Looking west from Walnut Street towards the Medford Street bridge, where the Community Path will provide access to the future Gilman Square Green Line station next to Somerville High School. Taken during a construction tour of the Community Path Extension project on Sept. 9, 2022, during the NACTO Designing Cities conference.
Next month, residents of the Town of Bedford will decide the future of their town’s Minuteman Trail extension project during a Special Town Meeting, where a two-thirds majority vote is needed to move the project into construction. America’s Revolutionary Rail Trail, or the Minuteman Trail, as the popular bikeway is commonly known, currently spans 10.1 […]
La MBTA este pasado sábado cerró la estación de Commuter Rail en Lynn por un tiempo indeterminado para poder demoler y reconstruir la estación, finalmente dando atención a los varios problemas estructurales de la estación. La estación estaba programada cerrar a finales de julio, pero el cierre se pospuso hasta este octubre después de quejas […]
The MBTA on Saturday shut down the Lynn Commuter Rail station for an undetermined period of time in order to demolish and rebuild the station, finally addressing the station’s many structural issues. The station was set to close back in late July, but was postponed until this October after backlash from city officials and state […]
La comunidad de East Boston ha estado lidiando con el cambio climático desde varios frentes. No solo ha sido destacado en el Plan de Calor de la Ciudad de Boston como uno de los cinco vecindarios que experimenta las temperaturas de calor más altas de la región, sino también es susceptible a inundaciones por su […]
The community of East Boston has been dealing with climate change on many fronts. As one of the five “Environmental Justice” neighborhoods highlighted in the City of Boston’s recent Heat Plan, it is not only disproportionately affected during high heat events, but its geography also makes it prone to flooding from rising sea levels. Lea […]
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, we’re kicking off a short series highlighting the work by Latinas, Latinos and Latines working in various areas of the transportation field in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Starting us off is MBTA’s Project Manager in the Capital Delivery Department, Jaime Garmendia, who got his start with the transit agency […]