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The 2010 Resident Parking Permit expires January 31, 2011. The City of Cambridge will be increasing the 2011 Resident Permit fee from $8 to $20. This is the first increase since 1992. The increase will free up resources that can be dedicated to programs and projects in support of the City’s commitment to becoming a sustainable and green community. The 2011 Permit is now available. Renewals will continue through January 31, 2011, when all 2010 permits expire. The new 2011 fees are as follows:
Resident Permit and one Visitor Pass per household - $20 per year.
One Visitor Pass for a household with no vehicle - $20 per year.
Seniors over 65 – Free
Disability plate or disability placard holder - Free
The city is also including an opportunity for residents to make a further voluntary contribution that would be allocated to the programs as outlined in City Ordinance 10.17.150. This ordinance, also called the Vehicle Trip Reduction Ordinance, establishes a variety of programs to mitigate the effects of high levels of vehicle traffic and congestion by implementing measures to make more efficient use of mass transit, bicycling, walking, and other alternatives to trips by single-occupancy vehicles.
For more information, call the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department at 617-349-4700 or visit their website,
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