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1 March 2014 Government Center Station Green Reconstruction Line / Blue Project Line Option for Green Construction Line / Blue Staging Line February 12, 2010

2 Project Purpose Accessibility Last Key Station Modernized, Customer-Friendly Station New Station Entrance and Lobbies Redundant Elevators Upgrade to Current Code Requirements Complete Electrical System Replacement New Station Platforms Improved Lighting New Fare Gates Station Entrance that ties into City Hall Plaza

3 Project Schedule 2009 BRA Conceptual Design Approval 2012 Final Design 2013 Begin Construction 2014 Station Closure (March 22) * 24 month Station Closure & Subway By-pass * 2016 Station Re-Opening

4 Stakeholder and Public Outreach CITY OF BOSTON Boston Redevelopment Authority Property Management Commission for Person with Disabilities Boston Landmarks Commission Public Works Dept. Boston Transportation Dept. Boston Water and Sewer Commission Public Improvements Commission Mayor s Office Parks and Recreation Dept. Street Lighting OTHERS Public Information Meeting Dec General Services Admin Federal Transit Admin Mass DOT Mass Historical Commission Area Business Groups Project Abutters Architectural Access Board Massport Local & Regional TMA s MBTA System-wide Accessibility Green Line and Blue Line Operations Security Safety Signals Communications Engineering & Maintenance Real Estate Management Environmental Design & Construction Advertising Track Electrical Systems and Maintenance Traction Power Quality Control Community Meetings Boston East Boston Revere Lynn Winthrop

5 Existing Station Headhouse

6 Proposed Station Headhouse

7 Existing City Hall Plaza

8 Proposed City Hall Plaza

9 Project Site Existing Cambridge Street Station Entrance City Hall Plaza JFK Federal Building Boston City Hall

10 Proposed Site Plan Cambridge Street Proposed Entrance City Hall Accessible Routes Project Limits Emergency Egress - Only Headhouse JFK ```

11 Proposed Entrance - City Hall Plaza

12 Proposed Entrance Headhouse Plan Six Entrances with Automatic Sliding Doors Fare Collection Redundant Elevators Accessible Restroom Glass Element with Stairs and Escalators

13 Headhouse/Station Cross Section Surface Green Line Brattle Loop To Green Line Elevs. Green Line to Haymarket

14 Existing Headhouse Entry

15 Proposed Headhouse Entry

16 Existing Interior Entry Lobby

17 Proposed Interior Entry Lobby

18 Interior Paid Lobby

19 Green Line Station Plan SCOPE OF WORK Raise Entire Station Floor 8-inches Install Redundant Elevators Replace all Escalators Replace All Stairs Replace Electrical Systems Reconstruct Stairs Construct New Elevators to Blue Line Completely Reconstruct Entire Platform Surface Demolish and Reconstruct All Stairs Construct Elevators to Surface Construct Area of Rescue Assistance Enclosure Construct New Stairs to Surface Replace Electrical Substation Replace Escalators

20 Green Line Station Track Clearance Improvements Existing Platform: About 3-feet Wide Proposed Platform: About 10-feet Wide with Tactile Warnings

21 Blue Line Station Plan Construct Area of Rescue Assistance and Stairs for Emergency-Only Egress Reconstruct Entire Platform Surface Rebuild Stairs Replace Escalator & Vendor Space Construct Redundant Elevators to Green Line Completely Demolish and Rebuild Stairs in New Location

22 Construction Phasing Criteria: Maintain Public and Worker Safety Minimize Customer Inconvenience Minimize Operational Disruptions Minimize Risks of Construction Delays Maximize Quality of Workmanship Recommendation: Station Closure and Trains Run Through

23 Construction Phasing Station Closure and Allow Trains to Run Through Advantages: - Safer Operations & Construction - Simpler Trip Planning - Reduced Project Schedule - Accessibility Provided 2-years Earlier - Cost Savings of at least $20 Million Disadvantages: - Longer walk for some users - Additional transfer time

24 Customer Transfers Riders who usually transfer here Options: Haymarket Via Haymarket (recommended) Connect via Orange Line Increased service at Haymarket: 1 1 Via Downtown Crossing (off-peak) Connect via Orange Line Red Line Connection or Walk via Winter St Concourse Park State 2 Downtown Crossing

25 Customer Diversion: Government Center Entries/Exits If you usually enter or exit here: shuttle Haymarket Green Line Options: Walk from Park or Haymarket Shuttle bus from Haymarket Bowdoin Blue Line Options: Walk from State or Bowdoin Extended Bowdoin hours Shuttle bus from State or Bowdoin Government Center State Park 4 - Minute Walk

26 MBTA Shuttle Bus Route 608 During Closure

27 Transit Options and Passenger Accommodations During Closure Transfers within the System Enter/Exit at a Nearby Station Bowdoin Station: Full Operational Hours Additional Green Line Trains D-Line Off-Peak service extended to North Station C-Line Peak service increased by 15% Silver Line 1: Add l Service (+25%) (So. Station to Airport) Shuttle Bus (Route No. 608) alternative to walking from adjacent station State Gov. Cen. Bowdoin Haymarket Increased MassPort Shuttle: Logan to Airport Station

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29 Proposed Station Headhouse THANK YOU

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