There are now more details on the MBTA Air Rights Project on a separate PSNA web page.

Monthly Meeting

Thursday, August 21
7:00 - 9:00 PM

Metropolitan New Life Baptist Church
Beech and Orchard Street, Cambridge

On the Agenda

The MBTA has put its air rights development process on "pause" to allow
for public input on the Oaktree Green Development.

PSNA has invited representatives from the from the MBTA
to discuss this process and representatives from Oaktree and Lesley University
to present the proposals they submitted.
We invite you to bring your concerns, questions, and ideas
for a better Porter Square.

A Public Process to Envision a Better Porter Square --
Starting Points and Opportunities

There are now more details on the MBTA Air Rights Project on a separate PSNA web page.


Note on Special May 2001 Tramsportation Safety Meeting

PSNA invited Cambridge city officials to discuss the current status of a plan that began in 1997 with the Citizen Advisory Committee to recommend ways make improvements that would make Porter Square safer for pedestrians and bicyclists at our special May meeting.

Come and discuss the status of this plan that affects both Cambridge and Somerville residents. See how we can work together to make it happen. Your input and support are vital. Learn more about background of the Citizen Advisory Committee's work and take a look a the plan accomplished most of the committee's goals on the Improving Pedestrian Safety in Porter Square page. Also check out the details of traffic light cycles that would make the plan work.


"Preparing for an Emergency" is now on the PSNA web site.



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Beyond the Square


About PSNA
The Porter Square Neighbors Association is a voluntary membership organization of residents and business owners in Cambridge and Somerville founded in October 1995. It is open to all who want to work to improve the quality of life in Porter Square and surrounding neighborhoods. The PSNA usually meets on the third Thursday of every month from 7-9 PM in the basement of the Metropolitan New Life Baptist Church, 16 Beech Street (corner of Orchard and Beech Streets, Cambridge).
Members of the PSNA hail from both Cambridge and Somerville and include residents and business owners. Voting members pay dues of $10 per year and must have attended two meetings within the six months prior to voting.
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Find Out More about PSNA
The Porter Square Neighborhood Association's web site contains information on the association's
By-Laws which were adopted soon after the organization was formed.
Public Correspondence to relevant public officials with the opinions and objectives of the members on matters of interest in Porter Square.
Press Releases to local media in an active and on-going effort to communicate its activities and association's accomplishments through a variety of media.
Minutes for recent meetings.
Reports written by PSNA members in anticipation the renovations of the Porter Square Shopping Center and roadway improvements in Porter Square area.
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Contact Us
We welcome all feedback, ideas, and contributions of content. To contact us, or to add your name to our mailing list, e-mail us: porter_sq@yahoo.com
Telephone contacts: David Reed (president), 497-5184; Jane Sauer (web site designer and manager), 776-0945.
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Around the Square
The PSNA web site contains pages related to Porter Square:
In the News, which features some of what is happening how and news from the archives.
Porter Square Shopping Center information -- including the center's "hotline" phone number and the Memorandum of Understanding.
Porter Square Roadways Issues, which includes meeting minutes of the Community Advisory Community.
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Beyond Porter Square
Connections to other web sites in the Cambridge/Somerville Area are available on the following page:
Links to Useful Sites
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