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Green Line Extension Station Design Meetings Posted on Jun 3

Green Line Extension Station Design Meetings

MassDOT and the MBTA are hosting five public meetings in June beginning tonight to provide an update on specific station designs for the Green Line Extension Project. Please join us at these meetings to learn about ongoing design work and find out the next steps   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Station Design Meetings

Green Line Extension Construction, Public Meeting Posted on May 6

Green Line Extension Construction, Public Meeting

The Green Line Extension Project Phase I work is underway, including utility work and excavation support work, left, northeast of Harvard Street Bridge in Medford. The Green Line Extension Project Design Working Group is holding a Public Open House: Thursday, May 9, 5:00pm – 7:00pm,   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Construction, Public Meeting

Secretary Davey: The Time to Act Decisively is Now Posted on Jan 22

Secretary Davey: The Time to Act Decisively is Now

Posted by Richard A. Davey, MassDOT Secretary & Chief Executive Officer The Pioneer Institute’s Jim Stergios has one fundamental point exactly right in his opinion article, “Lots of Art, Little Science in Transportation Plan.”  In his words: “let’s be clear that we do need new   …Continue Reading Secretary Davey: The Time to Act Decisively is Now

MassDOT Releases 21st Century Transportation Plan Posted on Jan 14

MassDOT Releases 21st Century Transportation Plan

The MassDOT Board and Transportation Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey today announced a plan for the next generation of transportation investment in the Commonwealth: The Way Forward: A 21st Century Transportation Plan. The long-term financing plan shows that the state needs $684 million to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Releases 21st Century Transportation Plan

Green Line Extension Phase 1 Construction Begins Posted on Dec 11

Green Line Extension Phase 1 Construction Begins

Governor Deval Patrick today celebrated the start of phase one of construction to extend the MBTA’s Green Line into the cities of Medford and Somerville. “Today, we’re here to reaffirm our commitment to seeing this project get under way,” said Governor Patrick. “For the residents   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Phase 1 Construction Begins

Green Line Extension Meeting: November 15 Posted on Nov 5

Green Line Extension Meeting: November 15

The Green Line Extension Project Team has scheduled a Design Working Group meeting as follows: Thursday, November 15, 6:00-8:00pm, 51 Winthrop Street, Medford The meeting will introduce the new preliminary engineering and final design team, as well update the committee on progress on the FTA   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Meeting: November 15

Green Line Extension: Environmental Approval Posted on Jul 13

Green Line Extension: Environmental Approval

MassDOT and the MBTA this week received full federal environmental approval for the Green Line Extension project, a major milestone for the project.  The Federal Transit Administration released a Finding of No Significant Impact for the project, reaffirming its myriad environmental, mobility, economic development, and   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Environmental Approval

Green Line Extension Update Posted on Jun 28

Green Line Extension Update

Potential interim offset mitigation measures to compensate for delays in implementing the Green Line Extension project have now been posted to the Green Line Extension website under 'Hot Documents' at http://www.greenlineextension.org/documents.html. Such measures are required by 310 CMR 7.36: Transit System Improvements, which governs the   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Update

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set Posted on May 10

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set

The Green Line Extension Project Team will hold a public meeting to review the latest design plans for retaining walls and noise walls along the corridor. The construction of the Green Line will require the widening of the existing rail corridor which will include the   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Posted on Mar 7

Green Line Extension Public Meeting

The Green Line Extension Project Team will hold a public meeting to review the latest design plan for Ball Square & College Avenue Stations. The meeting will be held at the following time and location: Wednesday, March 21, 6:00-8:00 PM, Medford City Hall, City Council   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting