Tag: public comment

Public Comment for Transportation Improvement Plan

The Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) is a document designed to guide the Commonwealth’s long-term infrastructure planning. It’s not exactly scintillating reading and most people have probably never heard of it, but it’s an important step in any transportation project becoming a reality. The Metropolitan Planning Organization has released a proposed draft for Amendment Four to the…

Community Meetings in Somerville Tonight

In addition to tonight’s meeting regarding ethanol transporation, residents of East Somerville may wish to attend a community discussion regarding a possible new residential development. The proposed development would create a five-storey, 120-unit apartment complex on the site of the current Stop ‘n Shop at intersection of Cross St. East and Mystic Ave. The meeting…

Tonight: Public Meeting on Ethanol Traveling Through Our Communities

MassDOT is undertaking a study of the feasibility of transporting ethanol by rail through several Greater Boston communities, including Somerville and Cambridge. The next public meeting is scheduled for tonight, March 11, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Argenziano School in Somerville (290 Washington St.). I encourage you to attend tonight’s public meeting to share your perspective and…