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Journey Towards a Greener Transportation System
Journey Towards a Greener Transportation System
Cambridge promotes sustainable transportation through education, community workshops, planning, and infrastructure projects. Resident volunteers can provide input on transportation projects. The City is investing in Electric Vehicle infrastructure and adding more fully electric vehicles to its fleet.
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Creating Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
The City recognizes the importance of and is heavily investing in Electric Vehicle (EV) infrastructure.
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Cambridge’s Sustainability Initiatives: Addressing Climate Change and Building Resilience
Recognizing the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect vulnerable communities, the City has implemented a comprehensive set of programs and projects to combat climate change and enhance resilience.
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Prioritizing Urban Safety: A Comprehensive Approach to Complete Streets in Cambridge
The City's commitment to urban safety is not just on repairing damaged roads or improving accessibility, but also on prioritizing safety at dangerous intersections. By the end of this year, the City plans to ban turns on red at most intersections.
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2024 Resident Parking Permit Photo Contest
Submit your images depicting City buildings, landmarks, and the beauty of Cambridge to the 2024 Cambridge Resident Parking Permit contest. The winning photo will be featured in the 2024 Resident Parking Permit sticker.
Porter Square Bike Lanes by Kyle Klein
Building Connections with Separated Bike Lanes
The City of Cambridge aims to design our streets for people of all ages and abilities, whether they are walking, bicycling, driving, or taking transit. Our goal? To eliminate transportation-related deaths and serious injuries while increasing healthy, equitable mobility for all.
2023 Resident Permit Parking Contest Winning Photo of  Cambridge Crossing by Lauren Kershberg
Renew Residential Parking Permits Online Starting December 1, 2022
2022 Resident and Visitor Parking Permits will expire on March 31, 2023.
MBTA bus in dedicated bus lane on Route 2.
Transportation & Mobility
Green Line Extension (GLX) opened the Green Line Extension Union Square Station in March 2022, dedicated bus lanes and separated bike facilities were implemented in multiple areas, new Bluebike stations were installed, an much more.
Cambridge Cycling Safety Ordinance
The City’s Cycling Safety Ordinance calls for the City to build out a 25-mile network of separated bike lanes in the next five years. Separated bike lanes, which generally include space and vertical dividers that create a physical distance between bicycles and motor vehicles, improve safety and create a more comfortable environment.
Linear Path Bicyclist
Danehy Connector, Linear Path, and Grand Junction Corridor Planning
Off-road paths provide a relaxing and fun way to travel in and around Cambridge.
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