Simulation of Green Line extension shows Medford residents a smooth ride

We have seen the future, and it is green.

A video simulation of the MBTA’s Green Line extension project was caught on camera Monday at a Medford community meeting. Randy Henke, representing the design firms AECOM and HNTB, reportedly narrated the virtual train ride as a Green Line car skated swiftly from Lechmere to Tufts University’s College Avenue.

“We’ve got a lot of greenness here we’re going to get rid of eventually,’’ Henke joked of the long swaths of lime-green grass that lined the tracks in the video simulation.

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