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By adamg - 4/6/20 - 9:45 am
Wanted man

Wanted man.

Transit Police report they are looking for this grinning man for an incident at the State Street T stop around 11:10 p.m. on Sunday, in which he allegedly attacked and kicked a person, then forced the person to a nearby ATM to withdraw money.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text tip to 873873.

By adamg - 4/4/20 - 8:24 pm
Andrew Wong

The Amalgamated Transit Union today announced the death, due to Covid-19, of Andrew Wong of Quincy, an inspector who worked out of the Southampton bus depot. Read more.

By adamg - 4/3/20 - 1:56 pm

MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak provides an update on the T. One of his key points: Only take the T if you're on essential business. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 10:26 am

The MBTA reports that three bus drivers working out of its Cabot bus yard in South Boston tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 10:20 am
Quigley

Transit Police report arresting Jonathan Quigley, 32, on charges he smashed a window inside South Station by hurling a bottle at it and then tried to strangle a Transit cop who came to investigate yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 9:47 am
South Station at 8:05 a.m.

Coach Bolster was pretty alone in South Station at what used to be the height of morning rush hour today.

By adamg - 3/24/20 - 3:28 pm
Boom! Exploding manhole in Charles Circle

Melissa reports that shortly after 3 p.m., a manhole in Cambridge Street between the Charles/MGH Red Line station and MGH itself exploded. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/20 - 9:24 am
Green Line seat hear where the driver sits asking riders not to sit on it

Ryan McAskill reports from the Green Line this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/20 - 2:10 pm

The MBTA is reporting delays of 15 minutes on the Red Line due to a train that joined the choir eternal near Harvard.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 9:45 pm

The MBTA announced today that starting Saturday, most bus passengers will have to board through the rear exit - with a similar policy on Green Line trolleys at street-level stops - to try to keep drivers and passengers at least six feet apart while keeping buses and trains moving for essential hospital workers and first responders going to and from work.

Passengers with disabilities will still be allowed to board through the front entrances, the T says.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 10:28 pm

On Centre Street outside the Curley School shortly after 10 p.m., driver may have had a seizure.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 3:32 pm
A crowded Blue Line train this afternoon

Ari Ofsevit snapped his not so widely spaced fellow riders around 2:45 p.m. today on the Blue Line - at Aquarium outbound after no train came for 15 minutes.

The T responded: Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 11:44 am
Mozamel Abdul-Rahman

Transit Police report arresting Mozamel Abdul-Rahman, 32, for what they say was an unprovoked attack on an 84-year-old man on a Red Line platform at Park Street on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 9:35 am
Ennagi

Transit Police report arresting an East Boston man they say made a point of showing his genitals to women on the T - once while possibly freeing up one hand to video his victim's reaction. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/20 - 8:30 pm

The MBTA tonight announced it's adding additional morning service on the Blue Line and more service throughout the day on the Green Line's E branch and the 7 bus from South Boston, following complaints today that service reductions went too far and led to riders being forced to crowd together at a time when that's the last thing they should be doing. Read more.

By adamg - 3/16/20 - 4:36 pm
Park Street suspect

Update: One arrest made.

Transit Police have released photos of one of the two men they say repeatedly kicked and punched an elderly man around 9 pm. on Saturday on a Red Line platform at Park Street. Read more.

By adamg - 3/16/20 - 1:32 pm

Starting tomorrow, the T will be running Saturday schedules on subway and bus lines, except on the 325, 326, 351, 352, 354 and 501 express routes, which will run at normal scheduled. Commuter rail will also be cutting back and ferries just won't be running at all. The RIDE, however, will continue to operate as normal.

You can figure out why.

By adamg - 3/13/20 - 10:05 pm
Empty parking lot

Roving UHub photographer Sharon I snapped the scene at the parking lot of the Walpole stop on the Franklin Line when she got off the train around 7 p.m. - the only car in the normally crowded lot was hers.

By adamg - 3/13/20 - 12:35 pm

Gov. Baker today announced a statewide ban on public gatherings of more than 250 people to try to slow the spread of Covid-19. Read more.

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