The T

By - 6/12/18 - 8:42 am
Waiting for a Green Line shuttle.

Shuttle? What shuttle? Timothy Dunn at Park Street.

No service at all between Government Center and Kenmore. Read more.

By - 6/11/18 - 11:17 pm

Shortly before 10 p.m. John Duffill reports one worker was treated by EMTs. The B Line was briefly shut due to the explosion, which was heard across the river in Cambridgeport and as far away as Somerville.

By - 6/11/18 - 10:07 am

Transit Police report arresting a Pembroke man for a four-on-one attack that sent a man to the hospital on May 28 - and that they're planning additional arrests.

Read more.

By - 6/11/18 - 9:28 am
Red Line mockup

Yes, such is our weariness with dying Red Line cars that even just a mockup of one of the new fleet of cars we'll supposedly be getting lifts our spirits, at least an eensy weensy little bit. MBTA GM Luis Ramirez posted a couple of photos this morning of workers at the CRRC plant in China packing up the mockup for shipment here so that we can ooh and ahh at its bright new paint scheme while wondering when the actual cars will get here. Read more.

By - 6/10/18 - 7:01 pm

Boston's decision to permanently set up a dedicated weekday morning bus and bike lane on Washington Street between Roslindale Square and Forest Hills was based not just on surveys of people taking the newly speeded up buses during two pilot runs but on data collected in a 2016 study about just whose cars would be displaced by the elimination of parking in the morning. Read more.

By - 6/7/18 - 5:09 pm

That didn't take long at all: The Boston Transportation Department today announced it will create a permanent morning lane just for buses and bicyclists on Washington Street between Roslindale Square and Forest Hills - a week after it ended a pilot to see if the idea could work. Read more.

By - 6/6/18 - 5:46 pm
Blue Bike on the Orange Line

Nothing like blocking off four seats on the Orange Line at 4:55 p.m. with your Blue Bikes rental, as David Ertischek shows us.

By - 6/5/18 - 9:17 am

Typing this on an Orange Line train that is just chillin' at Jackson Square due to a train that has left this mortal cool at Back Bay. Our driver has assured us an official is trying to troubleshoot the problem.

By - 6/4/18 - 11:36 pm

The State House News Service reports on a $1.2-million pilot project on several bus lines, to begin in September.

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

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.