Tags: MBTA

Housing Leaders Celebrate 12 Out of 12 MBTA Rapid Transit Communities Adopting New Zoning Ahead of Year-End Deadline

BOSTON – Leaders of housing advocacy groups today celebrated the Chelsea City Council last night who unanimously voted to pass new zoning to create more homes near transit in line with the MBTA Communities Law. With this vote, all 12 Rapid Transit Communities have met the year-end deadline to adopt new zoning – a historic […]

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Boynton Yards Celebrates Opening of First Purpose-Built Life Sciences Lab in Somerville

By Boston Real Estate Times Somerville, MA – The development venture of DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners (DLJ), Leggat McCall Properties (LMP) and Deutsche Finance America (DFA) joined the City of Somerville and Flagship Pioneering companies to cut the opening ribbon on 101 South Street, the first purpose-built Class-A lab building in Somerville as part of the Boynton Yards 1.8 million square foot, […]

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MBTA under scrutiny for excessive wages

The Bay State’s taxpayer-funded commuter rail service has recently made headlines for large raises, signing bonuses and other perks that its engineers and conductors have received. According to a report compiled by Pioneer Institute, a conservative fiscal watchdog, the MBTA has excessive labor costs that outrank other state agencies. The report called on Governor Patrick […]

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Union Square revitalization begins

Somerville officials have embarked on the first phase of development in the Union Square Revitalization Plan. The city has begun the process of acquiring land surrounding the proposed Union Square Station. Acquiring 22 parcels, either by purchase or eminent domain, will cost an estimated $4.6 million. The first phase is essential for the development project, […]

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