Who says the Mass. Ave. Corridor project can't change, even at this relatively late date? Adam Auster's blog, Word on the Street, reports that alterations to the design near Milton and Marathon streets have been reversed in the final plans that the town aims to file with Mass. Highway. The reversal affects two parking spaces in front of the Arlington Diner.
Another set of changes that widens the pedestrian crossing at Wyman Street and removes right-turn lanes in the stretch between Pond Lane and Linwood Street remains in the design. For more, read here >>
"Gimme shelter," Arlington bus commuters cry, and now they are going to get some.
The wait on Mass. Ave. for MBTA buses will have some cover once six shelters are in place.
The design of the shelters is not certain, but the locations have been completed, Laura Wiener, a senior planner for the town, tells Adam Auster. See his report at his blog, Word on the Street.
This story was first reported Nov. 21, 2012, and updated Nov. 25.