The Executive Office of Transportation will hold two public meetings in March to provide an update on the Green Line Extension project and seek public feedback.
The meetings will include an Open House from 5:30-6:30pm, where project team members will be available to answer questions. The meeting presentation will begin at 6:30pm, followed by a public question and comment period. Dates, times, and locations:
Monday, March 9, 5:30pm Open House, 6:30 Presentation
Brooks Elementary School
388 High Street, Medford
Wednesday, March 11, 5:30pm Open House, 6:30 Presentation
Somerville High School
81 Highland Avenue, Somerville
This long-envisioned transit project will extend existing service from relocated Lechmere Station through the municipalities of Cambridge, Somerville, and Medford, with an extension of the main line to Mystic Valley Parkway/Route 16 and an adjunct line to Union Square. Additional project information is available at the project website.
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