Increased Mansfield Parking

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Increased Mansfield Parking

Postby MBTA F40PH-2C 1050 » Mon Nov 22, 2004 8:55 pm

According to the Sun Chronicle on Saturday, the MBTA parking lot in Mansfield currently contains 800 spaces (including 172 in a small private lot). On Tuesday, little or no opposition is expected at a town hall meeting to a request by the private lot owner to add an additional 508 spaces at no public cost. The new spaces are expected to be open by June.
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Postby Robert Paniagua » Tue Nov 23, 2004 6:22 am

Yeah, the parking issue at Mansfield has been talked about since the dinosaur era :-), but they haven't done a thing yet, that's what bothers me. I hope they move forward with those parking expansion plans so that other residents in the neighbourhood of Mansfield can drive upthere rather than going to other stations for a parking spot.
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Postby CSX Conductor » Sat Nov 27, 2004 11:38 pm

Too bad they can't make a lot out of the old land north of the station, where a large fire destroyed the land's existing buildings in the late 90's.
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Postby Paul Cutler III » Sun Nov 28, 2004 11:54 am

The land under the old Clemmy Tank Co. that burned to the groud (arson by some teens) is still owned by old man Clemmy, and last I heard, he wants to put in a self storage business there...
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Postby MBTA F40PH-2C 1050 » Sun Nov 28, 2004 12:30 pm

they are clearing that area out, i thought that is where the new parking lot is going, last time i saw, everything was leveled, they are planning on building something there, but i don't know what
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