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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.

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 10:20 am
Reed

Transit Police report arresting a man they say sexually attacked a 16-year-old girl on a Silver Line bus on its way towards South Station from Logan Airport around 9:45 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/11/19 - 5:19 pm
South Station at start of rush hour

Dave Vittorini shows us just how close commuters can jam themselves together, in this photo taken around 4:45 p.m. at South Station, where some Red Line commuters tried using commuter rail instead. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 4:57 pm

Tweets from Keolis initially blamed delays on commuter-rail service out of South Station on "fire department activity," but the rail operator reported at 4:39 p.m.:

[A]pologies for the lack of communication. It appears the fire alarm went off in South Station which is causing delays across several trains.

By adamg - 5/28/19 - 3:08 pm

An Amtrak police officer had probable cause to arrest an Amtrak worker at South Station in an argument turned shoving match over whether a woman with young children could board a train early, but the worker has the right to try to convince a jury the cop used excessive force once the worker was down on the ground and being cuffed, a federal judge ruled today. Read more.

By adamg - 4/24/19 - 9:26 am
Mosaic map at South Station

Adam Castiglioni shows us some of the mosaic that artist Ellen Harvey is installing at a South Station entrance at Summer Street and Atlantic Avenue.

Harvey's map, titled "Network," uses hand-made glass tiles to show the web of transportation routes in the Boston area: Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/19 - 9:30 pm

The MBTA is reporting delays on trains out of South Station due to another one of those upright derailments. NBC Boston has a photo of the cars in question - it might still be upright, but it's listing. NBC Boston also reports the cars derailed when two separate trains collided.

By adamg - 3/18/19 - 12:09 pm

Transit Police report arresting eight alleged knuckleheads on St. Patrick's Day, all from out of town. Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/19 - 5:29 pm

Good thing South Station has a couple of places to get a beer.

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