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Fichter, Kate
Posted by Kate Fichter, Green Line Extension Project Manager

The next public meeting in support of the MAPC/MassDOT Green Line Extension Community Visioning Process will be on June 23, 2011 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm at 51 Winthrop Street in Medford.

During this fourth meeting, participants will be able to create a series of potential future land use scenarios — with an evaluation of the positive benefits and negative impacts of each scenario — for the Mystic Valley Parkway area. This work will help to inform MAPC's future recommendations about the Mystic Valley Parkway area to MassDOT and the cities of Medford and Somerville. Please RSVP to the meeting through the MAPC website. It is important to know the number of participants expected to attend the meeting so that the right number of resources can be made available.

The meeting location is accessible by MBTA bus service. See www.mbta.com for more information.

In addition, the Green Line Extension Station Design Workshops are ongoing. Thank you again to everyone who has participated so far.  The Workshops are an excellent way for the Green Line Extension team to hear directly from the public.  Please continue to participate in the upcoming Workshops:

June 22nd from 6PM – 8PM: Union Square Station
Cummings Elementary School, 42 Prescott Street, Somerville

June 23rd from 6PM – 8PM: Washington Street Station
Holiday Inn, 30 Washington Street, Somerville

June 29th from 6PM – 8PM: Lechmere Station
Kennedy/Longfellow School, 158 Spring Street, Cambridge

All Workshop locations are accessible by MBTA bus service. For language or access accommodations, please contact Beverley Johnson at (617) 296-7003 or bjohnson@bevcoassociates.comcastbiz.net.  If you have any questions on the Green Line Extension project, you can email Kate Fichter at katherine.fichter@state.ma.us.

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