The reboot of the long-awaited MassDOT project to remove the McCarthy Overpass from McGrath Highway and reconstruct the road as a multimodal boulevard is finally happening! The project will replace the overpass with an at-grade urban boulevard approximately 1.5 miles long, extending from Broadway to Rufo Road (in Cambridge). The boulevard will include protected new pedestrian and bicycle facilities and a…
THINK THE COMMUNITY PATH EXTENSION IS TOO NARROW?
DON’T LET THE STATE MAKE THE SAME MISTAKE WITH THE MYSTIC RIVER CROSSING BIKE/PED BRIDGE.
Tell DCR and MassDOT to build the bridge deck at least 14 ft wide (or wider). Safety is more important than saving a few dollars by skimping on the width.
Click here for a sample email you can copy, with points to cover (be sure to add some words of your own) and email addresses to direct your email to: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1R4oahsiCmaHwyhnmSHedZPrkalJYdLJPQvzRjeT79EU/view?usp=drivesdk
Keep reading for more details.(more…)
Mayor Katjana Ballantyne and some very happy advocates and citizens gathered this morning at Somerville Junction Park to celebrate the opening.(more…)
Somerville High School was full of joy and gratitude yesterday as the community celebrated the opening of the full Green Line Extension!(more…)
If you missed Monday’s festivities, you can watch above. Below are clips from Ball Square the same morning.(more…)
Hundreds rode the first trains, music was played, mayors (current and former) danced, speeches were given, and Somerville became an even better place to live on this fine December day! Keep reading for more photos from Karen Molloy.(more…)
December 12 is the first day of service of the Medford branch of the Green Line Extension. It's been a long journey and Somerville is ready to celebrate. Here are upcoming events: Monday, Dec 12 4:30 am: Meet the MBTA General Manager at the new Medford/Tufts station.4:45 am: Ride the first train from the same station.7-8 am: Celebrate with Somerville Mayor…
Hello MBTA BNR team, We in Somerville Transportation Equity Partnership (STEP) greatly appreciate the improved proposed bus changes in Somerville in the second draft of the Bus Network Redesign. It’s obvious from the revisions to proposed routes in this draft that you all took the time to listen to and incorporate much of the community feedback on the first draft, and…