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By adamg - 11/27/20 - 11:08 am

Transit Police report arresting a 26-year-old woman they say attacked a 61-year-old woman in a wheelchair at the Andrew Square T stop Wednesday night. Read more.

By adamg - 11/25/20 - 9:11 am
Storrowed truck in Malden

Operation Ryan came across a peeled back trailer this morning at the Orange Line bridge over Medford Street in Malden.

By blues_lead - 11/24/20 - 9:14 pm
Google map of Downtown Boston with transit lines showing; the Blue and Orange lines are deflected from their actual alignments

Google maps is taking some creative liberties with the Blue and Orange lines today.

Are we now a city without a State?

By adamg - 11/18/20 - 10:59 am

WBUR reports that back in March, when everything was going to hell, Federal Resources Supply Co. sold the T $1.7 million worth of hand sanitizer that turned out to contain no alcohol. The company agreed to pay the state $150,000 in reimbursement for the "sanitizer" it actually used and $400,000 in penalties. It will also collect the rest of its worthless crap from the warehouse the T has been storing it in.

By adamg - 11/14/20 - 5:03 pm

The Green Line isn't running between Copley and Government Center because the T has to inspect the tunnel under Tremont Street to make sure some work by a utility crew above the tunnel didn't do any damage to what is, of course, the country's oldest subway tunnel.

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By adamg - 11/13/20 - 4:45 pm

The Albany Times-Union takes note of the latest Massachusetts effort to consider extending the Worcester Line to Springfield and maybe even Pittsfield and asks that as long as we're going to the bother, could we push the line a bit further and hook them up? Read more.

By adamg - 11/13/20 - 3:55 pm

With a grant from the Boston Foundation, the MBTA says it will provide CharlieCards to several Boston community health centers in neighborhoods where residents might otherwise have trouble getting one of the fare cards. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/20 - 9:24 am

Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man - already wanted on an assault-and-battery charge - with beating a T bus driver in Quincy yesterday after the driver asked him to mask up. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/20 - 9:36 pm
Pressley speaks at Heath Street

With trolley behind her, Pressley says transit justice is racial justice.

Elected officials gathered at the Green Line terminus at Heath Street today to demand the MBTA rescind its plan announced this week to end the E Line at Brigham Circle. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/20 - 10:53 pm

Yes, it's come to this: Around 9 p.m., the MBTA reported delays of up to 15 minutes on the Braintree branch of the Red Line so that workers could remove a shopping car from the tracks at North Quincy.

By adamg - 11/9/20 - 1:20 pm

Karyn Regal at WBZ Newsradio breaks it down: Less subway service, commuter rail stops at 9 on weekdays and doesn't run at all on weekends, no more ferry service and the T might finally make good on its long-standing desire to just kill the E Line altogether past Brigham Circle. Read more.

By adamg - 11/6/20 - 8:49 am

The MBTA announced today that anybody over the age of 5 caught not wearing a mask in its stations or on its trains and buses is looking at a $300 fine starting right this second. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 1:43 pm
Bennett

Transit Police report arresting a Lynn man on charges he tried to carve somebody up with a knife at the Harvard Square T stop around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/30/20 - 8:47 am

"Oh, rats!" Coach Bolster was no doubt thinking at DTX this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/20 - 1:59 pm

Transit Police report arresting a man witnesses was standing on an outbound Orange Line train and masturbating right in front of two seated women as the train approached Stony Brook around 10 a.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/20 - 12:02 pm

The MBTA said today it's reopening the CharlieCard store at Downtown Crossing on Tuesday, several months after it was shut due to Covid-19 concerns. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/20 - 11:07 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld an award of more than $850,000 for an MBTA supervisor forced into retirement as the culmination of a ten-year grudge by a Green Line track worker who worked his way up the ranks after the supervisor reported him for filing for overtime pay for work he didn't do. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/20 - 9:22 am

The Globe shows how delays were already mounting for the new cars even before March.

By adamg - 10/17/20 - 10:36 am
Downtown Crossing emergency response

Emergency response at Downtown Crossing. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports emergency crews responded to Downtown Crossing around 2 a.m. after a man was found on one of the third rails on the Orange Line. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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