BOSTON (CBS) — The new Blue Hill Avenue station was open for commuters Monday. The station, which is along the Fairmount Line of the Commuter Rail, is a quarter mile from Mattapan Square.
It took over two years and nearly $17 million to build.READ MORE: Head Of The Charles Regatta Returns Friday For First Time In Two Years
The MBTA said the project was completed on time and within the budget.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment?
“It’s going to actually cut my commute by about 30 minutes,” Candice Williamson told WBZ-TV at the station. “Normally, I ride on the Mattapan trolley and the Red Line so this is going to definitely cut my commute. I can walk here, I’m within walking distance, about half a mile.”MORE NEWS: National Weather Service Forecasts Milder Than Average Winter For New England
View the Blue Hill Avenue station schedule here.