered some minor cuts. None of the roughly 25 people on the trolley at the time were injured.
Mambo Miam Miam photographs an actual rabbit hopping along the Commonwealth Avenue Mall.
This van, which Mike the Mad Biologist spotted on Comm. Ave. in the Back Bay.
High winds yesterday proved too much for several trees in Boston (or as the Globe put... Read more
An outraged citizen posts a photo of a ticketed car on Comm. Ave. in the Back Bay this morning:
Really Boston? The morning after the lock down? So many cars this early morning w these on. As a resident of this city I'm appalled. (My car is parked in my own private spot but I'm still enraged to see these.) please forgive parking violations... Read more
Transit Police say a driver trying to make a left turn ahead of a trolley was cited for a collision last night that left his car with damage, sent a couple of people to the hospital for observation but left the trolley unscathed.
According to a Transit Police report, the man was driving outbound on Comm. Ave. shortly before 8 p.m. when he tried... Read more
The MBTA says it won't restore service until at least tomorrow.... Read more
Matt Laskowski photographed Comm. Ave. at Griggs around 7:30 p.m.
Some interesting photos from back when the T still ran PCC trolleys on the Green Line.
UPDATE: An MBTA spokesman reports: "There was no damage to the tracks. No injuries. The auto was towed away, and trolley service resumed. It's unclear how this atom-splitter ended up on the Green Line tracks.