Public Transit Advocacy

Transit Equity Summit | March 2

Take public transit? Care about how you and yours get around, or why some can't get around? Want to make it better? Join us for Greater Boston's First Transit Equity Summit, this Saturday 9-4pm at City Year Head Quarters in the Back Bay. >> Read More

MBTA Community Meetings | April 30

Bus Routes 15, 22 and 28 Community Meetings
The MBTA has been introducing their Key Bus Route Improvement Program at a series of community meetings - they want community feedback on how to improve bus routes 15, 22 and 28. Preliminary recommendations include adding customer amenities and bus stop consolidation - bus stops may be relocated and/or eliminated.

Last meeting is Mon. 4/30/2012, 
6-8 PM
 at The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 
650 Dudley Street, Boston - can be reached by Bus Routes 15, 16, 17, 41 and 45.

Project handouts will be available for viewing shortly before the meeting. Public input will help create a better bus service for our community! >> Read More

RDM Transit Needs Update, May 10

The second round of public meetings for the Roxbury/Dorchester/Mattapan Transit Needs Study is taking place now. On Tuesday, May 10, a meeting will be conducted from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mattapan Branch Library, 1350 Blue Hill Avenue. Over the next year, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will work with the Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan neighborhoods to develop short and long-term strategies to improve the public transit system. The objective is to make the system more responsive to the needs of riders. Please take the transit study survey online at

With comments, questions, or requests for multi-lingual materials, please contact Scott Hamwey, Project Manager, at or (617)973.7210. 


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Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Call or email to get meeting dates & times.


GreenDorchester (formerly known as Dorchester Environmental Health Coalition) is a volunteer-run local organization working to make Dorchester a greener, healthier, more sustainable place to live, work, play and/or learn.


450 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States
Key Partners: 

Some of GreenDorchester's partners: Annapolis Neighborhood Association ~ Codman Square Health Center ~ Dorchester Historical Society ~ Dorchester House ~ DotWell ~ Fields Corner Main Street ~ Four Corners Main Street ~ Franklin Park Coalition ~ Friends of Ronan Park ~ Boston Healthy Homes and Schools Collaborative ~ St Marks Area Main Street ~ Uphams Corner Westside Neighborhood Association ~ Viet-AID.

New partners always welcome!

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Join in! Call 617-474-1478 or email info[at]

Key Programs Offered: 

Air Quality Improvement, Bicycling/Walking Advocacy, Community-based Planning, Community Gardens, Environment, Farmers' Markets, Greenspace Creation, Public Transit Advocacy, Youth Leadership Development

Community Meeting Space Available: 


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