MBTA looking to double Green Line capacity

From the Globe today… Expected to cost more than $1 billion, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s latest spending spree is aimed at boosting Green Line capacity by up to 100 percent, in part by buying a new fleet of as many as 200-plus trolleys that...

VIDEO: Transit Matters presentation

Thanks to Jenn Adams of NewTV, here is the Transit Matters: Regional Rail Presentation, hosted by Councilor Emily Norton (Ward 2 ward councilor). The Transit Matters folks are Jarred Johnson, COO; Josh Fairchild, president and co-founder; and Ethan Finlan, Regional Rail Outreach Coordinator.

Fascinating presentation and important for Newton.

Transit Matters: Regional Rail Presentation from NewTV on Vimeo.

Is Riverside Station a transit-oriented site? Yes or no

Is Riverside Station a transit-oriented site? Yes or no

In a multi-pronged proposal to the City Council’s joint Zoning & Planning and Land Use committee meeting Tuesday, the Right Size Riverside committee (also known as Lower Falls Improvement Association) started its presentation for the Riverside MBTA station site (city documents here) with an usual request..

Don’t call the Riverside MBTA site a “Transit Oriented Development.”

Here’s how Right Sized explained its request in a memo…

“…Riverside is not robust.  Located at the terminus of the Green Line D Branch, with long travel times to most major centers of employment, and with only one MBTA bus line stopping at Riverside only

Pin It on Pinterest