Green Line

“Getting the Most From the Green Line” workshop

Yesterday, the city of Somerville conducted a workshop session at Build Boston, the Boston Society of Architects’ annual convention and trade show. The workshop detailed the city’s extensive efforts to try to maximize the benefits to be derived from the extension of MBTA Green Line service to Somerville. Somerville has been actively studying the possible implications of the Green Line from every conceivable angle, from economic development to preventing displacement to maintaining affordable housing.
Panelists included:
– Monica Lamboy, Executive Director, Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development, City of Somerville
– Meredith Levy, Community Organizing Director, Somerville Community Corporation
– Sam Zimbabwe, Technical Assistance Director, Reconnecting America, Washington, D.C.
Download the workshop presentation (PDF).

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