The MBTA reports delays of up to 10 minutes on the Green Line, due to an inbound trolley at Government Center with "a mechanical problem."
Progressive Railroading reports the T has signed a $218-million contract with Barletta Heavy Division to installs new signalling equipment along the two lines and to upgrade switches on the Red Line to go along with the new cars that are supposed to be in full service by 2023.
The MBTA reports 10-minute delays on the Red Line towards Alewife because of signals that aren't quite feeling their oats.
Transit Police report arresting a man they say an MBTA worker and a security camera both captured kicking in a window at the Mass. Ave. Orange Line stop for what police say was "no apparent reason."
Nicholas Sullivan, 25, was nabbed after the act around 1:25 a.m. on Wednesday, police say.
The MBTA is reporting 15-minute delays on the Green Line to and from BC due to the car on the tracks that Fuad photographed.
The companies planning to turn the old L Street power plant into a large mixed-use development say they are looking at three possible routes for a new bus line to get South Boston residents to and from downtown - including a possible express bus down Summer Street - and that they are hoping they can get it running in the first quarter of next year. Read more.
UPDATE: The T reports the machines are working again.
The MBTA reports its card vending machines are not accepting either credit or debit cards right now, although if you happen to have some Susan B. Anthony dollars ...
The MBTA reports outbound delays of up to 20 minutes due to a dead trolley at Hynes.
Around 8:15 a.m., Kerry O'Brien reported an inbound Needham Line train was so crowded people at Roslindale Village couldn't get on.
12 Overripened Plums was among the people ordered off an inbound Red Line train at Central Square when smoke began coming off it. Read more.
Five elected officials who represent Allston/Brighton want the state to include the area around the Allston turnpike exit as a "priority place" in its 2040 transportation plans because development in and near the old Beacon Park rail yard will otherwise mean "unacceptable congestion." Read more.
A judge last week ordered serial T defacer Marc Meadowcroft to six months in jail for getting arrested for graffiti after promising in 2015 he'd never take up a marker on MBTA property following his arrest for blasting his tag all over two historic trolleys at Boylston., the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
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