Green Line Extension prompts debate, community efforts to assist development

Construction of the Green Line Extension (GLX), an extension of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line from Lechmere Station into the Medford and Somerville communities, has begun after a long search for funding, according to Brad Rawson (AG ’12), Director of Transportation and Infrastructure for the City of Somerville. Current construction work includes geological surveys […]


Overbudgeted Green Line Extension remains a vital project

This article is the second of two parts. Read the first part here.  Ask any Boston resident to name a massively expensive transportation project, and they’ll probably tell you about the Big Dig. That project, known officially as the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (CA/T), is ultimately costing the commonwealth $22 billion: costs ballooned to $15 billion as construction peaked and an […]


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