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 for this important project! The meetings and station designs being discussed are as follows:
Ball Square Station- Monday, June 3, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, St. Clement School, 579 Boston Avenue, Medford.
This meeting will feature a presentation by the MBTA on the Ball Square station and the City of Somerville will present on their planning efforts around the Ball Square area.
Washington and Union Square Stations- Tuesday, June 11, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Holiday Inn, 30 Washington Street, Somerville. This meeting will feature a presentation by the MBTA on the Washington and Union Square stations.
Gilman and Lowell Stations- Tuesday, June 4, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Center for the Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Avenue, Somerville. This meeting will feature a presentation by the MBTA on the Gilman and Lowell stations.
Lechmere Station- Tuesday, June 18, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, 41 Second Street, East Cambridge. This meeting will feature presentations by the MBTA and HYM/NorthPoint on the relocated Lechmere station.
College Avenue Station- Thursday, June 20, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, St. Clement School, 579 Boston Avenue, Medford. This meeting will feature a presentation by the MBTA on the College Avenue station
More information can be found at the project website: www.mass.gov/greenlineextension.
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