Lasell College has been featured prominently in two unrelated Globe stories this week and it’s only Tuesday.
In the interest of time (and as sort of a Village 14 experiment) I’m linking to both here.
The Boston Globe’s Jon Chesto reports on the latest plans for the Riverside MBTA station
The new Riverside complex could be the biggest project Newton has seen in recent memory: a collection of several buildings that would include an office tower, a hotel, hundreds of apartments, and a Green Line garage. The developers are considering a direct highway connection to minimize the additional traffic on Grove Street, which passes by an elementary school and through two residential areas.
.@CityofNewtonMA @NewtonMAMayor calling for frequent, all-day commuter rail service with reconstruction of their 3 stations, highlighting TOD investments already in the pipeline that depend on it pic.twitter.com/eG2iruzmpt— TransitMatters (@transitmatters) May 7, 2018
Jenna Fisher of the Patch reports that Mayor Fuller spoke to the MBTA control board today to make the case for upgrades to provide accessible, frequent transportation at all three of Newton’s Commuter Rail stations. In addition to advocating for Newton residents who need better access to transit, she made it clear that improved service is key to the Washington Street corridor vision to support future development.
The article reports new cost estimates for
David Perry writes on his Framingham-Wor ceter MTBA Communter Rail Blog…
The new design of a proposed change to the Auburndale Commuter Rail station moves the platform from track 2 to track 1. This doesn’t sound like a big deal – trains can just switch tracks, right? It’s not that simple, and this proposed design will either result in
There’s been some discussion on another thread about the Auburndale signal project. Here’s an update from City Councilor Amy Sangiolo’s excellent email newsletter...
Many folks have expressed interest/concern about the Auburndale Traffic Signalization Project. The original presentation and plan can be found here. The Department of Public Works has a