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Date:
June 18, 2021
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86372977120 1 (646) 558 8656 Meeting ID: 863 7297 7120 Passcode: 272243
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Pedestrian Advisory Committee Revised, remote via zoom

Friday, June 18, 2021


Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting

Revised Agenda

June 18, 2021  7 PM  Remote via Zoom

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86372977120 

1 (646) 558 8656         Meeting ID: 863 7297 7120   Passcode: 272243

Time estimates below are a best guess, and may not be accurate.

Agenda packet (still being revised & updated) located here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1sYJarcw-v06BfLwWD7fe8OUCm-8eTebV?usp=sharing

  1. Public Comment Period for Issues Not on the Agenda
  2. Review and Approval of Minutes of May 14, 2021 Meeting
  3. (7:15pm) Recommendations to Transportation Board on Whether the Current Automatic Activation of Walk Signals Should End or be Continued

Discussion and vote on draft memo

[Transportation Board to address this question at its June 21 meeting]

Key question: Should intersections with exclusive[1] walk signals be automatic?

  1. (8:00pm) Brookline’s Sidewalk Winter Snow Removal

Discussion and potential vote on draft memo to Transportation Board with analysis and recommendations

  1. (8:30pm) Update on Encroaching Hedges Project Report

Steps needed to complete the report, which is still being written

A new draft will be distributed by Thursday June 17

  1. (8:45pm) Possible updates on other groups/activities since the May meeting

Boylston Street Study Committee public forums

Disparity Working Group

Pedestrian-Friendly Lighting Committee

  1. (8:55pm) Committee Housekeeping

Next meeting:  July 14, 2021, probably at Town Hall

Note-taker: John Shreffler

  1. New business



[1][1] “Exclusive” walk signal programming means that all traffic is stopped by red lights when the walk signals come on