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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

Document Name Description Geography Year
Getting Around Cambridge Magazine (2018) This annual magazine highlights sustainable transportation resources, programs, and initiatives in Cambridge. 6/13/2018
Envision Cambridge Final report of the Envision Cambridge citywide plan. 5/10/2019
Energy Reduction Plan 2010 plan for the reduction of energy consumption by the City. Citywide 7/9/2010
Energy Efficiency Incentives for Commercial Buildings Energy Efficiency Incentives for Commercial Buildings 9/20/2019
Economic Development Policy Addresses challenges and opportunities offered by the economic environment of Cambridge. Expands upon these themes, analyzes recent economic trends, and enumerates existing policies and programs that grow from them. Citywide 7/11/2004
Economic Development Building Permit Brochure Brochure explaining who needs a building permit and how to apply for one. Citywide 7/3/2002
Eastern Cambridge Planning Study Report Zoning and non-zoning recommendations from the 2001 Eastern Cambridge Planning Study, as well as visions for specific focus areas. 7/10/2001
Eastern Cambridge Planning Board Guidelines Guidelines adopted in October 2001 as part of the effort to help define the character of future development in Eastern Cambridge. 8/2/2001
East Cambridge Zoning Guide 1985 design principles and land use plans for the former industrial area of East Cambridge, covering the triangle from the First and Second Streets to the Charles River. Referenced in Zoning Ordinance, Articles 13.30, 13.40 and 13.50. East Cambridge 7/3/1985
East Cambridge Riverfront Plan 1978 study that serves as the blueprint for redevelopment of the East Cambridge "Triangle," as well as the urban design plan for the East Cambridge Riverfront and industrial area. East Cambridge 7/3/1978