Posted by Kate Fichter, Green Line Extension Project Manager
Green Line Extension Friends –
As we noted last week, the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Green Line Extension project is now available on the project website. You can view a copy of the document here. The FEIR is also available at area libraries, City Clerks’ Offices, and by request to Regan Checchio at 617-357-5772 and email@example.com.
We also want to remind you that a public meeting on the FEIR will be held on Wednesday, June 30th at 6 PM at the Somerville High School Auditorium (81 Highland Avenue, Somerville). The meeting will provide an opportunity for members of the public, agency representatives, and other project stakeholders to learn about changes to the project and ask questions.
The comment period for the document will be for 30 days; all comments will be due to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office by July 23, 2010. Please visit the project website for information on how to comment to the MEPA Office.
Finally, we want to provide an update on the field work scheduled for the next two weeks:
Weeks ending 6/25/10 and 7/2/10:
Within the MBTA Fitchburg Commuter Rail right-of-way near Medford Street in Somerville.
Within the MBTA Lowell Commuter Rail right-of-way from Medford Street to Lowell Street in Somerville.
Boring typically occurs between 7:00 AM and 3:30 PM on weekdays.
More information about the Green Line Extension project, including information about upcoming public meetings, can be found on the web. If you have questions, please contact Kate Fichter, Project Manager for the Green Line Extension, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your interest and participation.
Comprehensive New England Regional Transportation Maps posted on Feb 27
MassDOT today announced release of the first ever comprehensive New England Regional Transportation Maps. These maps show all privately operated rail, bus, and ferry service across New England and connecting services to New York State. MassDOT’s Rail & Transit Division developed the maps in coordination …Continue Reading Comprehensive New England Regional Transportation Maps
Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting: March 9 posted on Feb 27
A second construction update Public Information Meeting for the Casey Arborway Project has been scheduled as follows: Monday, March 9, 7:00-9:00 PM, Boston English High School Auditorium, 144 McBride Street, Jamaica Plain The purpose of this meeting will be to provide the Jamaica Plain community …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting: March 9
MassDOT Board Names DePaola Interim MBTA General Manager posted on Feb 25
The MassDOT Board of Directors voted unanimously to make Frank DePaola, currently serving as Highway Administrator and MassDOT’s Chief Operating Officer, Interim General Manager of the MBTA. MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack also announced today that Thomas Tinlin, MassDOT’s Chief of Highway Operations and Maintenance, will …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Names DePaola Interim MBTA General Manager