Graduate Student Counil, MIT

Open Issues: 67 Closed Issues: 1,955 Acknowledged Issues: 120
Watching issues created after: 2010-10-25

The Housing and Community Affairs (HCA) Committee of the Graduate Student Council at MIT is charged with advocating for student community affairs around the institute. We focus on all student life issues, including housing and rents, stipends, health services and insurance, transportation, safety, athletics, and related matters.

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  • Albany Street And Pacific Street Intersection Cambridge, MA - Cambridgeport
    This intersection has a raised brick "crosswalk" but no painted white stripe lines. The result is that cars driving down Albany rarely yield for pedestrians in an area with a large student population.
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  • Third Street Cambridge, Massachusetts - Mit
    This intersection was recently redesigned and a northbound bike lane was included to cross Broadway via 3rd. But there is absolutely no v
    isible traffic signal for bicyclists to cross Broadway on Third. It's absolutely dangerous and an unbelievable oversight...
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    312 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02139, USA - The Port
    You need to re-engineer how the bikes come across prospect at Broadway and Prospect Street, right now the pinch keeps pinging bikes into the rear of the parked cars, putting in a bike lane giving a delayed signal, putting the bikes in the center as opposed to off to the side make much more sense
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  • 60 Magazine Street Cambridge, Massachusetts - Cambridgeport
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  • 305 Brookline St Cambridge, MA 02139 - Cambridgeport
    the entire road is third world
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    140-148 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02139, USA - The Port
    Daily, delivery trucks park in both the bicycle and motor vehicle lanes. This picture is from yesterday. Today at about 7:45 am there were 3 trucks lined up. This is extremely dangerous for cyclists and slows down motor vehicle traffic significantly.
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  • 75a Ames Street Cambridge, Massachusetts - Mit
    This bike lane is frequently blocked by cars which mistakenly park in the bike lane. If plastic post barriers were installed, it would be much harder for cars to park in the bike lane.
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  • 262 Main Street Cambridge, Massachusetts - Mit
    This driver left his car in the bike lane while using the BofA branch.
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  • 211 Harvard Street Cambridge, Massachusetts - The Port
    Tree Branches need to be pruned. Hanging over roofline by multiple feet and tons of squirrels are getting into eaves of house.
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  • 207 Harvard Street Cambridge, Massachusetts - The Port
    Part of the bricks on the sidewalk are sinking in and form a large puddle during rainstorms. There are 3 young toddlers in our building, so it would be great get the sidewalk leveled a bit more to prevent the puddling.
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    225 Windsor St Cambridge, MA 02139, USA - The Port
    Illegally parked truck, blocking the bike lane. This is the same truck in the same location at approximately the same time (8:00 a.m.) as yesterday - either CPD wasn't able to issue a citation yesterday or the company doesn't care. As with yesterday, today I called CPD at the time of the illegal parking.
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  • 105 Albany Street Cambridge, Massachusetts - Cambridgeport
    Cyclists are consistently running red lights, not only at this intersection, but intersections around Cambridge. When I tap my horn to alert them of the red light they are running as I come to the green light, they flip me off! Cambridge needs to do a better job enforcing cyclists on roads or actually come out with road rules for cyclists. Their unpredictability and lack of road rules puts their lives at risk, and then drivers get blamed!
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