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By adamg - 6/13/22 - 2:01 pm
Police at trolley crash scene

After police arrived at the scene. Photo by Justin Mc.

A woman getting off a trolley stopped on South Huntington Avenue, at the turn from Huntington, didn't make it to the sidewalk yesterday evening, because a motorist who disregarded the fact the trolley was stopped and had its door open, ran into her. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/21 - 3:10 pm

The MBTA advises that a dead trolley is gumming up the works on the E line inbound at the MFA. The 39 bus, meanwhile, just keeps rollin' along.

By adamg - 10/19/21 - 9:10 pm
Green Line derailed near Heath

An E Line trolley leaving Heath didn't get far tonight after some of the wheels on a Type 8 car jumped the tracks, Ari Ofsevit reports.

The line is now starting and ending at Brigham Circle.

By adamg - 11/11/20 - 9:36 pm
Pressley speaks at Heath Street

With trolley behind her, Pressley says transit justice is racial justice.

Elected officials gathered at the Green Line terminus at Heath Street today to demand the MBTA rescind its plan announced this week to end the E Line at Brigham Circle. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/19 - 6:48 pm
Slippery conditions on South Huntington Avenue

Patrick Ford took a look at South Huntington Avenue around 6:30 p.m. and saw a bus stuck in the snow. A T inspector in an SUV pulled up and tried to push the bus, but it didn't seem to be working: Read more.

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By adamg - 9/6/19 - 5:08 pm

The MBTA reports buses are now running between Lechmere and North Station due to a trolley with "a power problem" at Science Park.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 11:25 pm

A tree on South Hungtington Avenue that suddenly realized gravity is not just a good idea, it's the law, came crashing down across the street at Back of the Hill, taking trolley power lines with it and forcing the T to end service at Brigham Circle.

By adamg - 4/12/19 - 3:30 pm

The MBTA reports service on the E Line is back to normal after a trolley died at the Longwood Medical Area stop and caused delays of up to 20 minutes.

By adamg - 3/21/19 - 10:15 pm

NBC Boston reports the woman is expected to survive.

By adamg - 2/12/19 - 7:27 pm

The MBTA reports a driver somehow got his or her car stuck on the E Line tracks between Northeastern and Brigham Circle, which means trolleys can't go anywhere and riders are being told to take the 39 bus instead.

By adamg - 11/2/18 - 4:04 pm

The T has canceled the E Line past Brigham Circle due to a trolley and a stopped box truck exchanging some love pats near the Riverway and is advising riders to jump on the 39 bus instead - but the buses are having their own problems due to all the traffic piled up as a result.

By adamg - 7/20/18 - 11:05 am

The T reports it's canceled service on the E Line between Brigham Circle and Heath Street due to a "power problem near Mission Park."

By adamg - 6/21/18 - 4:31 pm
Big pipe crosses Huntington Avenue

Paint the World watched the slow progression of a giant pipe across Brigham Circle and the Green Line this afternoon.

Colleen got a closer view: Read more.

By adamg - 6/15/18 - 3:13 pm

The T reports delays of up to 10 minutes on the E Line due to a trolley that pulled up lame at Park Street.

By adamg - 5/3/18 - 5:55 pm

The MBTA reports dead trains aplenty on the E Line past Brigham Circle, and is advising riders to try to squish onto a 39 bus instead, at least until 7 p.m.

By adamg - 12/30/17 - 12:56 pm

A deceased trolley at North Station is causing "minor" delays for the ride to Lechmere, the MBTA reports.

By adamg - 10/23/17 - 4:02 pm

MassDOT announced today that it's installing specialized traffic signal systems along Beacon Street in Brookline, and Comm. Ave. and Huntington Ave. in Boston that will switch to green lights for approaching trolleys. Mass. Ave. in Cambridge will get similar treatment for buses. Read more.

By adamg - 8/6/17 - 4:41 pm
Green Line bully

Camo-hatted bully in action. Photo by David Yamada.

A man's haranguing of a young Muslim woman that started on the Green Line platform at Prudential Saturday ended on a trolley when several people stood up and put themselves between them, according to one of the participants in the incident. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/17 - 11:15 pm
Pink stuffed animal on a Green Line trolley

Kate Estrop found this stuffed animal riding the E Line all alone tonight, wonders if it belongs to somebody.

By adamg - 7/1/17 - 1:27 pm
Old MBTA map showing Arborway line

Pat from Boston notes that Hynes station still has maps showing the E Line going all the way to Arborway (even if in the "temporarily suspended" format), something it hasn't actually done since Dec. 29, 1985.

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