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September 1, 2021
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

1 (646) 558-8656 

Meeting ID:  889 7174 9780    Passcode: 072765

Brookline, MA 02445
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Pedestrian Advisory Committee, via zoom

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 1, 2021  • 7 PM

1 (646) 558-8656 

Meeting ID:  889 7174 9780    Passcode: 072765


Documents for the meeting can be found at the following link:

NOTE:  Time estimates below are GUESSES, and may not accurately represent timing or length of topics

  1. Public Comment Period for Issues Not on the Agenda
  2. Review and Approval of Minutes of July 14, 2021 Meeting
  3. (7:15pm) Update on Warrant Article to Amend By-Law Section 7.5.11 Obstructions
  4. (7:25pm) Potential Recommendations to Transportation Board on Walk Signal Timing for Key Beacon Street Intersections

Discussion and potential vote on draft memo to Board, available at above link

Ref: “Improving Pedestrian Service and Safety on Beacon Street Using Pedestrian – Left Turn Overlaps,” Felix Lao, Peter Furth, Northeastern University 2020

  1. (8:00pm) Discussion of Projects / Activities the Committee Might Undertake if it had More Resources

Discussion document “If we had an army” available at the link above

  1. (8:25pm) Continued Discussion of Community Outreach Possibilities
  2. (8:45pm) Town Updates

Transportation Board: Select Board will probably have appointed 2-3 new members

Transparency process triggered by Fall Town Meeting Warrant Article 22

  1. (8:55pm) Committee Housekeeping

Next meeting:  October 13, 2021

Note-taker for October 13: TBD

Major topic for October meeting: Any Pedestrian-related Warrant Articles

Other future topics include the Pedestrian-Friendly Lighting Committee report

  1. New business
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