MassDOT will host a public hearing at Somerville High School on Wednesday, November 18, to collect public comments on the Green Line Extension Project. MassDOT filed a Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment on the extension of the Green Line to Somerville and Medford. Members of the public, agency representatives and other stakeholders are invited to attend the hearing and make comments on the report. Details:
When: Wednesday, November 18, 6 pm start
Where: 81 Highland Avenue, Somerville Auditorium
This long-envisioned transit project will extend existing service from relocated Lechmere Station through the communities of Cambridge, Somerville, and Medford, with an extension of the main line to Medford Hillside and an adjunct line to Union Square.
View the draft environmental report and learn more here.
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South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward posted on Nov 24
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I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced posted on Nov 20
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