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By adamg - 3/23/24 - 7:33 am

The MBTA reports a Red Line train derailed at Broadway at the start of service and that it's now running buses between Park Street and points south. The T says no passengers were on the train.

By adamg - 3/19/24 - 1:33 pm

City Councilor and son of South Boston Ed Flynn writes unless the city and police can figure out a way to keep out-of-town hellions from wreaking havoc and to make them treat South Boston "with respect," he thinks it could be time to move the St. Patrick's parade somewhere else. Read more.

By adamg - 1/28/24 - 6:04 pm

Around 5:30 p.m., the MBTA announced Red Line delays of up to 20 minutes due to an "unauthorized person" on the tracks. Said person is no longer on the tracks and service has resumed, the T says.

By adamg - 1/18/24 - 11:40 am

The MBTA first reported problems on the Red Line due to some vague track problem at Broadway, but now says you can blame the current delays on signal problems at Broadway.

By adamg - 12/11/23 - 6:21 pm

Around 3:10 p.m., a man fell on the inbound Red Line tracks at Broadway. A rider reports two men jumped down on the track to try to get him off, but he wasn't moving. T workers and police were able to get him off the tracks and service resumed.

By adamg - 10/18/23 - 10:29 am

The MBTA reports delays of up to 20 minutes on the Red Line due to a train that's decided not to run anymore near Broadway.

By adamg - 9/16/23 - 10:15 pm
Surveillance photos showing shirtless man in shorts

Surveillance photos via TPD.

Transit Police report they are looking for a man who attacked a woman of Asian descent at Broadway on the Red Line around 1:15 p.m. on Sept. 8. Read more.

By adamg - 8/7/23 - 9:43 am

At 7:51 a.m., the MBTA announced delays of up to 15 minutes on the Red Line due to a train that diverted to the River Styx near Broadway. Read more.

By adamg - 7/7/23 - 12:30 pm

Update: After increasing the delays to 30 minutes, the T has just called off the trains and is bustituting between Park and JFK/UMass as workers try to clear whatever the debris is.

The MBTA reports delays of up to 15 minutes on the Red Line "while we investigate reports of debris in the track area at Broadway."

By adamg - 6/29/23 - 11:36 am

The Boston Licensing Board today granted the East Broadway Market at 869 East Broadway at O Street in South Boston permission to sell beer and wine. Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/23 - 2:57 pm

The National Transportation Safety Board has concluded that a short circuit on one of the Red Line's older trains led to Robinson Lalin getting stuck in a door as the train pulled out of Broadway station on April 10, 2022, but that other systems that might have prevented his death also failed him - including one that actually worked as it was intended to. Read more.

By adamg - 5/1/23 - 5:00 pm

A high-school student from Jamaica Plain was confined to his home - except to be allowed out to attend school - for his alleged role in a grocery attack on a woman at the Broadway Red Line station on Thursday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/23 - 11:38 am

Transit Police report they are looking for five juveniles they say jumped a woman at Broadway station around 4 p.m. yesterday, stole her bag of groceries, then began throwing items from it at her head. They ran out of the station, the woman had to be transported to a local hospital for facial injuries, police say.

By adamg - 3/12/23 - 1:17 pm
Smashed bus window

Photo of smashed bus window via Transit Police.

Transit Police report that when a T bus driver tried to pull into a bus stop at Broadway station around 11 a.m. yesterday, the driver couldn't, because somebody had parked his car there. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/23 - 1:00 pm

The family of Robinson Lalin, dragged to his death by a Red Line train leaving Broadway station last April, today sued the MBTA, alleging recklessness and wanton misconduct. Read more.

By adamg - 1/31/23 - 3:43 pm
Bryan Fitzpatrick

Bryan Fitzpatrick, charged with Red, Green Line attacks. Surveillance photos via Transit Police.

Two men and two women face charges that they broke a Red Line rider's nose, sliced his jacket and tased him during a robbery attempt on a Red Line train in the tunnel between Broadway and South Station shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 25, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/22 - 7:20 pm

A Gaelic football star from Northern Ireland who moved to South Boston earlier this year was arraigned today on charges he punched and then kicked a man outside the Lincoln Tavern so hard the man could lose a kidney. 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 - 5/2/22 - 10:43 am
Red Line car in the shop

The deadly Red Line car after the death. Photo by NTSB.

Robinson Lalin died in a Red Line tunnel just past Broadway station because he tried to exit the train through the one door on which a mechanism intended to keep the train from moving if it wasn't fully closed failed, the National Transportation Safety Board reported this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 4/16/22 - 12:11 pm

WBZ reports the NTSB says Robinson Lalin was getting off the Red Line at Broadway around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday when his arm was trapped by a door and he was dragged to his death.

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