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By adamg - 5/9/20 - 5:17 pm

Around noon, a B Line trolley slipped off the rails at Park Street, sending the T to both right the train and alert the few remaining Green Line passengers that they'd need to take the Orange or Red lines if they needed to get to Park Street.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 11:44 am
Mozamel Abdul-Rahman

Transit Police report arresting Mozamel Abdul-Rahman, 32, for what they say was an unprovoked attack on an 84-year-old man on a Red Line platform at Park Street on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/16/20 - 4:36 pm
Park Street suspect

Update: One arrest made.

Transit Police have released photos of one of the two men they say repeatedly kicked and punched an elderly man around 9 pm. on Saturday on a Red Line platform at Park Street. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 8:53 am

The MBTA is blaming a "power problem" at Park Street for delays on the Green Line. Shortly before 8 a.m., Jed reported:

Just hit a big bump then saw sparks on the Green Line C Train. Track 2 disabled train.

At 8:25, he shows us how passengers got from the trolley to the station: Read more.

By adamg - 1/17/20 - 9:55 am

New England Folklore recounts the story of the two elms that flank the Robert Gould Shaw memorial at Beacon and Park streets - planted by John Hancock himself before the Revolution. Turns out the memorial sits on a vault designed to protect the roots of the trees.

By adamg - 1/4/20 - 9:25 pm
Sign reads: Stop copying House of Cards

Photo by Ron Newman.

Ron Newman attended the first anti-war rally of the decade at Park Street today.

By adamg - 1/3/20 - 9:08 pm

Protest starts at 2 p.m. outside the Park Street T stop. Read more.

By adamg - 12/31/19 - 5:55 pm

With the old year ticking down, a Green Line train composed of two of the brand-new trolleys died right at Park Street, where everybody could see it. Steve Timmins reports workers "separated train into two singles, trains now moving again after about 20 minutes."

By adamg - 12/6/19 - 9:48 am

A. He has a wooden leg. The Globe's Emily Sweeney reports on the 1955 fall her grandfather took onto the tracks at what was then Park Street Under. Afterwards, he made the news around the world.

By adamg - 8/6/19 - 10:03 am

The MBTA reports it's removed the carcass of a dead Green Line trolley at Park, but that there are still delays of up to ten minutes towards the west.

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 8:18 pm
Smashed Red Line window

The smashed window at Charles/MGH. Photo by Katie Broida.

Shortly after 6 p.m., Steph Wilkinson reported somebody punched a window on her car of an Alewife train leaving Park Street: "Most of it is cracked." Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/19 - 11:20 am
Sign about MBTA fare increases used to block people from a non-working MBTA escalator

Aaron Rosenberg spotted this fare-increase advisory being used to block a Park Street escalator that's been out of service for three weeks - after he had a "45 minute commute to go 3 stops." Also, note the date on the sign.

By adamg - 6/27/19 - 5:26 pm
Waiting for the train at Kendall

The wait at Kendall, by Amy Reinhart. See it larger.

A northbound train with "a mechanical problem" limped into Park Street, where it was taken out of service, adding ten more minutes to whatever it now takes Red Line riders to get anywhere, the MBTA reports.

By adamg - 6/23/19 - 6:06 pm

The MBTA reports delays of up to 15 minutes and trains heading from Park Street towards the Signal Bungalows of Doom due to a train with "a door problem" at Park Street.

By adamg - 5/17/19 - 6:02 pm
Handmaid at Park Street in Boston

Craig Caplan photographed her today.

By adamg - 5/10/19 - 6:07 pm

Transit Police report arresting a man they say started an argument with some people outside the Park Street T stop early this morning, slammed one to the ground, then began chasing others until he ran into a police officer who was able to apply his training and handcuffs to the situation.

Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/19 - 5:33 pm
Jesus woman with an axe

Craig Caplan was puzzled by this Jesus lady with an axe at Park Street this afternoon, although not enough to actually ask her about it.

Speaking of the end times: Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/19 - 11:41 pm

What the MBTA described as "a power problem" on the Green Line at Park Street tonight forced the evacuation of the platforms and royally screwed up service on the line. Power problem? Yeah, just a tad.

By adamg - 1/24/19 - 8:57 am

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