Neighborhood concerns about traffic patterns, noise abatement and access surrounding 2019 reconstruction the Massachusetts Turnpike will be addressed at a Jan. 19 meeting
Residents are encouraged to renew their parking permits before they expire Jan. 31.
A lot happens in the course of a year in a densely packed city of 110,402 people with high-profile industries, clashing interests and significant class disparities. From the first promises of newly reelected officials to the extinguishing of a massive fire, here’s a run-down.
Drivers can buy or lease electric cars at significant discounts through a program offered through Feb. 28 by the nonprofit Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance, known as Mass Energy.
Ryan Callinan, 29, of Wilmington, was arraigned Thursday in Somerville District Court and charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
Adding solar panels to the Main Library, flashing lights for crosswalks and real-time bus tracking displays led the city’s third annual Participatory Budget process, in which 4,730 residents age 12 and older voted on how to spend $700,000 of the city’s budget.
The City of Cambridge made good on a City Council order from October implementing two experimental, separated bike lanes along short swaths of Massachusetts Avenue – one in Central Square, the other just north of Harvard Square.
After years of delay, Cambridge will roll out parking payments via smartphone app in Harvard Square on Monday as a pilot program, and expects to expand citywide by summer 2017. But cars can’t just be moved a few feet to a different parking meter to park for longer.
The speed limit on city-owned streets will be reduced to 25 mph unless otherwise posted, the City Manager’s Office announced Friday, calling it “an important step toward improving the safety of everyone who lives, works and visits Cambridge.”
I drive. I don’t bike. Although I have voted in favor of every bike safety plan except one, I won’t claim to be the “bicycle councillor.” I won’t claim to be a bicycle expert. I admit that I’m arriving late to the discussion – but I have arrived.