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.

Somerville Ave Separated Bike Lane Installation

https://www.cambridgema.gov/Departments/trafficparkingandtransportation/... Somerville Ave Separated Bike Lane Installation May 05, 2021 The Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Department will be installing separated bike lanes on Somerville Ave between White St in Cambridge and Acadia Pk in Somerville. The work is in cooperation with the MBTA and the City of Somerville.

Self-guided tour No. 4: Take a quick spin through our political movements on the back of a bicycle

Self-guided tour No. 4: Take a quick spin through our political movements on the back of a bicycle By Marieke Van Damme Monday, April 26, 2021 The first stop on the “Pedaling the People’s Republic” bike tour is Cambridge Common, pictured here circa 1970, when this area became part of the counterculture movement. (Photo: Cambridge Historical Society) “All politics is local,” said Tip O’Neill, Cambridge resident and speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977 to 1986.