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Help Save Our Green Line Extension!

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Attend This Important Meeting on Monday, May 9 Public Comments will be taken at 1:00 PM At this critical meeting of the MassDOT and MBTA Boards will consider recommendations for GLX and the integrated Community Path (CPX) cost reductions, budget … Continue reading

Green Line Extension Public Meetings

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In order to seek public ideas and input on the re-evaluation, MassDOT and the MBTA will be holding the following public meetings over the next two months: Wednesday, March 2nd 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A Arts at the … Continue reading

Important Green Line Updates at Public Meeting

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The Green Line Extension Working Group met this past Friday, February 5, for the first time in a long time, getting updates from the head of the MBTA and the interim project manager of the GLX. Despite the snow, about … Continue reading

The Latest on the Green Line Extension

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On December 14, the MassDOT Board and the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board unanimously passed a joint resolution stating their position on the Green Line Extension. Basically, they said the project as currently procured and designed is neither affordable … Continue reading

$1 Billion for the Green Line Extension

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The Federal Transit Administration announced it will provide nearly $1 billion in New Starts funding for the Green Line Extension. Service to Union Square, Washington Street is anticipated by the end of 2017 and now Gilman Square, Lowell Street, Ball Square … Continue reading

Feds Pledge $1B for Greenline Extension

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From the Boston Globe: The federal government Tuesday formally pledged to provide nearly $1 billion to finance 43 percent of the proposed expansion of the Green Line from Cambridge into Somerville and Medford. Beverly A. Scott, general manager of the … Continue reading