MASCO’s area planning staff members help enhance the LMA by advocating with city, state and federal officials for improvements that help the area as a whole.

Our 2020 advocacy priorities are:

  1. Accelerate and fund New Green Line Cars procurement, signal and track improvements for doubled capacity in less than 15 years
  2. Maintain or improve service levels at Yawkey and Ruggles Stations in Commuter Rail Vision
  3. Improve MBTA bus routes to LMA through early action projects in Better Bus Project:
    • Key Bus, Mattapan, Watertown, schedule adjustments
    • Accelerate siting study for new/improved MBTA bus maintenance/storage facilities
  4. Long-Term:
    • Study of Blue Line Extension to Riverside via LMA
    • Public/Private Partnership for LMA Transit Hub