Green Line Extension gets federal approval on environmental study
Boston Globe: “Feds approve Green Line Extension environment plan”
“Without the environmental thumbs-up, the project would lose a shot at $557 million in federal New Starts grants requested by the state and currently under review by the Federal Transit Authority. In its grant application, MassDOT also previewed what it said could be likely long-term options for funding transportation costs, most of which are politically difficult and depend on legislative action before the start of the next fiscal year.”
Somerville Patch: “Green Line Extension Gets Environmental Approval From Feds”
Here is the FTA’s Finding of No Significant Impact.