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NOTICE: The Traffic, Parking, and Transportation will be open to members of the public, by appointment only, Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., for select services. Details about how to access these services online or book an in-person appointment are available on our street occupancy permit (moving vans, moving crates, and tool trucks), parking ticket, and parking permit (residents and visitors) pages. Call 617-349-4700 (voice), 711 (relay), or email tpt@cambridgema.gov for assistance.

Lot 5 in Central Square Closing Temporarily for the Creation of Starlight Square

The City of Cambridge announced today that Lot 5 in Central Square, located at the corner of Bishop Allen Drive and Norfolk Street, will close for public parking beginning on Tuesday, July 21.

The Central Square Business Improvement District will be transforming Lot 5 into Starlight Square, a temporary venture that will include an outdoor amphitheater with physically-distant seating, a courtyard for dining and dialogue, a community center for summer learning and food distribution, and the Central Square Farmers Market. The lot will be closed for parking through the late fall.

Residents and visitors coming to Central Square have numerous alternative parking options, including; on-street meters, the Green Street Parking Garage located at 260 Green Street, Lot 4 located at the intersection of Bishop Allen Drive and Essex Street, and Lots 8 and 9 located at the intersection of Green Street and Pleasant Street.

The Central Square Farmers Market will continue to operate on Mondays, from 12-6 p.m., within Starlight Square.

For information on public parking options in Cambridge, visit https://www.cambridgema.gov/traffic/Parking.

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