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Not So Sweet 16 for the Arborway Bus Yard
April 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
On April 24, 2001, the City of Boston and the MBTA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) intended to mitigate the community’s concerns for the return of the buses to the Arborway Yard. The MBTA promised to:
- Build a permanent bus facility
- Prohibit public parking on site
- Provide strong environmental safeguards
- Provide open green space
- Reconnect the Emerald Necklace
- Transfer 8+ acres to the City for community uses
It has been 16 years and the community has been left with empty promises and a “temporary” and failing facility.
We will be having a NOT SO SWEET 16 to draw attention to the plight and blight of the Arborway Bus Yard, and to commemorate 16 years of empty promises.
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