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By adamg - 11/30/21 - 7:20 pm
Disabled car carrier by South Station bus depot

John Smith captured the folded over car carrier with a freshly blown transmission just at the ramp to the South Station bus terminal around 6:30 p.m.

Mike McD adds:

Bus access to South Station and access to the the station’s parking garage off I-93 appears blocked by jack knifed car carrier on ramp.

By adamg - 10/17/21 - 2:47 pm

The MBTA will be giving away $5 Dunk's gift cards at South Station at the convenient time of 1 p.m. on Monday. Bonus: Get a free face mask with every gift card. Workers will also be handing out the gift cards and masks at various subway stops at random times: Maverick, Orient Heights, Wonderland, North Station, Haymarket, South Station, JFK/UMass, Ashmont, Braintree, Harvard, Park Street, Copley, Kenmore, Back Bay and Forest Hills.

By adamg - 9/23/21 - 1:43 pm

Update, 8:07 p.m.: He's made it to Philadelphia and discovers that "SEPTA is evil."

Jules Wang set out early this morning to see just how far south he could get strictly on public transit (not including Amtrak). Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/21 - 9:36 am
Foggy view out the South Station bus terminal

John Smith peered out of the entrance of the South Station busway and instead of a city saw only impenetrable fog, like something out of one of Stephen King's lesser works: Read more.

By adamg - 5/19/21 - 11:20 pm

NECN reports somebody was stabbed outside South Station around 7:45 p.m.

A witness says that, based on the blood, the victim made his way into the station, to the police/information desk in the commuter-rail section.

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By adamg - 5/1/21 - 3:28 pm

Transit Police report arresting an allegedly short-tempered Providence man who blamed another man at South Station for stealing his phone and then began punching him in the face, even though the victim had nothing to do with the alleged fool's phone, which was waiting for him at the station lost and found - and had been siting there before he unleashed his closed fist of fury at Track 7 shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/21 - 8:21 pm
1937 protest outside South Station - what?

For the past couple of days, somebody looking rather pale has been standing outside South Station protesting, um, something. Julia wonders what. There were a lot of things to protest about in 1937.

By adamg - 6/1/20 - 11:15 am
Elliot

Transit Police report arresting an out-of-state man on charges he attacked a homeless woman who was just sitting outside the South Station bus terminal around 2:30 this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/20 - 11:15 am
Flynn

Transit Police report arresting Daniel Flynn, 50, on charges he tried to grab some fast cash from a Brinks employee working on an ATM in the South Station commuter-rail waiting area around 3:10 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 10:20 am
Quigley

Transit Police report arresting Jonathan Quigley, 32, on charges he smashed a window inside South Station by hurling a bottle at it and then tried to strangle a Transit cop who came to investigate yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 9:47 am
South Station at 8:05 a.m.

Coach Bolster was pretty alone in South Station at what used to be the height of morning rush hour today.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 9:49 pm

The Red Line is currently without power near South Station to let Boston firefighters and MBTA power workers deal with a smouldering fire from an electrical cable in the tunnel between South Station and Broadway.

By adamg - 2/26/20 - 1:39 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Dedham man on charges he grabbed cash out of the ATM just as somebody was about to withdraw it from the machine at South Station around 3:15 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/20 - 11:05 am
Bagen

Transit Police report arresting a Quincy man they say kicked a woman's service dog in the head in South Station around 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/20 - 4:31 pm

Several hours after a brake-spasmed Green Line trolley filled Copley station with smoke, a Red Line train pulled the same stunt at Broadway, around 4 p.m., sending smoke down the tunnel and into the South Station subway stop.

Red Line service towards Alewife went into delay mode as T workers strove to make the brake-locked train disappear.

By adamg - 1/10/20 - 12:20 pm
A lot of pot

A lot of pot.

Transit Police report arresting a Brooklyn man fresh off a bus from the Big Apple yesterday after "a concerned employee" alerted officers to "a very pungent odor of marijuana coming from a particular travel bag located near the Concord Coach Bus lane." Read more.

By adamg - 12/17/19 - 8:59 am

WCVB reports the first commutergates will be installed at North Station by next summer, followed by similar contraptions at South Station and Back Bay.

By adamg - 12/10/19 - 7:04 pm

Corey Dinopoulos was among the growing horde trying to get on a 7 bus at South Station this evening:

Our system is failing us daily. 6pm on a Tues; dozens of people wait in the rain as two full 7 buses pass them by. This doesn’t include dozens of people waiting at Melcher St and the BCEC outbound stops.

By adamg - 12/2/19 - 9:07 am

A train that died right outside South Station jammed up the tracks and meant delays of up to 20 minutes both inbound and outbound this morning, even after crews managed to push the beast into Fort Point Channel, or whatever it is they do in these more enlightened times with dead trains. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/19 - 10:20 am
Destroyed bicycles

Boston Police are looking for whoever jumped the curb and demolished six or seven Bluebikes parked outside South Station early this morning.

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