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  • Winter Resources for Unsheltered Residents

    Winter storms and extreme temperatures pose a severe risk to the safety and health of people remaining outdoors. If you see someone on the street and are concerned about them, please contact the FirstStep Street Outreach team at 617-592-6895 or Cambridge Police at 617-349-3300. Please call 911 if there’s a medical emergency.
  • Snow Removal Resources for Seniors and People with Disabilities

    The Cambridge Council on Aging offers resources to Cambridge seniors (adults over the age of 60) and people with disabilities who need assistance shoveling.
  • Snow Operations Plan for January 7, 2022

    The City of Cambridge is prepared for the approaching snow event. Learn about our planning efforts and remember that we all have a shared responsibility for safety, and over the next few days. Please remember to share the roadway, go slow, and use extra caution to be aware of pedestrians, cyclists, and vehicles.
  • City of Cambridge Lifts Snow Emergency Parking Ban

    The Snow Emergency Parking Ban in effect was lifted in the City of Cambridge as of 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Residents parked in one of the City’s Snow Emergency Off-Street Parking locations should exit within 2 hours after the ban has been lifted to avoid being charged.
  • Cambridge Declares Snow Emergency Effective 1 pm February 1

    A Snow Emergency Parking Ban will go into effect in the City of Cambridge beginning at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021.
  • Proper Use of Salt and Deicers

    After the snow and ice have melted away, the salt and deicing agents used to treat roads and sidewalks remain. These products flow over driveways, sidewalks and roads and go into the nearest catch basin. Once there, they go directly into our waterways, untreated.
  • City of Cambridge Snow Emergency Parking Ban in Effect at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16

    Vehicles parked on streets that are signed “No Parking during a Snow Emergency” will be ticketed and towed until the ban is lifted. To assist residents in parking their vehicles, free parking is provided at a number of facilities beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.
  • A Proactive Approach to Winter Travel Safety

    After the success of last year’s brine pilot program, Public Works is building a new brine farm to make enough brine in-house to treat additional parts of the City.
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