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MBTA: Board Approves New Green Line Cars and Buses Posted on May 15

MBTA: Board Approves New Green Line Cars and Buses

The MassDOT Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve the purchase of 40 new buses and to award a contract to build 24 new Green Line cars. The procurement of 40 new diesel-electric hybrid buses will allow the MBTA to retire buses purchased in 1994   …Continue Reading MBTA: Board Approves New Green Line Cars and Buses

Green Line Extension: Community Path Meeting Posted on May 1

Green Line Extension: Community Path Meeting

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project Team in May will hold a public meeting to review the latest design plans for the Community Path. The public meeting on Wednesday, May 14 will be held at the Holiday Inn in Somerville, 30 Washington Street, from 6:00   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Community Path Meeting

Green Line Extension: Community Path Funding Posted on Apr 30

Green Line Extension: Community Path Funding

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey today announced funding for a multi-modal Community Path to be built along the Green Line Extension (GLX) in Somerville and Cambridge. The 1.9 mile path will connect four GLX Stations: Lowell Street, Gilman Square, Washington Street and the   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Community Path Funding

Green Line Extension: Medford Detour Posted on Apr 21

Green Line Extension: Medford Detour

The Green Line Extension team would like to inform you of upcoming Phase 1 project work on Harvard Street in Medford. On the weekend of April 26th, it will be necessary for the GLX Phase 1 Contractor, Barletta Heavy Division, Inc., to close Harvard Street   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Medford Detour

Green Line Extension Funds in Presidential Budget Posted on Mar 5

Green Line Extension Funds in Presidential Budget

President Obama in his budget released this week recommended federal funding to support the Green Line Extension, marking a significant milestone for a project that will bring thousands of new jobs to the region and create new economic opportunity. The President’s proposal includes $100 million   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Funds in Presidential Budget

Green Line Extension Work: Medford Posted on Feb 26

Green Line Extension Work: Medford

MassDOT’s Green Line Extension project continues to move forward with work beginning next week on Winchester Street in Medford. On Monday, March 3rd, project Phase 1 Contractor, Barletta Heavy Division, Inc., will begin the reconstruction of the sewer laterals on Winchester Street and the new   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Work: Medford

Green Line Extension Art Project Draws Interest Posted on Feb 17

Green Line Extension Art Project Draws Interest

The MBTA is committed to integrating art into the final design of the new stations being built for the Green the Line Extension project (GLX), and local artists clearly are eager to lend their talents. About 60 artists attended a prequalification/information session on February 6   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Art Project Draws Interest

Medford Green Line Extension Public Meeting: February 24 Posted on Feb 10

Medford Green Line Extension Public Meeting: February 24

The Green Line Extension Project neighborhood public meeting to provide details about noise and retaining walls in Medford from Broadway to Winthrop Street including College Avenue Station that was cancelled last week due to the weather has been rescheduled as follows: Monday, February 24, 6:00-8:00pm, St. Clement School, 579   …Continue Reading Medford Green Line Extension Public Meeting: February 24

MassDOT Continues Capital Investment, weMove Mass Meetings Posted on Feb 7

MassDOT Continues Capital Investment, weMove Mass Meetings

MassDOT will continue a series of public meetings on two recently released transportation planning documents for public review: a Long-Range Transportation Plan, “weMove Massachusetts (WMM): Planning for Performance,” and the first draft of its five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for FY2014-FY2018. The $12.4 billion CIP   …Continue Reading MassDOT Continues Capital Investment, weMove Mass Meetings

Green Line Extension Meetings Set This Week Posted on Feb 3

Green Line Extension Meetings Set This Week

On Tuesday, February 4, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM the Green Line Extension (GLX) is hosting a neighborhood public meeting to provide details about noise and retaining walls in Cambridge in the Glass Factory Condominiums Area (includes Lechmere Station). The meeting will take place at   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Meetings Set This Week