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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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Document Name Description Geography Year
Getting Around Cambridge Magazine (2018) This annual magazine highlights sustainable transportation resources, programs, and initiatives in Cambridge. 6/12/2018
2018 Central Square Commercial District Assessment The purpose of this report is to better understand the district's current business landscape and guide business growth and development. 4/30/2018
Low Carbon Energy Supply Strategy 2018 The purpose of this study was to determine current and future energy demand, assess the potential for renewable energy generation in Cambridge, develop technical scenarios for renewable energy delivery systems, and evaluate the risks, benefits, and feasibility of each scenario along with discussion of potential implementation pathways. Citywide 4/19/2018
Climate Change Preparedness and Resilience (CCPR) Alewife Preparedness Handbook This is a companion document to the Draft Alewife Preparedness Plan. It describes a range of resiliency strategies using a consistent, easy-to-read format for a broad audience. 11/13/2017
Climate Change Preparedness and Resilience (CCPR) Alewife Preparedness Plan This report provides the context, framework, and strategies to create a prepared and resilient Alewife neighborhood. 11/13/2017
Cambridge Today An interim report on the state of the city from the Envision Cambridge planning process. 9/18/2017
Cambridge Needs Assessment Report detailing a transparent and inclusive framework for understanding the needs of the Cambridge community. Citywide 2/16/2017
Cambridge Fair Housing Plan 2016 - 2020 This Fair Housing Plan, that includes the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, was developed by the City of Cambridge to accompany the City’s Five Year Consolidated Plan (FY2016 to FY2020). Citywide 7/1/2015
North Cambridge Railroad Study 1994 This study was commissioned by the Cambridge Community Development Department in response to a request from the North Cambridge Stabilization Committee (NCSC) to study safety issues around the MBTA Commuter Rail tracks in North Cambridge. A number of the Appendices to the report are also available. North Cambridge 9/29/2014
Neighborhood Demographics Profile 2013 Includes a series of charts and tables with information about the 13 neighborhoods of Cambridge, as well as citywide statistics. The document was last updated during 2013 to incorporate complete data from the 2010 US Census and the 2006 to 2011 American Community Survey. Citywide 8/18/2014