Last Thursday’s public meeting held by the MBTA allowed GLX project team members and concerned citizens review and discuss the impact of the Equivalent Facilitation request. ~Photos by Douglas Yu

Last Thursday’s public meeting held by the MBTA allowed GLX project team members and concerned citizens review and discuss the impact of the Equivalent Facilitation request. — Photos by Douglas Yu

By Douglas Yu

In order to apply for funding for a Full Funding Grant Agreement with Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the GLX project team requested an Equivalent Facilitation that aims to permit the development of improvements in vehicle, facility, or equipment design that provides for equal or greater accessibility.

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Attendees at the Green Line Extension meeting at the Holiday Inn last week viewed a 3D presentation depicting the Green Line route from Lechmere to Union Square stations. ~Photos by Douglas Yu

Attendees at the Green Line Extension meeting at the Holiday Inn last week viewed a 3D presentation depicting the Green Line route from Lechmere to Union Square stations. – Photos by Douglas Yu

By Douglas Yu

Residents who attended the first Green Line extension project meeting this year are the lucky ones because they are the first “passengers” in the world to take the extended Green Line train from Lechmere to Union Square, even if it was through 3D animation.

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