Emerald Necklace Bicycle & Pedestrian Crossings Committee


Committee membership is as follows:

Board/Commission/Organization Affiliation
Board of Selectmen Jesse Mermell
Department of Conservation and Recreation Patrice Kish
Emerald Necklace Conservancy Julie Crockford
Conservation Commission Kate Bowditch
Park and Recreation Commission Clara Batchelor
Transportation Board Guus Driessen
Planning Board
Linda Hamlin
Bicycle Advisory Committee/Brookline Bikes Tommy Vitolo
Brookline GreenSpace Alliance Arlene Mattison
High Street Hill Association Rob Daves
Riverway Island Neighborhood Association Kathe Geist


The charge of the Emerald Necklace Bicycle and Pedestrian Crossings Committee is to recommend a conceptual design for the following bicycle and pedestrian pathway crossings, connections between them and treatment of the historic landscape: Route 9/Washington Street, River Road access ramp, Brookline Avenue, Parkway Road and Netherlands Road.

Related Pages

Emerald Necklace Project Page with Final Report and Additional Information


Minutes are available following approval of the meetings

  1. 2012
  2. 2011