TRANSPORTGreen Line to Medford Won't Open Until 2019
Daily Free Press
Despite a growing burden of debt, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority could begin construction on extending the Green Line from Lechmere to College Avenue in Medford and Union Square in Somerville in the coming months.
In general, government at all level should be encouraging a mode shift away from cars and toward trains, using legacy lines for regional service outside urban areas. Here is a canonical example of such a proposal, unfortunately completely unofficial, in Medford, Oregon... Read On
The Green Line extension to Somerville and Medford is getting more
expensive and potentially shorter. Work on a $1.5 billion bus tunnel
underneath Boston Common has been put on hold indefinitely. Seventeen
highway projects valued at $870 million are probably being canceled.....