Public Meeting: Cambridge-Arlington Improvements at Alewife/ Route 2 & Route 16

MassDOT will host a public information meeting about planned improvements at the Route 16/Route 2 interchange. The meeting will be on Tuesday, June 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Café, 60 Acorn Park in Cambridge. Read this post for further information about the meeting.

Charlie Cards

I submitted an application for a Charlie Card (for seniors) on May 6 in Watertown, when the Brownsberger staff kindly presented an opportunity to do this. I think I was told that I would receive the card by mail. When should I expect to receive it? Thanks.

MBTA advises neighbors in Belmont of track construction activity adjacent to Channing Road

The MBTA would like to advise our neighbors in Belmont that substantial track construction activity is scheduled over the next several weekends in the area adjacent to Channing Road to construct improvements on the Commuter Rail Tracks that run adjacent to the neighborhood and Belmont High School. The work will involve the removal and replacement of track infrastructure, will be noisy at times and may be disruptive at its peak for neighbors in the area.

Senior CharlieCard Day in Belmont on June 19

Senator Brownsberger is sponsoring a Senior CharlieCard Day on Friday, June 19, 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. at the Beech Street Center (the Belmont senior center), 266 Beech Street Belmont, MA 02478. Seniors age 65 or older can save a trip to the MBTA offices in Downtown Boston and apply for your Senior CharlieCard at the Beech Street Center on this one day. Staff from the office of Senator Will Brownsberger will be on hand to take your photo and process your paperwork. You will need to bring a valid, state-issued photo ID that includes Date of Birth.