BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts transportation officials say Cambridge, Somerville, Medford and other area communities should pitch in for the proposed expansion of the Green Line.
State Rep. Bill Straus said Monday that key to the long-delayed project is for municipalities to be prepared to contribute their resources as well. The Mattapoisett Democrat is the House chairman of the Legislature’s Transportation committee.READ MORE: LIST: These Towns Are Still Mostly In The Dark From Nor'easter Power Outages
Straus said he agreed with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Fiscal Control Board and the Board of the Massachusetts Transportation Department.READ MORE: Facebook Changes Its Company Name To Meta
The boards issued a joint resolution Monday saying that scrapping the project will remain an option until an affordable version of the project has been offered.
The resolution also said additional funding for this project needs to be obtained from municipalities, landowners and developers who will benefit from the project.MORE NEWS: 'Survivor 41' Episode 6: The Merge Part 1
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