Hard to believe but the Green Line Extension is actually making progress. The last few weeks have seen a flurry of activity and the long-in-the-works project is finally, mercifully moving towards completion. And while our Big Dig-traumatized brains won’t accept GLX is a real thing until we see an undergrad barf on Tufts Station, we […]
City of Somerville begins construction on new “life sciences” building in Union SquareJoe Cutatone took to Facebook to announce that the city began construction on a “new life sciences building” in Boynton Yards this December. The building is part of a larger project to increase “extensive community benefits” in that part of the city, according […]
Join the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission and the Somerville Bike Committee for a 12-mile bike ride exploring the past, present, and future of public transit in Somerville! We will start at Somerville City Hall (93 Highland Ave.) and will hear from speakers at several stops, before ending with refreshments in Union Square. The ride is […]
With bridges closing and messy traffic detours, local businesses are feeling the growing pains of the Green Line Extension You see the day-glow orange road signs everywhere, from the Powder House rotary to Union Square: bridge closed; detour. Other signs, a little less obvious, say, “Businesses open.” Staying open has become challenging for some businesses […]
Come celebrate the T coming to Gilman Square. Hosted by the new Gilman Square Neighborhood Association in partnership with the City of Somerville, GLX Constructors, and the MBTA GLX team we are looking forward to a fantastic bash. Enjoy Tipping Cow Ice Cream, Winter Hill Brewing Company, Chubby Chickpea Food truck, Neighborhood Produce, live music, […]
But the organization won’t have a home in Somerville for long—its land has been seized for development by the MBTA.
Imagine your commute cut in half, your negative impact on the environment lessened and your favorite restaurant opening a location right by your home. Imagine more businesses vying for space in the already vibrant Somerville. Imagine not having to transfer trains or take the bus so often. This is the Somerville of the Green Line Extension (GLX), a […]
By Emily Cassel and Emily Hopkins Issues of mobility have demanded a lot of our attention lately. This cruel winter especially illustrated the importance of safe streets and sidewalks. We’ve been trapped inside by snowbanks too high to scale, or we’ve been stranded by a network of trains that were at least partially shut down […]