The MBTA reported "moderate" delays after a train up and exhaled no more at South Station around 6 p.m. - on top of ongoing signal issues at Park Street. Shortly after 7 p.m., Meredith Kay reported: Read more.
What do you call a Silver Line tunnel with a dead bus in it? A mess. The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the SL1 and SL2 due to a bus that died between Courthouse and South Station.
UPDATE: The delays were increased to the dreaded "severe" and the T is now running the buses on the street.
Tom Griffiths realized tonight that, in the right light at night, the eagle atop South Station kind of looks more like an eagle sitting atop a pirate's head.
A Red Line train that pulled into South Station refused to leave and now there are "minor" delays on the line, the MBTA announces.
The Globe reports Millennium Partners is beginning to talk up a $100-million proposal for a tramway from South Station to the Seaport.
Harvard Kennedy School researchers tried to figure out the cost of a North-South rail link, find it would be between roughly $3.8 billion for a single-tunnel, two-track layout and $5.9 billion for a higher-capacity system with two tunnels and four tracks. Read more.
Transit Police report they are looking for this guy after he allegedly aimed his phone camera up the skirts of women in the Red Line lobby at South Station on Monday.
If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or text an anonymous tip to 873873.
David Perry reports that South Station Meltdown, Take 2, is due to a problem in Tower 1, an Amtrak shed just outside South Station that handles switching trains onto the right tracks at the station. It's the second evening rush hour in a row that South Station commuters have found themselves with extra time to get a drink or three.
The MBTA reports it's moved the carcass off the tracks, so the Red Line delays have dropped from "moderate" to "minor," at least.
UPDATE: Both woman and violin found, Transit Police report.
Transit Police report that when the owner of a $40,000 violin accidentally left it behind at South Station on June 10, a woman picked up the case and walked out of the station. They've yet to find her or the violin, so have turned to the public for help to reunite the violin with its owner. Read more.