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By adamg - 9/18/23 - 1:24 pm
Photos of Red Line suspect

Photos via TPD.

Transit Police report they are looking for a man they say started rubbing his penis against a woman from behind on a Red Line train between Charles/MGH and Park Street around 7:55 a.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/12/23 - 5:03 pm
Nine minutes for the next train to Alewife on the Red Line

Roving UHub photographer Raymond P. Ausrotas shows us the arrival board at Park Street at rush hour today.

And then he shows us what's under the arrival board at rush hour today: Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/23 - 9:58 am
Photos of alleged attackers

Photos via TPD.

Transit Police report they are looking for a pair of allegedly angry Green Line riders for an attack on a trolley between Park and Boylston in which the man repeatedly punched the victim in the head around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Police provided this account: Read more.

By adamg - 5/25/23 - 12:09 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Nickoyan Wallace has to stand trial on charges he shot a man to death on Park Street in Dorchester in 2021. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/23 - 9:40 am

Christopher Schmidt reports that when the Red Line opened in 1912, some MIT students took measurements of how long a train took to get from Harvard to Park Street (then four total stops, since Charles/MGH hadn't been built): 7.3 minutes. Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/23 - 9:38 am

WFXT reports the T had to run shuttle buses between Harvard and Broadway after some maintenance equipment derailed at Park Street. The Red Line is now back to as close to normal as it gets these days.

By adamg - 1/31/23 - 2:20 pm

Red Line service in both directions was shut after a man wound up on the tracks at Park Street around 1:45 p.m.

The T is now running shuttle buses between Harvard Square and Broadway.

By adamg - 1/25/23 - 4:15 pm

The MBTA advises Green Line service is currently delayed due to the fact that a trolley just refused to move one inch further near Park Street.

By adamg - 1/20/23 - 4:48 pm

A man with a criminal record dating to 1990 was ordered held in lieu of $10,000 bail at his arraignment on a charge that he robbed the TD Bank branch at 250 Cambridge St. on Beacon Hill on Tuesday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/22 - 4:29 pm

The Globe reports a two-car Green Line train with just two passengers onboard derailed near Park Street shortly before midnight, Monday. No injuries, the train was put back on the tracks and the tracks repaired before the start of service Tuesday, the Globe reports.

By adamg - 9/11/22 - 9:51 pm

We saw it on July 21, when flames started going up the side of that Orange Line train And we saw it again today, not during the rapid-fire roof-top flash bangs on a B trolley at Park Street, but afterwards, when the T swapped in shuttle buses. Read more.

By adamg - 9/11/22 - 3:25 pm

Update, 9:32 p.m. MBTA says service has resumed, but with delays.

Shortly before 3 p.m. sparks exploded atop a B Line trolley at Park Street. Don't worry, though: No fire - and definitely no shots fired - although the station filled with some light smoke. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/22 - 9:59 am

A roving UHub correspondent reports a gaggle of LaRouchies were out in front of the Park Street T station this morning alerting the public to the perfidy of evil old England. Kind of impressive considering ol' Lyndon finally kicked the bucket in 2019.

By adamg - 8/13/22 - 11:20 am

Transit Police report arresting a 66-year-old Holbrook man on charges he punched an 80-year-old-man to the floor and then kept kicking and punching him in a dispute over a bag both men claimed, around 10 a.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/22 - 10:00 am

Transit Police report arresting a West Bridgewater man they say went up to a woman he didn't know inside the Green Line fare gates, "wrapped his arms around the victim and kissed her on both cheeks" and then boarded a trolley around 12:20 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/27/22 - 1:29 pm

This time, the T reports, a train with "a mechanical problem," which, honestly, could be almost anything, gummed up the works at Park Street. Or as Adam's Off Ox puts it:

This. Is. Brutal. Been on the train over an hour coming north from Shawmut.

By adamg - 7/19/22 - 11:11 am
Wanted for assault and battery

Surveillance photos via Transit PD.

Transit Police report they will charge this guy with assault and battery and civil-rights violations for an incident at Park Street on July 9, once they find him. Read more.

By adamg - 7/7/22 - 10:53 am
Boris Johnson on the T

As Garrett Quinn reminds us, there's always a Massachusetts connection. In 2015, then London Mayor Boris Johnson came to town for some conference at Harvard, and got on the Red Line for the trip across the river. But it was the middle of one of our blizzards that year, so he wound up having a chat with some random chap at Park Street.

By adamg - 5/28/22 - 12:26 am

A Riverside Line trolley had some pantograph performance issues in the tunnel between Haymarket and Government Center shortly before midnight. Not long after, Transit Police reported numerous drunk young men running on the tracks from Government Center to Park after one train was evacuated to Government Center. Before the dead train was emptied, Charles reported:

A bunch of fellas are yelling at each other and I think they’re about to do the Good Will Hunting bar scene.

By adamg - 5/21/22 - 12:42 pm

Transit Police report arresting George Francois, 66, of Allston on charges he indecently attacked a 4-year-old standing with his or her mother on the outbound side of the Green Line at Park Street around 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

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