Best of Boston

2022 Best Long-Awaited Civic Improvement

Green Line Extension

Given the T’s well-documented struggles, it’s nice to see the beleaguered agency get a win for once, even if it is after a decadeslong financial and logistical boondoggle. When the Green Line finally arrived in Union Square, Somerville celebrated with a brass band and, naturally, a Union Square Donuts giveaway — a welcome change of pace in an area that loves to hate on its commute.