Post Content

 

Posted by Kate Fichter, Green Line Extension Project Manager

Green Line Extension Experts Visit, May 24, 2010 National experts in real estate acquisition and relocation recently visited with the Green Line Extension project team in support of the MassDOT/MBTA application for federal New Starts funding.  As part of the development of the  Green Line Extension, the MBTA will purchase certain pieces of private property in Somerville and Medford to create space for the new Green Line tracks.  In cases of commercial acquisition, the MBTA will work with property owners to relocate their businesses.  The Federal Transit Administration is providing MassDOT and the MBTA with technical assistance on a wide range of project-related issues, including property issues.  MassDOT and MBTA staff members provided a tour of the project corridor to representatives of Spitzer & Associates, an Austin-based firm specializing in real estate acquisition and relocation.  The visit was an important step in the development of the New Starts applications for the Green Line Extension project.

Visit Green Line Extension on the web to learn more, and read my blog posts on MassDOT's blog for the latest news and updates on the Green Line Extension. 

Written By:

Recent Posts

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Project Public Meeting Set posted on Sep 22

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Project Public Meeting Set

The MBTA on Wednesday, October 5, will present design details, project benefits, bid date/process, construction phasing and construction schedule of its Blue Hill Avenue Station project. A public meeting has been scheduled as follows: Wednesday, October 5, 6:00 PM, Mattapan Branch Library, 1350 Blue Hill   …Continue Reading MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Project Public Meeting Set

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set posted on Sep 22

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set

Please join the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for a Public Information Meeting on the Arsenal Street Corridor Study as follows: Tuesday, October 4, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Watertown Middle School, Auditorium & Cafeteria, 68 Waverly Avenue, Watertown MassDOT is studying the Arsenal Street Corridor in   …Continue Reading Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Program Grants posted on Sep 21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Program Grants

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin, and members of the Legislature today announced grant funding from the Complete Streets Program to 11 participating municipalities.  A ceremony was held at the Massachusetts State House to distribute funding for   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Program Grants