Cambridge Brickwalk Conservancy, Inc., (CBC) is a non-profit organization formed to preserve, maintain, and extend traditional brick sidewalks in Cambridge, MA. The sidewalks are a signature feature of Cambridge and represent a legacy of over two centuries duration. CBC contends, and has engineering data from studies conducted for the purpose of determining the suitability of various materials for the handicapped using sidewalks, that a more balanced approach to sidewalk construction and maintenance can be effective in preserving the legacy of brick sidewalks in the City while also serving the needs of the handicapped.
Concrete ramps not maintained become obstacles for pedestrians.
Brick ramps are beautiful and provide safe walkways for pedestrians.