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Additional Publications

In addition to the reports and other documents listed in the Publications Directory, the Department produces a number of other reports and newsletters on a regular basis.  These include the following:

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For paper copies and to obtain more information about a publication please contact the Community development Department at 617/349-4600 or CDDat344@cambridgema.gov.


Document Name Description Geography Year
Healthy Parks and Playgrounds Task Force Report 2009 report with recommendations for new and innovative approaches to the design and operation of future public parks and playgrounds in Cambridge to provide facilities that better serve physical, developmental, and social needs. Citywide 2009
Green Building Task Force Recommendations The Green Building/Zoning Task Force was appointed by the City Manager in April 2008 to work with City staff and analyze various approaches and to encourage energy efficient building practices. Citywide 2009
Lafayette Square Project Post-Construction Evaluation 2009 report evaluating the reconstruction of Lafayette Square and surrounding streets. Citywide 2009
Aging in the Cambridge Community Outlines services available to seniors in Cambridge and discusses key physical planning issues affecting transportation, economic development, zoning, parks and housing. Citywide 2010
Area Four Neighborhood Study 2010 Update Update to Area Four Neighborhood Study issued in 1995 and previously updated in 2004. Area Four 2010
CDBG 2010 One Year Plan One Year Action Plan describing anticipated CDBG activities and expenditures for the ensuing fiscal year. Citywide 2010
CDBG 2010 - 2015 Five Year Plan Five-Year Consolidated Plan delineating the broad objectives of CDBG funded programs and initiatives The current Five-Year Plan covers fiscal years 2011 through 2015. Citywide 2010
CDBG 2010 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) The city submits a Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) to the HUD on an annual basis, describing in detail expenditure of CDBG funds over the past fiscal year. Citywide 2010
Cambridgeport Neighborhood Study 2010 Update 2010 update to the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Study issued in 2000 and previously updated in 2003. Cambridgeport 2010
Energy Reduction Plan 2010 plan for the reduction of energy consumption by the City. Citywide 2010
Neighborhood Nine Study 2010 Update 2010 update to Neighborhood Nine Neighborhood Study issued in 1996 and previously updated in 2004. Neighborhood Nine 2010
Open Space and Recreation Plan Current seven-Year Open Space and Recreation Plan covering the period 2009 to 2016. Required by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs for eligibility for open space funding. Citywide 2010
Lechmere Square Public Market Preliminary Feasibility Study 2010 report evaluating proposal to create a year-round public market on the site of the Lechmere MBTA Station, once the station has moved. East Cambridge 2010
Housing Profile Housing profile providing information through 2010, as available, about housing sales costs, condominium conversions and market rents, including some information by neighborhood. Citywide 2010
Cambridge Lighting Study Report Reviews the inventory of public lighting, provides standards for appropriate light levels for Cambridge streets, evaluates energy-efficient light sources, and recommends luminaire types for street and park lighting. Citywide 2010