MGNA: Medford Green Line Neighborhood Alliance

Information about our green line extension.

Month: April, 2009

Secretary Aloisi speaks on transportation reform

28 April, 2009 (23:16) | News | By: Editor

Transportation Secretary James Aloisi offered a vision of reform in
transportation during remarks before the Move Massachusetts group on April 23.

“People rise to the occasion in difficult times,” Secretary Aloisi told the gathering. “The times require leadership.”

View the Statehouse News Service video of his remarks.

Read Tom Palmer’s column on the meeting here.

Design guidelines, computer simulation posted

28 April, 2009 (11:39) | News | By: Editor

The Executive Office of Transportation has posted two new items in the Current Materials section of the Green Line extension project website: A technical memorandum on the Draft Schematic Design Guidelines, and a computer simulation showing each of the proposed station structures, with the Green Line trains entering and exiting.


SomerVision open house looks to city’s future

22 April, 2009 (07:34) | News | By: Editor

The City of Somerville invites residents to a SomerVision City Planning Open House on
 Saturday, April 25, from 11 am to 3 pm at the Argenziano School, 290 Washington St.

The intent of the open house is to provide information to people interested in learning more about what Somerville is doing in terms of planning for the future and ongoing development.

Attendees will learn about what is happening in  neighborhoods across the city and how they can be involved.  The Open House will include   representatives from the City of Somerville and State agencies,  and  will provide information on the following topics:

–       City-Wide Land Use Planning 
–       Green & Orange Line Planning 
–       Community Corridor Planning 
–       Assembly Square 
–       Union Square 
–       East Somerville / Inner Belt / Brickbottom / Winter Hill 
–       Davis Square / Teele Square 
–       Porter Square / Somerville Avenue 
–       Magoun Square / Ball Square / MaxPak 
–       Active Living By Design: Pedestrian and Bicycle Paths 
–       Efforts Around Sustainability & the Environment 
–       311 
–       U.S. Census 2010

For questions regarding the Open House, please   contact Keith Craig, Project Manager, Office of Strategic Planning and   Community Development, 617.625.6600 ext. 2523.