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South Station Expansion: Online Questionnaire Available Posted on Sep 18

South Station Expansion: Online Questionnaire Available

MassDOT’s South Station Expansion Team supports Car-Free Week and is working to make car-free travel easier every week by planning a major expansion of Boston South Station.  The planned expansion will include more tracks for more trains; larger platforms and waiting areas for passengers; and   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion: Online Questionnaire Available

Visit South Station Expansion Team August 21-22 Posted on Aug 19

Visit South Station Expansion Team August 21-22

South Station always bustles with crowds of travelers, and the popular new Cape Flyer train has brought additional energy to the Grand Concourse this summer.  Thousands of riders have had their weekend journeys to and from Cape Cod eased by riding the rails, instead of   …Continue Reading Visit South Station Expansion Team August 21-22

When the Sox Arrived at South Station Posted on Jul 19

When the Sox Arrived at South Station

When a Major League Baseball team travels by train today — say, a short Amtrak trip from Philadelphia to Washington or a longer ride from Boston to New York — the novelty makes headlines. Players sometimes even don vintage hats in homage to a bygone   …Continue Reading When the Sox Arrived at South Station

South Station: Summer Destination Gateway Posted on Jul 5

South Station: Summer Destination Gateway

Posted by Kate Fichter, South Station Expansion Project Manager As we think about the future potential of Boston South Station, we can also take the time to celebrate that summer has finally arrived in Boston and that South Station provides a gateway to many seasonal   …Continue Reading South Station: Summer Destination Gateway

Inspiring Railway Stations of the World Posted on Jul 1

Inspiring Railway Stations of the World

By Kate Fichter,  South Station Expansion Project Manager As MassDOT prepares Boston South Station for expansion, we invite you to consider other landmark railway stations from around the world.  The South Station Expansion website now features a slideshow of images of some of the greatest   …Continue Reading Inspiring Railway Stations of the World

South Station: Looking to the Past and the Future Posted on Jun 10

South Station: Looking to the Past and the Future

Posted by Kate Fichter, South Station Expansion Project Manager Over the last six weeks, MassDOT staff have been analyzing public comments received on the Environmental Notification Form for the expansion of Boston South Station.  Responses to those comments, as well as detailed technical information, will   …Continue Reading South Station: Looking to the Past and the Future

South Station Expansion Environmental Review Advances Posted on May 3

South Station Expansion Environmental Review Advances

Posted by Kate Fichter, South Station Expansion Project Manager Many thanks to everyone who reviewed and commented upon the Environmental Notification Form (ENF) for the South Station Expansion project. The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs received 32 comment letters on the ENF, and   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion Environmental Review Advances

South Station Expansion Comments, Survey Posted on Apr 4

South Station Expansion Comments, Survey

Posted by Kate Fichter, South Station Expansion Project Manager Many thanks to everyone who attended Monday’s Public Scoping Session for the South Station Expansion project. We were pleased that so many people joined us for the Session, and are grateful for the thoughtful comments.  They   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion Comments, Survey

South Station: Please Review the ENF Posted on Mar 28

South Station: Please Review the ENF

By Kate Fichter, Project Manager In my last blog post, I described the need to file an Environmental Notification Form (ENF) to kick off the planning and environmental review process for the South Station Expansion project.  I am happy to announce that the ENF has   …Continue Reading South Station: Please Review the ENF

South Station Expansion: Environmental Review Posted on Mar 22

South Station Expansion: Environmental Review

MassDOT has reached a major milestone in the South Station Expansion Project, filing an Environmental Notification Form (ENF) with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office. The MEPA office has scheduled a public session to gather comments on the document: Monday, April 1, 4:00-6:00 p.m.,   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion: Environmental Review