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Old October 8th, 2012, 11:38 PM   #241
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I hate the orange line trains. Extremely loud, cramped, and aging poorly. New trains are sorely needed.
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Old October 9th, 2012, 12:55 AM   #242
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Harvard is a neat station. I've never been there, where does that curving corridor go in relation with the platforms and entrance?
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Old October 9th, 2012, 01:46 AM   #243
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I hate the orange line trains. Extremely loud, cramped, and aging poorly. New trains are sorely needed.
Orange Line in Boston is never 'cramped.'
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Old October 9th, 2012, 10:00 AM   #244
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...where does that curving corridor go in relation with the platforms and entrance?
It goes to the platforms, one leads to inbound trains the other outbound ones - just like shown in this picture:

http://s14.postimage.org/h6h460569/DSC08266.jpg
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Old October 9th, 2012, 06:18 PM   #245
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Harvard is a neat station.
Not really. It's full of bums and the train makes a horrible screeching noise when it enters into or out of the tunnel towards Central Square.

One cool thing though is the ability to transfer to trolleybus without leaving the station.
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Old October 9th, 2012, 07:43 PM   #246
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The T now has an app that allows you to buy tickets via the smartphone. Interesting idea, actually. And if monthly passes also can get purchased, that could herald the end of the Charlie Card.
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Green Line Extension Phase 1 Construction Begins


Governor Deval Patrick today celebrated the start of phase one of construction to extend the MBTA’s Green Line into the cities of Medford and Somerville.

"Today, we’re here to reaffirm our commitment to seeing this project get under way", said Governor Patrick. "For the residents of Somerville and Medford, the Green Line extension means expanded employment opportunity, housing opportunity and recreational opportunity. This project is about more than transportation. It’s about growth".

Phase one of the Green Line Extension is a $12.9 million effort to reconstruct two railroad bridges in Medford and Somerville to accommodate new Green Line tracks. In addition, under the contract, a building in the city of Cambridge will be demolished to clear the path from extending the tracks from Lechmere Station.

Phase I includes reconstructing the Harvard Street Bridge in Medford and the Medford Street Bridge in Somerville. Harvard Street Bridge reconstruction will begin this month; Medford Street Bridge reconstruction will begin in the spring 2013. Demolition of the building located at 21 Water Street in Cambridge will occur later in 2013. The overall project is expected to cost $1.12 billion.
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Seasonal passenger rail service to Cape Cod will be reintroduced this summer. The schedules are not available yet but there is a website and a map:

http://www.capeflyer.com/

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