Cambridge, Massachusetts: An evaluation of current transportation planning policies. Evaluation Points. Goals Planning for desired outcomes Providing access Mode priority Mode selection. Community development: Environmental and Transportation Planning Quality of life
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Environmental and Transportation Planning
Quality of life
Environment and climate
Traffic, Parking and Transportation
Parking , Pollution control
Intersection, bike lanes
to promote a healthy environment
Highest priority in walking, biking and multimodalism
A major principle guiding transportation planning in this city is safety for pedestrians and bicyclists
Safety for pedestrian
Morse elementary school
Delineated bicycle lane
Safety for bicyclists
Mixed land use pattern
Removing vehicle lanes/ expanded sidewalks
Senses of city
At construction site
The plan must provide a temporary sidewalk, and often a bicycle lane, even in a parking or travel lane must be removed.
Parking and Transportation demand management
Each large employer is required to have a plan for helping its worker commute by means other than SOV
regional employment pattern that take advantages of areas well served by transit to and from Cambridge.
sense of the street; it has a policy to protect the minor arterials with residential character whenever possible.
Policies and Guidelines for Facilities
Design Standards for Physical Improvements
Encourage Walking as Alternative
Action Plan to Reduce Auto Travel
Plans that are GOOD in Cambridge
Central Square Harvard Square
Inman Square Kendall Square
Planning in Cambridge
Cambridge has not changed the percentage of how people get to work.