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By adamg - 11/6/19 - 4:06 pm

A Chelsea man was arrested yesterday on charges he robbed a hometown bank in September - while on probation for robbing another bank. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 12:34 pm

Transit Police report arresting Andrew Cephas, 21, on a variety of gun-related charges for an incident at Ruggles that ended with a shot fired yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/19 - 2:33 pm

NBC Boston reports the dream of gondolas floating in the air above the Seaport is dead and buried.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 8:41 pm
Cushy chair at a Harvard Street bus stop

Turlach MacDonagh spotted a new addition today to a T bus shelter on Harvard Street, in front of the Stop & Shop, in Brookline.

By adamg - 9/4/19 - 12:14 pm
Young

Transit Police report arresting a Roxbury man at the Dudley Square bus station on charges he pulled his pants down and started doing what most people might do in private, around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/19 - 10:09 pm

WCVB reports a man who robbed a Revere bank today hopped on an MBTA bus afterwards - and wound up getting arrested not long after.

Although, it did once work.

By adamg - 8/14/19 - 9:37 am
Old bus transfer dispenser at Back Bay station

Back in the day, when T riders without a monthly pass had to keep some tokens jangling in their pockets or purses, you usually had to pay extra to transfer from the subway to a bus. One of the exceptions was for riders of the 39 bus, who could get a transfer ticket at Back Bay. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/19 - 4:14 pm

Interactive map that shows you where T buses in Boston are getting jammed up.

Sinclair Target explains how and why he created the system as a summer fellow for the Boston city analytics team.

By adamg - 7/25/19 - 7:48 am

Boston and the MBTA yesterday formally opened a lane meant just for buses and bicycles on Brighton Avenue between Union Square and Packards Corner. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/19 - 4:39 pm
MBTA bus on fire in Cambridge

Intestinal Fortitude captured the scene when a 72 bus erupted in flames on Huron Avenue in Cambridge around 3 p.m. after overhead trolley lines fell on it. More photos of the flaming bus.

Cambridge Police report no passengers were injured; the driver was being evaluated.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 7:54 am

Traffic is a mess and news copters from all over are flitting around.

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 - 6/11/19 - 9:49 am

Installation of a permanent bus/bike lane on Brighton Avenue inbound between Union Square and Packards Corner in Allston begins tomorrow, the mayor's office announced today. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 10:20 pm
Missing stuffed pig

Roselynn Rodríguez Manzanet reports:

Please help my little friend, M, find her Mary Pig. She is heartbroken. Last seen on the 39 bus Sunday.

By adamg - 4/22/19 - 11:47 pm
Forest Hills upper busway with lots of water

Dalgonon snapped the new upper busway at Forest Hills during the rain today shortly before 6 p.m. - probably making lower-busway riders jealous with how little water there was. In any case, the T promised to take a look.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 9:25 am
Crash scene at ramp to Tobin Bridge

NBC Boston reports on the death around 5:40 a.m. on Everett Avenue, involving a Route 111 bus and a 60-year-old local resident.

By adamg - 4/9/19 - 9:29 am
Bus smasher

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for some major damage they say he did to a T bus on North Beacon Street near Market Street in Brighton around 10:10 a.m. on March 23.

By adamg - 3/11/19 - 8:22 pm

Boston Magazine has the details of the new fares to go into effect on July 1. Senior and student passes are also not going up.

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu (at large), who fought the increases, said she's glad to see at least some of the fares not go up. She said she and Councilor Kim Janey (Roxbury) will now fight to eliminate fares on the 28 bus route along Blue Hill Avenue between Mattapan and Dudley squares. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/19 - 3:32 pm

Transit Police report arresting an Allston man on charges he kept baring his genitals in the direction of teen girls on buses and on the Red Line in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 9:24 am

Mayor Walsh today announced a set of initiatives to make Boston roads safer and less clogged that include lowering the default citywide speed limit from 25 to 20 m.p.h., dedicated bus lanes on Brighton Avenue in Allston and North Washington Street along the North End, special pickup/drop-off lanes for Uber and Lyft cars - but also rush-hour surcharges for riding in them - and free T passes for all students in grades 7 through 12, regardless of whether they're BPS students. Read more.

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