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Kynthia Lai

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My name is Kynthia and I am an intern with NeighborMedia. I graduated from Tufts University in 2011 and am currently pursuing a career in video production. When I'm not rock climbing or kayaking, I'm probably meandering the streets with a camera.

 

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The Cambridge Transit Advisory Committee met Wednesday, Dec. 7 for a meeting to further discuss how Cambridge can make local public transit more accessible and efficient, with a special focus on the Kendall Square Transit Enhancement Program (KSTEP).

The Cambridge Public Safety Committee had a meeting on September 14 at City Hall for residents and committee members to discuss new technologies affecting public works and emergency services requests in Cambridge.

The public was invited to ask questions about two new applications, Commonwealth Connect (powered by platform developer SeeClickFix) and RapidSOS, that were implemented earlier this year for public use.
 

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The Community Preservation Act (CPA) Committee had their final meeting last month on September 7th at Cambridge City Hall where committee members voted on percent allocation for Affordable Housing and projects on Open Space and Historical Preservation for the fiscal year 2017. The Cambridge public was invited to attend the meeting alongside voting committee members before the committee presented their decisions to Cambridge City Council on September 19.

Affordable housing in Cambridge remains a topic of concern for many residents.

Cambridge had their second Community Preservation Act funding meeting two weeks ago to hear the city’s recommendations for the allocation of this upcoming fiscal year’s funds. The CPA fund raised about $124.4 million dollars this year to divide between affordable housing, open space, and historic preservation projects. With housing costs rising in Cambridge, many residents and nonprofit organization leaders expressed concern over the future of affordable housing.