As part of their $8 billion, 5-year capital investment plan that began July 1, 2018, the MBTA is rebuilding and transforming the Green Line. This investment plan consists of projects that will increase overall capacity, remove barriers to access and make the system more resilient to weather. Some of the projects included in this plan are: the Green line Extension into Somerville and Medford, the introduction of new Green line vehicles, the consolidation of B branch stations, the improvement of accessibility at the Newton Highlands Station, the addition of solar powered E ink signs with real-time train information, the revamping of Green line intersections, the replacement of tracks and signals on the D branch and the addition of doors to protect tunnels from flooding.
From the MBTA:
The Green Line Transformation Public Meetings are a public forum for T riders and any interested stakeholders to learn more about the short- and long-term projects planned to make the Green Line safer, more comfortable and more reliable by 2030.
For more information on the Green line Transformation click here.
Green Line Transformation Public Meetings:
September 10, 2019 6:00 PM
State Transportation Building, 2nd Floor Board Room, Boston
September 12, 2019, 6:00 PM
Coolidge Corner School, Multipurpose Room, Brookline, MA
September 17, 2019, 6:00 PM
Boston University, Sleeper Auditorium, Boston, MA
September 23, 2019, 6:00 PM
Newton Free Library, Druker Auditorium, Newton, MA
September 26, 2019, 6:00 PM
Tobin Community Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Boston, MA
Meeting locations are accessible to people with disabilities and those with limited English proficiency. Accessibility accommodations and language services will be provided free of charge upon request, and as available. Requests should be submitted within 10 days of the meeting at which services will be required. Such services include documents in alternative formats, translated documents, assistive listening devices, and interpreters (including American Sign Language). For more information or to request reasonable accommodation and/or language services, please contact the Department of System-Wide Accessibility at 617-222-5254 or firstname.lastname@example.org.