Request City Manager request CSX provide the City Council with the details of their security concerns and how they relate to their preference for a bridge instead of a grade crossing across Franklin Street.
Request City Manager request CSX provide the City Council with copies of their traffic circulation plans as well as those offered by Mass DOT.
Request City Manager report to the City Council whether or not the Putnam Lane overpass will need to be repaired/replaced whether or not the CSX rail yard expansion proposal moves forward.
Request City Manager request CSX bring forward for discussion a different proposal for access to the proposed maintenance facility than the one that utilizes Atlanta Street.
Request City Manager provide the City Council with a list of businesses that might be negatively impacted it the existing CSX rail yard proposal is implemented.
Request City Manager request CSX provide the City Council with data in support of the economic development that has been incented in areas surrounding other rail yard expansion projects they have implemented in other urban areas such as Atlanta, Cleveland and Chicago.
Request City Manager request CSX to inform the City Council if they would be willing to post a bond for damages to small businesses along Grafton Street caused as a result of the rail yard expansion.
Request City Manager request the City Solicitor provide the City Council with a report detailing any eminent domain powers allowed to railroads.
Request City Manager request CSX provide the City Council with the plan once considered as part of the rail yard expansion that included the taking of up to 60 properties and the closing of Franklin Street.
Request City Manager discuss with CSX the possible upgrades to Grafton Street at the I-290 eastbound off-ramp and on-ramp, and the benefits of easy rail yard access and egress while minimally impacting Grafton Street.
Request City Manager provide the City Council with any options that might be considered for connecting Franklin Street to Shrewsbury Street.