Archive for the ‘Green Line Extension’ Category

I was very concerned to learn last night that MassDOT plans to cancel its final public meeting on the Green Line Extension design review, which was originally planned for the evening of May 5th. Given the importance of this project to the Somerville, Cambridge, and Medford communities, I oppose this decision, which will eliminate a […]

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the MBTA Fiscal Management Control Board are holding a joint meeting next Wednesday, March 16th at 11:30am at the State Transportation Building on Stuart Street in Boston. This meeting gives Somerville and Cambridge residents another opportunity to show Governor Baker and MassDOT how important the Green Line Extension […]

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced a series of public meetings to discuss potential cost-saving measures proposed for the Green Line Extension. Right now, we are arguably at the most critical point in the project’s history as transportation officials, hired consultants, and the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board weigh what changes to make […]

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The Somerville Community Corporation and the City of Cambridge’s Office of Workforce Development are co-hosting a recruitment event in Somerville for the  MassWIN GLX Workforce Development Program tonight at VNA Somerville (259 Lowell Street) at 7pm. The program, also known as the Building Pathways program, is a pilot project that intends to recruit community members […]

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The Green Line Extension Project (GLX) team wanted to inform you of overnight work scheduled to start tonight at midnight and last through 7AM Thursday morning (June 4).  The GLX contractor, White Skanska Kiewit (WSK), will be performing work at School Street Bridge in Somerville in conjunction with the School Street Bridge work & lane […]

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Today I joined dozens of legislators from around Massachusetts in riding the T to work as a part of “Gov on the T,” a project focused on raising awareness about the problems facing our public transit system. Many of my constituents have called or written me in recent months to express their profound frustration with […]

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As part of the Green Line Extension (GLX) project, it will be necessary for the GLX contractor, White Skanska Kiewit, to close the eastbound travel/bike lane and west side sidewalk between School Street and Walnut Street to vehicular, bike, and pedestrian traffic for the purposes of erecting a temporary utility bridge. Residents will be able […]

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I was thrilled to join U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Governor Deval Patrick, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Congressman Michael Capuano, MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott, and several of my colleagues from the legislature yesterday in celebration of a $996 million federal grant agreement to extend the MBTA Green Line light rail service from East Cambridge […]

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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 […]

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The Green Line Extension (GLX) project is seeking public art submissions for the second phase of the GLX Integrated Art program. Artist selection will be made for four stations (Gilman, Lowell, Ball Square, and College Avenue) and may include elements that will be common to all stations. Commissioned by the MBTA and the Somerville, Medford, […]

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