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There is a serious difference of opinion developing over the future of West Medford: "In 25 years, urban planners foresee a West Medford revitalized by surging commercial and retail development ... all clustered around the proposed extension of the Green Line to Route 16. But as Medford residents turned out last night to hear the pitch by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, some expressed concern that the station would draw unwanted vehicular traffic, jack up property taxes, and push out longtime residents..." [Globe]