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Living in Riverside Cambridge

Riverside is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with 9,608 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: Mid-Cambridge, Cambridgeport, Harvard Square, Inman Square, Aggasiz - Harvard University, Area IV and MIT.

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Walk Score of Riverside, Cambridge, MA

Riverside is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Lifetime Health & Consulting

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Hoyt Field

Daily errands do not require a car in Riverside Cambridge.

Riverside is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with a Walk Score of 94.

Find apartments in Cambridge's most walkable neighborhoods: Harvard Square, Area IV and Riverside.

Riverside Cambridge Apartments for Rent

Riverside Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Riverside to other Cambridge neighborhoods.

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1 Harvard Square 96 81 97 4,159
2 Area IV 94 70 99 5,680
3 Riverside 94 77 99 9,608
4 Mid-Cambridge 93 77 99 11,794
5 Inman Square 93 69 100 5,397

Eating & Drinking

There are about 156 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Riverside.

People in Riverside can walk to an average of 14 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Four Burgers

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Western Front

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Transit Score of Riverside, Cambridge, MA

Riverside has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Riverside Cambridge apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Riverside has excellent public transportation and about 5 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Riverside has about 11 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of Riverside, Cambridge, MA

Riverside is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

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Riverside Press Park

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Riverside Press Park

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Riverside Press Park

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Longfellow Apartments

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Lifetime Health & Consulting

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Inner Space Meditation Center And Gallery

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OBERON

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Putnam Avenue, Cambridge Ma

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The Plough and Stars

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