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Green Line Extension Public Meeting on July 31

The City of Somerville and the MBTA are hosting a Green Line Extension (GLX) public meeting regarding the Medford Street Bridge Construction on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6 PM. It will be held at the Public Safety Building (220 Washington Street) in Somerville. GLX construction is underway and will involve periodic traffic impacts near … Continue reading »

Green Line Extension Public Hearing – July 10th

The MBTA will hold a public hearing to review an Equivalent Facilitation Request by the Green Line Extension (GLX) on Thursday, July 10, 2014. The hearing will be held at the Dr. Albert F. Argenziano School at Lincoln Park, 290 Washington Street, Somerville, MA from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm in the cafeteria. The Equivalent Facilitation Request … Continue reading »

Green Line Extension Seeks Public Art for New Stations

The first three stations on the new Green Line Extension—Lechmere, Union Square, and Washington St.—are approaching the 60% design threshold, and now, MassDOT is looking for local artists to help make these stations beautiful. Artists are encouraged to submit their designs for public art at the new Green Line stations, and everyone who’s interested should … Continue reading »

Buses Only on Longfellow Bridge This Weekend

Temperatures are expected to rise this weekend as the polar vortex remembers why it’s called a “polar” vortex in the first place. That’s good news for the folks working on the Longfellow Bridge, because they’ll be working hard this weekend during one of the project’s planned service diversions. As with previous weekend diversions, the only … Continue reading »

Green Line Extension Small Business Event Tomorrow

The Green Line Extension is an enormous project, and the work will include everything from demolition to electrical, plumbing to roofing, concrete, steel, glass, track, HVAC and more. The MBTA has pledged to work with locally owned small businesses and DBEs for the Green Line Extension, and tomorrow, local business owners can meet face-to-face with … Continue reading »

The New and Improved #1 Bus

We expect a certain level of excellence with anything designated “#1,” and our bus routes are no exception. When its functioning properly, a good bus system can save time, money, and our environment. But the MBTA’s #1 bus, which runs from Harvard Square down to Dudley Station in Roxbury, carries more than 1,200 people every … Continue reading »