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Newton Highlands Station Accessibility Improvements

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Upgrades to the Newton Highlands Station have been in the planning and design phases since 2016. Design will be completed in fall 2022, with construction scheduled to begin in 2023. These upgrades will make the station accessible for everyone, significantly improving accessibility of the Green Line.

In December 2020, crews installed temporary accessibility improvements at Newton Highlands as part of Green Line D Track and Signal Replacement—the raised outbound platform will serve riders until the final design is constructed.

  • Contract awarded: Expected spring 2023
  • Projected completion: Fall 2025
  • Budget: $32 million project budget; $18 million construction
  • Status: Approaching 100% design

Building a Better T

As part of our $9.6 billion, 5-year capital investment plan, we're renovating stations, modernizing fare collection systems, upgrading services for our buses, subways, and ferries, and improving the accessibility of the entire system.

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As part of the Green Line Transformation (GLT), this project meets the following goals:

  • Accessibility: Raised boarding platforms, multiple accessible pedestrian crossings
  • Customer experience: New heated shelters, benches, bicycle storage, and in-station signs

Why We're Doing This Work

The overall accessibility of the MBTA has improved significantly in the last decade, but a number of stations on the Green Line present numerous barriers to access for people with disabilities. At Newton Highlands, these barriers include station access and boarding and exiting trains.

Related Projects

four photos: two construction workers tamping down tracks, a person in a GLT hard hat directing a person in a wheelchair, a new green line train, and a green line trolley car full of riders heading to Park Street. There's a GLT logo banner at the bottom going across all four photos

This project is one of many we're working on to ensure twice as many passengers have access to a safer, more comfortable, and more reliable Green Line by 2030.

Learn more about the Green Line Transformation

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Contact Information

For all queries and comments related to Newton Highlands Station Accessibility Improvements, please contact GLT@mbta.com.

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Building a Better T

As part of our $9.6 billion, 5-year capital investment plan, we're renovating stations, modernizing fare collection systems, upgrading services for our buses, subways, and ferries, and improving the accessibility of the entire system.

Learn more

Related Projects

four photos: two construction workers tamping down tracks, a person in a GLT hard hat directing a person in a wheelchair, a new green line train, and a green line trolley car full of riders heading to Park Street. There's a GLT logo banner at the bottom going across all four photos

This project is one of many we're working on to ensure twice as many passengers have access to a safer, more comfortable, and more reliable Green Line by 2030.

Learn more about the Green Line Transformation