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 Katjana Ballantyne (and live music) at the Ball Square station.
10 am: Ribbon cutting ceremony at the Medford/Tufts station, followed by a ceremony at Tufts Joyce Cummings Center (177 College Ave). Space is limited, masks encouraged.
Saturday, Dec 17
2-4 pm: Community celebration at Somerville High School (81 Highland Ave), with a kid’s choo-choo train, live music, food, GLX oral history project, crafts, and more.