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By - 6/4/18 - 6:49 pm
Mess at South Station

Kerry O'Brien became part of the horde jammed into South Station and the platforms in the evening rush as service proved unable to deal with wet rails or something.

And you can only imagine what it was like to get on a train at Yawkey on the Worcester Line. But just in case, Keith L describes it for us: Read more.

By - 6/4/18 - 12:30 pm
Mills

Transit Police report arresting a Somerville man they say was busy beating up an MBTA worker on the platform at Alewife this morning until other T workers managed to get him off her.

Read more.

By - 6/4/18 - 9:05 am
Gridlock on Washington Street in Roslindale

With the end of a month-long pilot of a bus/bike lane on Washington Street, the stretch between Roslindale Square and Forest Hills was back to its usual gridlock this morning, the LivableStreets Alliance reports.

The T and the Boston Transportation Department barred parking on the northbound side of the street in the morning rush hour to gauge how well a dedicated lane would work. Now we wait for the results of their studying.

By - 6/2/18 - 11:51 pm

A track fire just past the inbound side of Porter Square on the Red Line around 9 p.m. bollixed service tonight long after Cambridge firefighters extinguished the blaze.

By - 6/1/18 - 5:31 pm
Wanted for attack on the Red Line early Monday

Surveillance photos of four suspects via TPD.

UPDATE: One arrest made, more expected.

Transit Police report they are looking for four people they say beat a man on a Red Line train early Monday after he asked them to leave his girlfriend alone. Read more.

By - 5/29/18 - 4:21 pm

Transit Police report a man walking on the Worcester Line tracks near the Weston Road bridge was hit and killed by an inbound train around 3 p.m.

Police and the Norfolk County District Attorney's office are investigating the fatality, but police say foul play is not suspected.

By - 5/25/18 - 5:34 pm
Passengers walk in a Silver Line tunnel at South Station

Something went south on a Silver Line bus coming into South Station this afternoon and that jammed everything up.

Gavin Schoch, who took the photo, reports he and other passengers on his inbound Silver Line bus just sat there for 20 minutes until a T inspector "evacuated" them via the walkway to South Station.

By - 5/25/18 - 5:03 pm

An inbound Orange Line train had to be taken out of service at North Station because its doors weren't working right and that gummed up the works for the rest of the line.

By - 5/25/18 - 9:52 am
Wanted man

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who robbed another passenger on a Route 16 bus at Old Road and Ellington Street in Dorchester, around 1:50 a.m. on May 11. Read more.

By - 5/23/18 - 9:20 am

The morning rush hour was more like the morning crawl hour on the Green Line as trolleys flatlined on the D Line (two of them, one at Waban and one at Newton Highlands) and on the B Line (Harvard Avenue). Or as Phil R. put it at 8:03 a.m.: Read more.

By - 5/22/18 - 3:04 pm
R2-D2 as barbecue on side of Park Street subway stop in Boston

Chalked on the side of one of the entrances to the Park Street T stop this afternoon.

By - 5/21/18 - 11:35 am

Tickets for a city Landmarks Commission tour of an abandoned trolley tunnel downtown today went quickly. WFXT's Robert Goulston gets some photos of the 1898 tunnel. Another.

By - 5/19/18 - 5:49 pm

China-made subway cars ready for Boston passengers by end of 2018

Xinhua, the Chinese news service, sent a crew along with state officials when they tried out an Orange Line train made up entirely of the new cars from China's CRRC. Assuming they don't melt or something during testing, we should see the first new Orange Line train in service by the end of the year.

By - 5/18/18 - 4:44 pm
Wanted man

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy they say goes up to women on crowded trains, then grinds his genitals on their buttocks. Read more.

By - 5/18/18 - 8:42 am

The Globe reports foul play not suspected in the death of a man whose body was found on the grounds of the station around 5:30 a.m. The station has since re-opened.

By - 5/17/18 - 11:00 pm
Spider-Man on the Orange Line

Carla Osberg looked up to see Spider-Man just hanging out on the Orange Line as it hurtled between Back Bay and Stony Brook this evening. And you thought that was the kind of hipster thing that only the Green and Red lines got to see. The Orange Line has certainly come far from its naked-guy days.

Interview with the man behind the mask.

By - 5/17/18 - 9:54 am

The MBTA reports the Green Line into town from Riverside is movin' kinda slow, because of a train that gave up the ghost.

By - 5/17/18 - 9:24 am

UPDATE, 9:45 a.m. And now there are delays because the signals have gone on the fritz at Community College.

The MBTA reports delays of up to 20 minutes on the Orange Line, due to an inbound train that gasped its last right at Malden Center.

By - 5/16/18 - 1:07 pm
Gregory Rieschick

Transit Police report arresting Gregory Rieschick, 38, of Charlestown, on a charge of indecent assault and battery for an incident around 5:15 a.m. on May 2 on an inbound Orange Line train that had just left Malden Center.

Read more.

By - 5/16/18 - 12:56 pm

The MBTA shut power on the Red Line towards Alewife around 12:45 p.m. after a man fell on the tracks and was knocked unconscious. He was lifted out about ten minutes later. The T reported delays up to 20 minutes on the Red Line.