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Mass Ave Planning Study - Community Meeting #1

Mass Ave Planning Study: Mapping Our Future

We're excited to host our first community meeting for the Mass Ave Planning Study (MAPS) on Thursday, February 29 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM.

The meeting will provide an introduction to the project; an opportunity for the community to learn more about the process; and a chance to talk with the planning team about Mass Ave!

This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Please register here in advance or go to

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

If you can't make the meeting, please share your thoughts using our online mapping tool! Visit: bit.ly/MAPS_map


The Mass Ave Planning Study (MAPS), spearheaded by the Cambridge Community Development Department, is creating a vision plan for what Massachusetts Avenue will look like in 2040 between Alewife Brook Parkway and Cambridge Common. 

This plan is part of the implementation of Envision Cambridge, the City's comprehensive plan, which calls for an increase of housing along major corridors and supporting a thriving local business community. Mass Ave is one of these corridors, as it serves as a hub for the city and connects many independently-owned businesses, neighborhoods, and institutions. 

This plan will study various aspects such as land use, zoning, urban design, housing, climate resiliency, small business support, mobility, and public space. The team will work with the community to develop a shared vision to shape future development types and scales.

Visit our website for more information and how to get involved: www.cambridgema.gov/massaveplan

If you are interested in the implementation of the separated bike lanes on Mass Ave as part of the Cycling Safety Ordinance, visit the Mass Ave Partial Construction website for details on that process: https://www.cambridgema.gov/Departments/publicworks/cityprojects/2021/massave4massavepartialconstruction

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