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Living in Cambridge

Cambridge has an average Walk Score of 90 with 105,162 residents.

Cambridge has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

The most walkable Cambridge neighborhoods are Inman Square, Porter Square and Harvard Square.

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90 Walk Score of Cambridge, MA

Cambridge is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Pine Street House

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Squirrel Brand Park

Daily errands do not require a car in Cambridge.

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1 Inman Square 97 68 100 5,397
2 Porter Square 96 72 97 1,994
3 Harvard Square 96 80 97 4,159
4 Wellington - Harrington 96 63 98 4,451
5 Area IV 95 69 100 5,680
6 Mid-Cambridge 95 76 98 11,794
7 Aggasiz - Harvard University 95 75 99 5,300
8 Riverside 94 76 98 9,608
9 East Cambridge 93 69 96 7,784
10 Cambridgeport 92 68 99 12,259
11 Neighborhood Nine 88 70 91 11,062
12 Kendall Square 87 71 97 2,469
13 North Cambridge 87 67 93 10,882
14 West Cambridge 79 58 94 7,017
15 Strawberry Hill 78 46 94 2,259
16 MIT 70 76 94 3,962
17 Cambridge Highlands 64 56 93 941

Eating & Drinking

There are about 566 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Cambridge.

People in Cambridge can walk to an average of 13 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Christina's Homemade Ice Cream

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Rosie's Bakery

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thumbnail for Pine Street HouseCambridge & Area IV appreciate unique homes & diverse neighborhoods that express style & inspire others.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Pine Street House

70 Transit Score of Cambridge, MA

Cambridge has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Cambridge apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Cambridge has excellent public transportation and about 31 bus, 1 rail, 1 subway and 4 light rail lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Cambridge on public transit.

96 Bike Score of Cambridge, MA

Cambridge is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.


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Moore Garden Less Street

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Cambridgeport Fletcher School

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Cambridge Common Park

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Glacken Field

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Glacken Field

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Saint Peters Field

thumbnail for Squirrel Brand ParkThis park with three strange exercise pieces & a garden was once the home of Squirrel Brand Candy.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Squirrel Brand Park

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Lechmere Canal Park

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Clement G. Morgan Park

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Fletcher/Maynard Academy

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Cambridge Champions Track & Field

thumbnail for Moore Garden Less StreetFlourishing vegetation next to the tennis court at Green Rose Heritage Park.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Moore Garden Less Street

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Technology Square

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Dawes Island Park

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thumbnail for Cambridgeport Fletcher SchoolOutstanding mural on a large side wall of a school with two names, a basketball court, & playground.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Cambridgeport Fletcher School

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