New Assembly Square station opens Tuesday!

The new Orange Line stop is MBTA's first new rapid-transit station in 27 years. Construction is expected to continue through November, but the stop will be open starting Tuesday. There will be a neighborhood walk and an opening ceremony in the afternoon with Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey and local officials. Read the details.

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New Orange Line station almost ready

Boston Magazine: "The New Assembly Row MBTA Stop Is Opening Soon" An MBTA official confirmed Friday that the new Assembly Square T Station will be welcoming riders to the Assembly Row mixed-use redevelopment site real soon, so they can shop, peruse the Legoland display, and check out an array of eateries, without having to rely on a car to get there.…

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Tufts Daily: Assembly Square station

"Construction on Assembly Square T stop to begin later this fall" Construction of the new Assembly Square station will impact approximately 200,000 Orange Line riders and an additional one million public transit riders whose travel intersects with the Orange Line each day, according to Wig Zamore, a founding member of Somerville Transportation Equity Partnership (STEP).

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