Tagged with Lechmere

New Lechmere Station Design Progressing, Concerns Linger About McGrath Crossing, Bus Routes

On the evening of Wednesday, December 14th, residents, activists, representatives from NorthPoint developer HYM, and architects and planners from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation gathered at the Kennedy-Longfellow school to discuss the latest changes and developments in the design of the new Lechmere Station. From the changes that have been made as the station design … Continue reading »

Tomorrow: Mock Green Line Extension Groundbreaking

Somerville High School – map A mock groundbreaking and demonstration will be held tomorrow at 6 p.m. at the Somerville High School before the Green Line Extension public meeting that is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. The goal of the mock groundbreaking is to protest the recently announced delays in the target completion date for the … Continue reading »

Key Green Line Extension Deal Reached

Somerville/Cambridge – Map There have been some important new developments this month in the path to constructing the Green Line Extension. Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation approved a landmark deal between the MBTA and Pan Am Railways that sets the stage for the construction of the Green Line Extension. This agreement brings … Continue reading »

Green Line Environmental Impact Report Comments

This past Thursday I submitted my letter with official comments regarding the Green Line Extension Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment (DEIR/EA) to Secretary Ian Bowles of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Over the course of this public comment period, I have heard from hundreds of constituents in the 26th Middlesex District. I … Continue reading »