Boston MPO updates transportation plans

The revised 2007–2010 Transportation Improvement Program and Air Quality Conformity Determination (TIP) has been endorsed by the Boston MPO and still awaits federal approval. The Green Line extension is in the TIP as a recommended medium-priority project, but awaits action by the DEP on the revised SIP commitments. Also in the TIP is a large $25 million earmark for an Orange Line stop at Assembly Square, with the first $5 million (for planning and engineering) moved into FY 2007. (These funds will not be “real” until the State and Federal government agree that the project makes sense.) The TIP also provides funds for the design of a relocated Lechmere station.
Download the TIP.