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By adamg - 6/23/19 - 9:53 pm

Transit Police report that a fight that started on an inbound Blue Line train involving several teenagers ended with one firing at least two shots at the Aquarium station shortly before 9:50 p.m. Read more.

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 - 6/22/19 - 6:21 pm

Just because the Red Line is continuing to have problems because of those destroyed JFK/UMass signal systems doesn't mean other things can't go wrong. The MBTA is reporting ten-minute delays on the Red Line due to a deceased train at Andrew Square.

By adamg - 6/21/19 - 6:23 pm
Truck jammed into Dudley bus station

No doubt there's a hell of a good story behind this truck getting wedged in nice and tight at the Dudley Square bus station this afternoon. "Not a day goes by without some action in Dudley Square," FORCV, who took the photo, notes.

By adamg - 6/21/19 - 12:28 pm
Damaged signal equipment at JFK/UMass

Damaged signal equipment at JFK/UMass a week ago.

The MBTA says that fully restoring the signaling equipment destroyed in the June 11 derailment at JFK/UMass will likely take until at least Labor Day, so that means riders will continue to need to allow extra time for their commutes. Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/19 - 10:13 am
Derusha

Transit Police report officers looking for fare evaders and other ne'er-do-wells at Andrew station yesterday found both in the form of Jeremy Derusha, 31, of Abington, whom they say tried piggybacking his way onto the Red Line around 10 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/19 - 3:12 pm

Vocal Revolution - Charlie & The MTA

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu (at large) is helping organize a two-day protest against MBTA fare increases that will include stationing protesters outside each T stop and on as many trains as they can muster on July 1 - the first day of increased T fares. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/19 - 9:45 am

A sudden need for repairs to one of the overhead power lines at Revere Beach led to delays of up to ten minutes on the Blue Line this morning, the MBTA reports - although one rider says the delay was more like 30 minutes. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/19 - 5:33 pm

Who knew the T took Orange Line trains out of service just because the AC stopped? Well, they do, or at least did this afternoon and of course that caused delays of up to 15 minutes on the line. The overheated train was taken out behind the barn at North Station and, well, we just don't want to know.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 7:16 pm
Tree down on Mt. Auburn Street in Cambridge

Lukas Karlsson photographed the leafy carnage on Mt. Auburn Street, near the hospital, that blocked traffic, including the 71 and 73 bus routes.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 9:23 am
Waiting for the Green Line in Newton

Waiting for the Godot Line in Newton Centre. Photo by Phil R..

Phil R. reports the Riverside Line took a look at the Red Line this morning and said, "Hold my beer:" Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 8:51 am

Chris Chazinski reports on his Red Line ride this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/19 - 9:26 pm

The MBTA is reporting 15 minute delays on the Red Line, on top of the delays caused by the ongoing JFK/UMass issues, because of a train that puled up lame at Downtown Crossing.

By adamg - 6/17/19 - 2:55 pm

Mayor Walsh thundered on Twitter today: Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/19 - 9:00 am
Scrawl at Fields Corner against man buns and a man with a man bun

Joel Pettigrew was not expecting to be personally attacked by a scrawl on a pillar at the Fields Corner Red Line station this morning.

By adamg - 6/16/19 - 9:20 pm

The MBTA is advising Red Line riders to leave an extra 20 minutes or so to get where they're going tomorrow because of the ongoing signal issues at JFK/UMass left over from the derailment last week.

By adamg - 6/15/19 - 9:30 pm

UPDATE: The T now reports: "As of Sunday, June 16, Braintree branch riders will no longer need to switch trains at JFK/UMass."

As promised, the MBTA sent test trains down the repaired Red Line track at JFK/UMass today to see if it's ready for service on Monday. Only they ran into a problem that had nothing to do with the track: One of the test trains suffered mechanical problems and died - which led to 20-minute delays along the Braintree branch.

By adamg - 6/15/19 - 4:34 pm

The MBTA reports service on the Green Line is back to normal after an "an overhead wire problem" at Arlington outbound knocked out service there and at Copley and Hynes.

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