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South Acton Train Station Advisory Committee

View the South Acton Train Station Advisory Committee calendar.

Meetings are typically held on Thursday at 7:00 PM every 3-4 weeks at the Acton Senior Center.

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to meetings.
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Minutes are available pending approval.
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Membership is comprised of one member from the Finance Committee, two residents in proximity to the South Acton train station, one member of the Transportation Advisory Committee, and five Citizens-at-large; two members of the Committee shall be regular commuters.


The Committee is comprised of about seven members, including one member of the Finance Committee, two residents in proximity to the South Acton train station, and four citizens-at-large; two members of the Committee shall be regular commuters.

The South Acton Train Station Advisory Committee will work with representatives of the MBTA to develop and recommend to the Board of Selectmen designs for the new commuter rail station, the Town owned parking lot, and adjacent MBTA property, including additional parking or other uses for any property and easements acquired in proximity of the station. The committee will also work with the MBTA on other town-related issues.

The Committee will coordinate its work with the Town Planner, Town Engineer, the Assabet River Rail Trail, Inc., neighborhood stakeholders, and other relevant town boards, with consideration to traffic flow management and building design. Of particular focus will be access from the south side of the station with the goal of mitigating vehicular congestion in the neighborhood and integrating alternative transportation modes, including the local shuttle bus service, bicycles and pedestrian walkways. The Committee will continue to monitor and advise the Board of Selectmen on both onsite and remote issues related to the station.

Related Links
MBTA Fitchburg Line Commuter Rail Line Improvement Project

Joint SATSAC-HDC Application for Landscape to Mitigate Impact on Historic Resources at the South Acton Train Station

Final (100%) MBTA Plan
- June 2012
Design Reports and Plans

90% MBTA Design
Design Reports and Plans - October 19, 2011
Design Images - May 9, 2012

News and Press
Beacon - "Station plans progress" - August 12, 2010
Beacon - "South Acton commuter rail plans on track" - January 18, 2012
South Acton Rail Chat - Google Group

Fitchburg Line Project Review - January 13, 2012
Fitchburg Line Project Updates - May 21, 2014

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