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By adamg - 9/18/22 - 10:51 am

Transit Police report a man was just vibing in the middle of Washington Street at West Concord Street in the South End shortly after midnight when a Silver Line bus driver beeped the horn "to move him along." The man took exception to that, police say: Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/22 - 11:48 am

Scott Tetreault has a couple photos of the aftermath of a collision on Hyde Park Avenue at American Legion Highway this morning.

By adamg - 8/25/22 - 10:00 am

A woman who was trying to have a phone conversation on a T bus rolling down Mass. Ave. in the Back Bay near Boylston Street Tuesday afternoon couldn't because of another woman "being loud" in between chugs of an unidentified alcoholic beverage, so she told her to "shut up." Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/22 - 3:37 pm
New temporary bike lane on Columbus Avenue

New, temporary but as yet unmarked bike lane on Columbus Avenue. Photo by Evan.

Boston officials today announced some changes to roads along the route of the soon-to-stop-running Orange Line to help ease the passage of the big replacement buses until the trains allegedly start running again in a month. Read more.

By adamg - 8/6/22 - 11:11 am
Burned bus being towed past the North End

MBTA Hate Account (yep) spotted the remains of that bus that caught fire at Forest Hills being towed north past Hanover and Cross streets around 10 p.m. yesterday - possibly on its way to Everett Shops, where the T does major surgery on heavily injured buses. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/22 - 2:20 pm

NBC Boston reports one of the two workers injured trying to deal with the flaming bus was released from the hospital yesterday but that the other was admitted for care.

By adamg - 8/4/22 - 3:57 pm

Darragh Murphy captured the flaming bus on Washington Street, reports:

Kudos to the driver for safely driving their ON FIRE bus into the @MBTA yard. Also kudos to @BostonFire for arriving in less than a minute and putting out the fire.

Video: Bus flaming in the bus yard.

By adamg - 7/20/22 - 4:09 pm

Transit Police report arresting a woman who turned into a fighty, spitting whirling dervish of chaos Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/22 - 9:35 am

Transit Police report arresting a Somerville man after he allegedly threatened a T bus driver with a five-pound wooden block for not going fast enough for his tastes. Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/22 - 10:08 am
Collided buses in South Boston

Plutor spotted the aftermath of a collision on East Broadway at O Street around 8 a.m.

By adamg - 6/7/22 - 11:57 am

Caught in Southie reports state Sen. Nick Collins is vowing to fight a proposal by the MBTA to end 11 service at Broadway, which would force people who now use it to get to Tufts Medical Center and nearby areas to take a bus and two subway lines to get to work, and to double the length of the 7 route.

By adamg - 5/16/22 - 1:33 pm

All here. One big change: The 39 would no longer run in parallel with the E Line to Back Bay but would instead head all the way to Porter Square in Cambridge.

By adamg - 5/10/22 - 9:19 am

Transit Police report arresting a woman they say attacked and robbed an elderly man Monday afternoon on Washington Street near the Nubian Square bus station, then sauntered onto a T bus - only to be promptly pulled off by cops alerted by bystanders. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/22 - 5:33 pm

A teen faces attempted-murder and gun charges after he allegedly shot somebody in the lower busway at Ruggles on April 18, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/22 - 9:41 am
Line for a 7 bus

"Just your ordinary AM line for the 7, " RDavejshea reports this morning from South Boston, wondering if some of that sweet free-fare action might alleviate the sidewalk congestion caused by all the people trying to use the T.

By adamg - 4/25/22 - 9:52 am
Wanted for kicking an MBTA bus door

Surveillance photos via TPD.

Transit Police have released photos of a guy they say responded to being barred from a bus at the Massachusetts Avenue stop for refusing to put on a mask by kicking the bus door, causing a a spider-web crack that forced the bus out of service. Read more.

By adamg - 4/18/22 - 8:24 pm

Update: Suspect arrested.

Transit Police report a man was shot in the lower busway at the Ruggles MBTA station around 6:15 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital in serious condition, but is expected to survive, police say.

By adamg - 3/30/22 - 9:49 am
Long line for the 7 bus in South Boston

Realdavejshea joined one of the lines for the 7 bus in South Boston this morning:

Just another day waiting for the 7 Bus.

By adamg - 3/27/22 - 5:29 pm

The MBTA announced today it's not going to be running any trains or buses under the partially collapsed Government Center Garage - which sits atop Haymarket station, "until a team of structural engineers, examining and assessing infrastructure above and below the surface, confirms that subway service can safely resume." Read more.

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