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Encyclopedia > Lechmere (MBTA station)
Green Line
Image:Accessible.png Lechmere
CLOSED
Science Park
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Image:Accessible.png North Station
C-E END
Image:Accessible.png Haymarket
Government Center
B-D END
Image:Accessible.png Park Street
Boylston
Arlington
Copley
E branch
to Heath
Hynes/ICA
Kenmore
B branch to Boston College
C branch to Cleveland Circle
D branch to Riverside

The Lechmere stop is the north-eastern terminus of the MBTA Green Line. It is located in East Cambridge, Massachusetts, near the intersection Cambridge Street and the O'Brien Highway. The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... Platforms at North Station North Station, located at Causeway and Nashua Streets, in Boston, Massachusetts is a major transportation hub. ... Haymarket Station is a MBTA station on the Green and Orange lines, located at the corner of Congress and New Sudbury St. ... Government Center Station of the MBTA, located at the intersection of Tremont, Court and Cambridge Streets in the Government Center neighborhood of Boston, is the main transfer point between the Green Line and the Blue Line. ... Park Street Station, Green Line platforms, December 2004 Park Street Station, Red Line platforms, January 2005 Park Street Station of the MBTA, located at the intersection Park Street and Tremont Street in Boston, is the main transfer point between the Green Line and the Red Line. ... Bolyston Station is a MBTA station on the Green Line, located on the southeast end of the Boston Common at the intersection of Bolyston and Tremont Streets. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Heath Street stop along South Hutington Avenue is the western terminus of the MBTA Green Line E branch. ... Kenmore Station is a subway stop on Bostons MBTA, located in Kenmore Square. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Boston College stop is the western terminus of the MBTA Green Line B branch. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Cleveland Circle stop is the western terminus of the MBTA Green Line C branch. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is a quasi-governmental organization formed in 1964 that controls the subway, bus, commuter rail, and ferry systems in the Boston, Massachusetts area. ... The Green Line is one of the four MBTA subway lines in the Boston, Massachusetts metro area. ... Harvard Square, May 2000 Cambridge is a city in the Greater Boston area in Massachusetts, United States. ...


Lechmere station is near the former site of a well known department store by the same name. The store has been replaced by a large shopping mall. There is a proposal to extend the Green Line north to Somerville, Massachusetts and Medford, Massachusetts, perhaps ending at Tufts University. This plan would require relocating the Lechmere station to the east side of the O'Brien Highway. The new station might also serve as the southern anchor for the proposed extension of the Somerville Community Path. A department store organizes its goods by departments, such as womens clothes, home furnishings, electronics, and the like. ... For the traditional meaning of the word mall, see mall. ... Somerville is a city located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, just north of Boston. ... Medford is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... Tufts University is a university located in Medford, Massachusetts (near Boston). ... The Somerville Community Path is an ambitious project to connect the Minuteman Bikeway and Cambridge Linear Park to the Charles river and downtown Boston. ...


Accessibility

The station is accessible when served by the MBTA's newer low-floor light rail vehicles. It is an alternative to the non-accessible Science Park stop for visiting the Museum of Science, Boston. See MBTA accessibility. Passenger door of a low-floor tram Passenger door of a non-low-floor tram In public transportation, low floor is a term describing vehicles such as busses, trolleybusses and trams whose passenger compartment has a floor which is considerably lower than that of traditional cars. ... The Museum of Science is a Boston landmark, located in Science Park, a plot of land spanning the Charles River. ... Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority accessibility As is true for most mass transit systems, much of the Boston subway and commuter rail lines were built before wheelchair access was a requirement. ...


 
 

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