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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus travelling through Harvard Square in July 2022.

Transit Advisory Committee

What is the Transit Advisory Committee?

The Transit Advisory Committee gives feedback on city and state projects. The advisory committee has also generated new ideas on improving public transit in Cambridge and greater Boston. The recent work of the advisory committee includes:

  • writing letters of support for public transit expansion projects
  • brainstorming ideas to change or add new bus routes
  • reviewing street designs for city and state projects
  • providing feedback on service reliability and improvements
  • identifying new funding opportunities

Photo credit: Carl Rothenhaus


Transit Bulletin

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the members of the advisory committee?

The advisory committee includes residents and representatives of organizations in Cambridge. Click here to view the list of advisory committee members.

How do I apply to join the advisory committee?

The City has an application process for new advisory committee members every 2 years. However, if many members move away or resign from the committee before the 2 years are over, we may ask people to apply to become members of the advisory committee. We last asked people to apply in 2021.

How do I contact the Transit Advisory Committee or individual members of the advisory committee?

You can send an e-mail to transit@cambridgema.gov. Please include your name, your contact information, and any comments or questions you have to the Transit Advisory Committee.

Meeting Materials

March 2, 2023 - Subcommittee Meeting

February 2, 2023

Written materials

Click here to view draft meeting agenda

We will post meeting summary after the TAC secretary has finished drafting it.


Click here to view presentation on TAC, City, and State updates and discussion on subcommittee project brainstorm.

January 5, 2023

December 1, 2022

November 3, 2022

September 15, 2022

July 7, 2022

June 2, 2022

May 5, 2022

April 7, 2022

March 3, 2022

February 3, 2022

January 2022 - Orientation

January 13, 2022

Archive 2013 to 2021

We keep an archive of all agendas, summaries, and presentations. You will find materials in order from the first to the most recent meeting. We have grouped materials by calendar year.

Click here to visit the archive.

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