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Smart Growth Plan for Wachusett Corridor, MA


Date Published: October 2014


This Smart Growth Corridor Plan provides a strategy for land-use around the new Wachusett Station in central Massachusetts. The new commuter rail station, funded through a U.S. DOT TIGER grant, provides Fitchburg, Leominster and Westminster new connections and linkages to the City of Boston and its western suburbs; the plan identifies opportunities for enhancing the regional economy, job market, housing and recreational opportunities in a 2.5 mile radius around the new station.

Keywords: Transit-oriented-development; Transit oriented development; TOD; transportation; land use; economic development; regional planning

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  • Montachusett Regional Planning Commission
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