Following the November release of Eversource’s Basic Service rates, residents and businesses enrolled in the 100% Green Option will save money and receive 100% renewable electricity.Eversource’s Basic Service, in effect through June 2018, costs 13.157 cents/kilowatt-hour (c/k Wh) compared to the 100% Green Option’s 12.180 c/k Wh.Currently, over 32,800 residential electricity customers and more than 4,800 commercial electricity customers are participating in the Cambridge Community Electricity program.Those enrolled in the Standard Green option, which provides more solar energy from local resources than required by the state of Massachusetts, are also saving money, with rates at 10.486 cents/k Wh.
Massachusetts residents deserve flexible, environmentally-sustainable transportation options they can count on, like BRT.” All pilot grants were selected by a committee comprised of Massachusetts transportation leaders convened by the Barr Foundation and Boston BRT technical consultants that reviewed criteria such as the number of BRT elements included within proposals, proof of concept, potential impact (including density of population and employment), municipal and community support, and willingness to partner with state agencies to create a successful pilot.
The deadline for submitting an application to serve on the Task Force is Fri, Jan 19, 2018.
Applications can be submitted to City Manager Louis A.
The main topics were Harvard Square, Central Square, and news around town.
Hosts: Judy Nathans, Robert Winters [On You Tube] [Materials used in these episodes] "Participatory Budgeting has been an incredible community engagement tool in the city and I am pleased we were able to invest ,000 more in funds to allow a 7th winning project to be selected," said Louis A. "Over the past 4 years we have been able to engage thousands of people in this innovative process, and I am particularly proud that all Cambridge residents at least 12 years old, including non-US citizens and university students, were able to vote." Participatory Budgeting is a democratic process through which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget.
The Bus Rapid Transit pilot aligns with Cambridge’s Vision Zero efforts to make our streets safer for people of all ages and abilities to travel between work, school, shops, and other destinations, whether they choose to walk, bicycle, drive, or take transit,” said Cambridge City Manager Louis A. “We are grateful to the Barr Foundation for their support in helping us implement the pilot, and we look forward to collaborating with our neighbors in Watertown to make it a success.” The grant in Cambridge was one of three awarded as part of a competitive request for proposals from Boston BRT, which invited municipalities to partner with the MBTA to demonstrate the potential of BRT in high-ridership, high-traffic areas, with the goal of improving the transit experience for the most people.