News & Announcements

  • April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    In 2013 alone, distracted driving claimed 3,154 lives and injured an estimated 424,000. Those deaths and injuries were 100 percent preventable.

  • New Motor Vehicle Light Law in Effect

    On April 7, a new law went into effect in Massachusetts that requires drivers to use headlights and taillights on motor vehicles during inclement weather and when windshield wipers are in use. The law is intended to increase safety and visibility of vehicles on the Commonwealth's roadway.

  • Living without a car

    Cambridge is one of the easiest places to live or work without driving. With over 40,000 households, 100,000 jobs, and hundreds of thousands of services in just over 6 square miles of land, just about all of what people need is close at hand. With so many things close by, this affords people in Cambridge an array of transportation options.

  • East Cambridge Traffic Pattern Changes

    The temporary one-way streets created in East Cambridge in February because of snow impacts will return to their previous two-way traffic pattern as of Wednesday, April 1.

  • 2016 Resident Sticker Photo Contest now open

    Submit your favorite Cambridge pictures now!

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Welcome to Traffic, Parking & Transportation!

The department is responsible for a variety of services and operations to manage the City’s public parking and traffic operations and is actively involved in the City’s transportation planning activities to provide, maintain and promote sustainable transportation to meet the mobility needs of the City.

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