As if all the other mishegas on the T today weren't enough, Erinn Larson reports a Blue Line got stuck at State Street for some 15 minutes this afternoon, not because of any mechanical problems, but because of one of the T's more charming underground denizens - a guy with a bicycle, a shopping cart filled with lots of stuff - and a deep and abiding anger at something or other. Read more.
The Blue Line continues to have residual delays due to a track fire earlier in the morning near Orient Heights, the MBTA advises.
A Blue Line train died at Maverick Square, but the MBTA says it's been disposed of and now everything's hunky dory.
The T is advising people to add an extra 15 to 20 minutes to their morning commutes to account for the sort of delays you might expect on a system that still has problems dealing with frigid temperatures and heavy amounts of snow.
Train 900 (the 6:20 a.m. train from Stoughton) and Train 401 (the 6:25 a.m. train from Boston to Fitchburg) have been canceled. Read more.
A dead inbound trolley at Boylston is causing "moderate" delays on the Green Line.
Earlier, there were "moderate" delays on the Blue Line due to signal problems at Orient Heights and "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a deceased Alewife-bound train.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Blue Line due to a deceased train at Wood Island.
Riders on the Blue Line and the Riverside branch of the Green Line had problems this morning when trains just refused to budge.
Doogs reports firefighters were able to extract the man, who had an apparent head injury, after he wound up on the tracks shortly before 3 p.m. Service was halted to let firefighters work.
Driving on the wrong side of the road on the North Shore of Long Island proved to be the undoing for an alleged MS-13 member charged with opening fire on a member of a rival gang on the Maverick Square Blue Line platform in a fusillade that also sent a second person to the hospital in January, 2016.
Matt Cadwallader shared a Blue Line car with this big dog today.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays due to an inbound Blue Line train at Suffolk Downs that needs to be taken out back and shot.
The T's reporting "moderate" delays due to a Blue Line train that unexpectedly made Government Center outbound its last stop.
There's a train pushing up daisies at Davis that is causing "moderate" delays on the Red Line and a train that took too many Eat Me cakes at Wonderland that is causing "minor" delays on the Blue Line.
Blue Line service is moving kind of slow due to a train that is moving not at all at Bowdoin, the T reports.
The T reports "moderate" delays due to a train now pushing up daisies at Malden.
There are similar delays on the Blue Line due to a deceased train at Government Center.
The T reports "moderate" delays outbound on the Blue Line due to a train that shows no signs of life at Orient Heights.
A Blue Line train decided rush hour would be a good time to die, and it did, at State Street.
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