Former DiMasi [Deputy -- corrected] Chief of Staff [- and Communications Director] David Guarino gives a brief budget-week preview from his new digs at MS&L. News hits Friday @ 5pm, he says. via David G., watch for Terry Murray's … [Read more...]
Green Line all the way, baby (to Rt. 16)
Sorry to get all parochial on everyone ... If the federal money comes through, the Green Line will go all the way out to Route 16 in Medford, i.e. by the Whole Foods/Starbucks/Sav-Mor/WOW area. Good stuff -- though obviously not as good as … [Read more...]
Green Line Extension: Why Can’t We Just Get This Done?
Kudos to the state for not listening to the NIMBYs and proposing to extend the Green Line all the way to Route 16 in Medford. http://www.boston.com/news/loc... There are going to be billions available in mass transit stimulus if and … [Read more...]
MAss Transit Now!
Well hey there, looks like one Senator wants more mass transit in the stimulus package: Chuck Schumer. Senator Charles Schumer said that he was unhappy about the amount of stimulus money set aside for mass transit and rail. He … [Read more...]
2,000+ citizens ask for Green Line to Route 16
Here is the update:Petition and Demographic Data Support Route 16 Station for Green Line Extension to Medford/Somerville MEDFORD (August 4, 2008) -- The Medford Green Line Neighborhood Alliance (MGNA) today presented state transportation … [Read more...]
Petition — please support the Green Line extension to Route 16
Sign Our Petition to Support the Green Line to Route 16 http://www.petitiononline.com/... The Executive Office of Transportation is nearing a decision on its final recommendation for station locations along the Green Line extension to … [Read more...]
Green Line Extension community meetings
The Green Line Extension is currently planning the new route and T stop locations. Locations under consideration are in or around Brickbottom, Union Square, central Somerville (Ball Square, Magoun Square), Tufts, and Mystic Valley … [Read more...]
Patrick administration weaselling out of Green Line?
So Gov. Patrick's administration is already trying to put off the Somerville branch of the Green Line another two years to 2016 (in order to get federal $$$ to help pay for it). But now is Transportation Secretary Bernard Cohen hinting … [Read more...]
Extending the Green Line by 2014 is a legal commitment
The comments about the Green Line extensions to Somerville and Medford reveal that people do not fully understand why it is critical for Somerville. If you agree that transportation improvements in densely populated urban areas are … [Read more...]
Silver before Green?
OK, I'm taking my life into my own hands by trusting BostonNOW ... which is reporting that Gov. Patrick wants to build the billion-dollar Silver Line tunnel before getting to the Green Line extension to Medford, which has been pushed back … [Read more...]