Boston may be getting innovation housing first, but an assortment of players in Cambridge are convinced Kendall Square can do it right.
A roughly four-hour meeting held by the MBTA about public transit fare hikes and service cuts facing Cambridge and the state heard the worries and anger of high school students, representatives of the Occupy movement, work commuters and especially the disabled.
Another source of cash was revealed Monday that might help ease the mass transit crisis facing Cambridge and the state: up to $25 million in snow and ice removal funds that have gone unused in an unusually mild winter. A meeting Wednesday at City Hall will bring this suggestion and others to the MBTA.
The gloom has been gathering for weeks about proposed cuts to MBTA service, and one city councillor worries Cambridge “may have to ban further development until the T is back on stable footing.”
Mass transit officials working on the green line extension have scheduled a meeting for Sept. 13 in Boston to talk about the three- to five-year subway construction delay.
Education First can expand its North American headquarters in NorthPoint, thanks to a law signed into law Thursday by Gov. Deval Patrick.