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Revenue Committee Votes in Favor of “Fair Share Tax”

The Joint Committee on Revenue voted 12-4 in favor of the “Fair Share Tax” amendment during an Executive Session yesterday. This was the next in a series of steps necessary before the initiative can appear on the 2018 ballot – … Continue reading

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Progress Continues on Grand Junction Path

Exciting times are ahead for the Grand Junction Multiuse Path.  Last month the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority (CRA) announced that they would start construction this year on the first section of the path. When the shovel hits the ground, it will … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Governor Patrick Leads Green Line Extension Construction Kickoff

The first phase of construction on the Green Line Extension is officially underway, bringing with it a promise of light rail service to and from a new Union Square station by 2017. Speaking at the event, Governor Patrick and Congressman … Continue reading

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Lechmere Station / Green Line Extension Community Meeting

Wednesday May 20th 20096 – 8 PMKennedy-Longfellow School Auditorium158 Spring Street Cambridge The Executive Office of Transportation, the City of Cambridge and City Councilor and State Representative Tim Toomey are sponsoring a community meeting to discuss the relocation of Lechmere … Continue reading

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Statewide Bills

Bond Bills: Transportation Bond Bills:Both the three-year $3.5 billion bond bill to finance and increase efficiency in long term projects for the state such as the Green Line Extension through Cambridge and Somerville, and the $1.5 billion bond bill to … Continue reading

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