We Are America

From our neighbor and friend, Lori Lander, yesterday:

Dear friends I hope this finds you well.

I am writing today with lots of good news about Jessica and her students!

Protected Bike Lane is Coming! What's the problem?

https://www.cambridgema.gov/streetsandtransportation/policiesordinancesa...

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"Looks like parking and loading on both sides will be removed for pretty much the length unless there is some sort of construction project alternative."

Please think about that!

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CITY OF CAMBRIDGE

Somerville Native Plants Ordinance!

Somerville Enacts First-Of-Its-Kind Native Plant Ordinance Many similar ordinances encourage native planting without a specific metric, but Somerville has put percentage requirements on city space.

Alex Newman, Patch Staff Posted Wed, May 5, 2021

A native planting ordinance enacted in Somerville is believed to be the first of its kind in any urban environment. A native planting ordinance enacted in Somerville is believed to be the first of its kind in any urban environment.