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Comment Period Open for State Environmental Review of Proposed College Ave Green Line Station

A plan to make the College Avenue Green Line station a multi-use building with space for the public and Tufts University is under state environmental review, according to information released by MassDOT. The station plan, unveiled to the public at a June 15 press conference, includes public meeting space, commercial space, educational space, neighborhood walkways, […]

Section of Harvard Street to be Closed for Green Line Construction in July

Starting Wednesday, July 1 at 8:00 AM Harvard Street will be reduced to single lane traffic between Main Street and Boston Avenue for Green Line extension construction. Only westbound traffic heading toward Boston Avenue will get through while eastbound traffic will be detoured along Boston Avenue. The detour plan has been posted on the Green […]

College Ave Green Line Station Meeting June 25th

Photo by Alexander Svirsky, MassRoads.com. MassDOT and the MBTA are hosting two public meetings in June to provide an update on the design of two of the planned stations for the Green Line Extension (GLX) project, according to information recently released by the state. On June 25 a public meeting about the College Avenue Station […]

Cummings Foundation Supports New Academic Building for Tufts

Tufts University today announced plans for a new academic building to be constructed at the MBTA’s GLX College Avenue station in Medford with generous support from William and Joyce Cummings through Cummings Foundation, Inc. The building will support Tufts’ mission of teaching and research. Bill Cummings, founder of Cummings Properties and co-founder of Cummings Foundation, […]

College Ave Green Line Station Meeting June 25th

Photo by Alexander Svirsky, MassRoads.com. MassDOT and the MBTA are hosting two public meetings in June to provide an update on the design of two of the planned stations for the Green Line Extension (GLX) project, according to information recently released by the state. On June 25 a public meeting about the College Avenue Station […]

Harvard Street to be Closed Briefly for Green Line Construction Work May 16 & 17

The section of Harvard Street between Main Street and Boston Avenue will be closed for a brief period this weekend due to Green Line extension-related construction. Crews will be rebuilding the Harvard Street Rail Bridge. According to a notice released by the state’s Green Line Extension team, Harvard Street will be closed beginning at 4AM […]

Green Line Extension Meeting May 14th

Photo by Alexander Svirsky, MassRoads.com. – Allison Goldsberry MassDOT and the MBTA are hosting two public meetings in May to provide an update on the design of four stations of the Green Line Extension (GLX) project, according to information recently released by the state. On May 14 a public meeting about the Ball Square and […]

Green Line Extension Meeting May 14th

Photo by Alexander Svirsky, MassRoads.com. – Allison Goldsberry MassDOT and the MBTA are hosting two public meetings in May to provide an update on the design of four stations of the Green Line Extension (GLX) project, according to information recently released by the state. On May 14 a public meeting about the Ball Square and […]

Feds Commit Nearly $1 Billion to Green Line Extension

Photo by Alexander Svirsky, MassRoads.com. The following report was released Monday by MassDOT following an event with federal and state officials at Somerville High School on Monday afternoon announcing nearly $1 billion in federal funds to bring the Green Line to Somerville and Medford: “The Green Line Extension (GLX) will provide faster and more efficient […]

Green Line Announcement Planned for Monday

Updated 6:30PM Sunday, January 5, 2015 On Monday high-ranking state and federal officials will gather to make a funding announcement about the Green Line extension project, according to a MassDOT email and information from state officials. The event is being held to formally announce $1 billion in federal funding for the project. Massachusetts Governor Deval […]