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By adamg - 11/13/20 - 4:45 pm

The Albany Times-Union takes note of the latest Massachusetts effort to consider extending the Worcester Line to Springfield and maybe even Pittsfield and asks that as long as we're going to the bother, could we push the line a bit further and hook them up? Read more.

By adamg - 11/13/20 - 3:55 pm

With a grant from the Boston Foundation, the MBTA says it will provide CharlieCards to several Boston community health centers in neighborhoods where residents might otherwise have trouble getting one of the fare cards. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/20 - 9:24 am

Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester man - already wanted on an assault-and-battery charge - with beating a T bus driver in Quincy yesterday after the driver asked him to mask up. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/20 - 9:36 pm
Pressley speaks at Heath Street

With trolley behind her, Pressley says transit justice is racial justice.

Elected officials gathered at the Green Line terminus at Heath Street today to demand the MBTA rescind its plan announced this week to end the E Line at Brigham Circle. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/20 - 10:53 pm

Yes, it's come to this: Around 9 p.m., the MBTA reported delays of up to 15 minutes on the Braintree branch of the Red Line so that workers could remove a shopping car from the tracks at North Quincy.

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By adamg - 11/9/20 - 1:20 pm

Karyn Regal at WBZ Newsradio breaks it down: Less subway service, commuter rail stops at 9 on weekdays and doesn't run at all on weekends, no more ferry service and the T might finally make good on its long-standing desire to just kill the E Line altogether past Brigham Circle. Read more.

By adamg - 11/6/20 - 8:49 am

The MBTA announced today that anybody over the age of 5 caught not wearing a mask in its stations or on its trains and buses is looking at a $300 fine starting right this second. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 1:43 pm
Bennett

Transit Police report arresting a Lynn man on charges he tried to carve somebody up with a knife at the Harvard Square T stop around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/30/20 - 8:47 am

"Oh, rats!" Coach Bolster was no doubt thinking at DTX this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/20 - 1:59 pm

Transit Police report arresting a man witnesses was standing on an outbound Orange Line train and masturbating right in front of two seated women as the train approached Stony Brook around 10 a.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/20 - 12:02 pm

The MBTA said today it's reopening the CharlieCard store at Downtown Crossing on Tuesday, several months after it was shut due to Covid-19 concerns. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/20 - 11:07 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld an award of more than $850,000 for an MBTA supervisor forced into retirement as the culmination of a ten-year grudge by a Green Line track worker who worked his way up the ranks after the supervisor reported him for filing for overtime pay for work he didn't do. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/20 - 9:22 am

The Globe shows how delays were already mounting for the new cars even before March.

By adamg - 10/17/20 - 10:36 am
Downtown Crossing emergency response

Emergency response at Downtown Crossing. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports emergency crews responded to Downtown Crossing around 2 a.m. after a man was found on one of the third rails on the Orange Line. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

By adamg - 10/14/20 - 11:32 am

Transit Police report arresting a Medford man they say stared at a woman on a Green Line platform on Park Street, followed her onto a trolley, sat across from her and then "exposed his genitals and committed a lewd act." Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/20 - 4:32 pm
Open emergency exit on Boylston Street

Greg spotted one of them at least partially open, in front of the CVS in Copley Square. The T said it would send somebody over to close it.

By adamg - 10/7/20 - 4:31 pm
Tagged Red Line

Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko spotted one of the new Red Line cars all tagged up today in the Cabot Yard in South Boston - before the T could even finish applying red paint to the bottom third of the car's side.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 9:20 am

CommonWealth Magazine reports on MBTA planning for service in an era when ridership remains way down due to Covid-19. Bus routes serving low-income communities, where demand has not collapsed, might be protected from cuts.

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