A community meeting open to the public will be held in Mattapan regarding the plans using federal stimulus funds to transform MBTA Route 28 service from Mattapan Square to Ruggles Station via Blue Hill Avenue and Warren Street. The new service will include dedicated bus lanes, 60-foot clean-running buses, new stations, and traffic features designed to speed service and improve reliability.
Details about the meeting:
When: Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 6pm-8pm
Where: Mattapan Public Library, 1350 Blue Hill Avenue
Planners from the Executive Office of Transportation and the MBTA will present ideas and answer questions from the public. Learn more about this project.
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