The 4.7-mile project was supposed to start opening this year and finish opening in 2020. Also, its seven new stations, including a relocated Lechmere stop, were once supposed to be largely enclosed in somewhat elaborate buildings.
The 4.7-mile extension of the Green Line through Somerville into Medford is an infrastructure priority of the Trump administration. That is at least according to a list of the 50 projects the new administration wants to see get done nationally.
It’s one of the highest hurdles for homeownership in the region, if not the highest: the downpayment. What does 20 percent of a house's asking price run you on average in Arlington, Belmont, Malden, Medford, and elsewhere?
The average asking price for a house in the city of 57,000 is $307 a square foot, according to a new analysis of market-rate listings. That puts it on par with Boston's Roslindale neighborhood, though Medford's lower and middle ends are pricier.
A 42-unit apartment complex that is billing itself as "the first major development along the MBTA Green Line extension" is set to break ground on Monday morning in Medford. The complex, dubbed the Sphere, will have 22 1- BRs and 20 2-BRs.
The city recently approved almost 500 apartments for the site of a shuttered Shaw’s supermarket near the Mystic riverfront. The development will be one of the biggest new ones in Medford in a long while.
Two key state boards on Monday agreed to submit a revised $2.3B plan to the feds to extend the Green Line through Somerville into Medford. The move gives the troubled project new life, but by no means ensures its success.
Somerville, Cambridge, Medford, and Brookline all outpaced the rise in Boston proper, though the city saw a double-digit gain. In areas such as Chelsea and Arlington, the rises were more modest, but rises nonetheless.