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Links to phone numbers and email address to thank key people and/or bring up concerns

Important phone numbers - City of Boston

  • Unshoveled snow – 617-635-4896
  • Potholes - 617-635-4500
  • Problem catch basin grates - 617-989-7000
  • Missing traffic signs - 617-635-4500
  • Traffic light does not turn green - 617-635-4500.
  • Abandoned bicycles. If a bicycle parked on a city sidewalk has been abandoned for at least 30 days, the Public Works Department will remove it - 617.635.4500.
  • Charles River Bike Paths, Charles River Bridges, Parkways, and Boulevards. For questions concerning these facilities or to report road and path defects contact the Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Urban Parks and Recreation - 617.626.4973
  • City bike racks: www.bikebackrequest.org

Important phone numbers - City of Cambridge

  • Unshoveled snow – 617.349.4903, 617.349.4854      
  • Potholes – 617.349.4854
  • Street defects – 617.349.4800, 617.349.4846
  • Bicycle parking info and requests – 617.349.4629
  • Broken or malfunctioning signals – 617.349.4715
  • Traffic related problem (double parking, etc) – 617.349.4731, 617.349.3307

Important phone numbers - City of Somerville

  • Street and sidewalk issues - 617.666.3311 (City's 311) or put in request online here >>>

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