Yesterday U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters joined Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Bernard Cohen in pledging to build an important new Orange Line stop at Assembly Square. Developer Federal Realty is chipping in $15 million and the State is seeking $25 million more.
“The fact that the federal transportation secretary came here and said this is a project they are behind is a positive sign,â said STEP’s Wig Zamore.
Somerville Journal: “Federal officials bring hope to Somerville’s Orange Line project”
Boston Metro: “Somerville plans new Tâstop”