Graduate Student Counil, MIT

Open Issues: 47 Closed Issues: 550 Acknowledged Issues: 62
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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  • Other Open
    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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  • 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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  • Other Archived
    77 Ames St Cambridge, MA 02142, USA - Mit
    Car illegally blocking bike lane
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  • 51 Central Sq Cambridge, MA - Cambridgeport
    A new traffic pattern was instituted here recently. On River St at Mass Ave, the right-hand lane is now a right turn only lane. There is a lane marking, but I don't believe there are any signs. Regardless, many drivers enter the right lane and then proceed straight through the intersection. It's not clear that there is a right turn only lane here and the signage needs improvement.
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  • 491-507 Putnam Ave Cambridge, MA 02139, USA - Cambridgeport
    On mailbox on Putnam Avenue, corner of Pearl Street.
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  • 217-219 Green St Cambridge, MA 02139, USA - Cambridgeport
    Rats have returned behind Rangzen restaurant. There are lots of them.
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  • Other Acknowledged
    59 Allston St Cambridge, MA 02139, USA - Cambridgeport
    Rooster in the city ? .... There is a rooster that crows at all hours of the day , it starts at 5am ! And is very annoying . This is not something someone living in the city would expect . I have seen the chickens and roosters in the children's park next door . Not very safe /sanitary . As well as him letting his dog loose with out a leach as well . This is not acceptable and not very neighborly of them . They might want to live in the country side where it's normal for these actions .The house address is -58 Allston st
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  • Other Acknowledged
    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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  • 2 Reardon St Cambridge, Massachusetts - Cambridgeport
    A parked train is blocking the pedestrian crossing between Fort Washington Park and MIT campus. People are walking around in front of it and climbing over it. The railroad crossing signal is not flashing. Unsafe!
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  • 25 Prospect St Cambridge, Massachusetts - The Port
    new lane markings were painted for a new traffic pattern but the old ones are still visible, especially at night and in bad weather, making it unclear what side of the road you're supposed to be on
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