Adopted

Redraft 3

Arborway Yard

Ms. Chang-Diaz moved that the bill be amended by inserting, in Section 2A, in item 6121-1317, in line 420, after the word “Malden,” the following words:-





“; provided further that funds may be expended for the land acquisition, development, construction, and maintenance of a permanent transit storage and repair facility to be sited at or within two miles of the Arborway Yard located at the intersection of Washington Street and the Arborway in the city of Boston;”



and by inserting at the end thereof the following new section:-



“SECTION 29. Notwithstanding the provision of any general or special law to the contrary, the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) is hereby authorized to acquire land, develop, construct and maintain a permanent transit storage and repair facility to be sited at or within two miles of the Arborway Yard located at the intersection of Washington Street and the Arborway in the city of Boston. The MBTA shall coordinate with the Community Planning Committee for the Arborway Yard, the Boston Redevelopment Authority and the city of Boston regarding the acquisition, design, planning and construction of this site. All development of the site shall comport with state and local standards of transit-oriented development.”