MassDOT and the MBTA have scheduled a series of public meetings on the Green Line Extension project in order to receive public ideas and input. The public meetings are scheduled as follows:
Wednesday, March 2nd, 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House. 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A, Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Avenue – Somerville
Wednesday, March 23rd, 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House. 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A, Tufts University, 51 Winthrop Street – Medford
Wednesday, April 13th, 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House. 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A, Argenziano School, 290 Washington Street – Somerville
Wednesday, April 27th, 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House. 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A, St. Anthony’s Parish Hall, 400 Cardinal Medeiros Avenue – Cambridge
Thursday, May 5th, 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House. 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A, St. Clement’s Parish Hall, 579 Boston Avenue – Medford
MassDOT and the MBTA are currently working through a re-evaluation of the Green Line Extension project, focusing on four key areas:
(1) project management; (2) redesign; (3) re-procurement; and (4) the development of a reliable cost estimate and schedule.
This re-evaluation has been prompted by significant cost overruns on the project, and is expected to be complete and submitted to the MassDOT Board of Directors and the MBTA Fiscal & Management Control Board in May.
MBTA: Weekend Commuter Boat Service Returns May 28 posted on May 26
MassDOT weekend commuter boat service will be provided for the third year between Hingham, Hull, Georges Island, Grape Island and Boston. The service begins Memorial Day weekend and will continue through the Labor Day weekend. “Commuter ferry service on the weekends during the two previous …Continue Reading MBTA: Weekend Commuter Boat Service Returns May 28
Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting posted on May 26
MassDOT has scheduled a community meeting for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project as follows: Thursday, June 2, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (CGS 129), Boston University, 871 Commonwealth Avenue. The Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project will replace the existing superstructure …Continue Reading Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting
Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel posted on May 24
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead and travel safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The heaviest traffic is observed during Thursday, Friday, and Monday afternoons and early evenings. Drivers are encouraged to make travel plans accordingly and if possible avoid peak traffic volumes between …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel