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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

How do I apply to join the advisory committee?

We recruit new members about every 2 years. However, if there are many vacancies, we may make a call for new members sooner than every 2 years. We last recruited for new members in April 2023.

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 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

July 11, 2024

Written materials

Click here to view the agenda.

We will post the meeting summary after the Secretary has completed a draft.


We will post the presentations after the meeting.

City Updates

Track Improvement Program

Screens Briefing

May 2, 2024

April 4, 2024

February 8, 2024

December 7, 2023

November 2, 2023

October 5, 2023

September 7, 2023

June 1, 2023

May 4, 2023

April 13, 2023

March 2, 2023 - Subcommittee Meeting

February 2, 2023

January 5, 2023

January 2022 - Orientation

Archive 2013 to 2022

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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