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Date:
February 12, 2024
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87220710813

+1 646 558 8656     Meeting ID:  872 2071 0813  Passcode: 556039

Address:
Brookline, MA 02445
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Pedestrian Advisory Committee, 2-12-2024, 7:00PM, via Zoom

Monday, February 12, 2024


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Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting

February 12, 2024 • 7:00 PM • Remote via Zoom  

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87220710813

+1 646 558 8656     Meeting ID:  872 2071 0813  Passcode: 556039

[One-click link at end of the agenda]
 Meeting Documents available at

https://www.brooklinema.gov/DocumentCenter/Index/5093

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 from the January 8, 2024 Meeting
  3. (7:10pm) Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Issues in South Brookline

Richard Murphy, South Brookline resident, will present the pedestrian safety aspects of a significant project he has proposed to Brookline Transportation to create a safe bicycling route to the High School along Independence/Grove/Newton/Clyde/Lee etc.


4. (7:45pm) Red-Light Automated Enforcement – Discussion

In 2022 a Select Board Committee strongly opposed automated enforcement of red light traffic violations, yet this Committee has strongly recommended such enforcement. Should we reconsider?  Ref: 2022 Report “Committee Considerations Regarding Red Light Camera Traffic Enforcement” from the Surveillance Technology and Military Equipment Study Committee


5. (8:15pm) Review of Long-Standing Issues with Walk Signal Timing and Signage

Ref: 2019 Report “Brookline’s Pedestrian Walk Signals: Are They Working?

Ref: 2021 Memo to Transportation Board “Walk Signal Timing Recommendations for Beacon Street Intersectionshttps://www.brooklinema.gov/DocumentCenter/View/34314/2021-09-01-BeaconSt-Walk-Timing-Recs


6. (8:45 pm) Brief updates

Potential Select Board requirement for an annual report

New Committee Vacancy


7. (8:50pm) Committee Housekeeping

Next meeting:  Monday March 11, 2024.  We normally meet the 2nd Monday of each month

Exceptions:  June 10, 2024 may be a Town Meeting session; October 14 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day (meet Oct 7 instead); November 11 is Veterans Day

Still trying to schedule a conversation with the Police Department for an upcoming meeting


8. New business


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