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Date:
February 4, 2016
Time:
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
School-Brookline High
Address:
115 Greenough Street
Brookline, MA 02445
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Transportation Board, Brookline High School, MLK Room, 7PM

Thursday, February 4, 2016


TRANSPORTATION BOARD MEETING

Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

MLK Room, Main Entrance, Brookline High School

100 Greenough Street

 

7:00 PM        1.       CALL TO ORDER

7:00 PM        2.       PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

7:10 PM        3.       MEMBER UPDATE

7:15 PM        4.       DPW UPDATE: Peter Ditto, Director of DPW – Engineering & Transportation Division will update the Board on current and future construction projects related to the public way.

7:20 PM        5.       DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON REQUEST BY EDWIN DEAN OF 447 WASHINGTON STREET FOR THE CREATION OF A NO PARKING ANYTIME ZONE FOR DRIVEWAY PROTECTION PURPOSES

7:30 PM        6.       DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON REQUEST BY TOWN STAFF TO ALTER THE TRAFFIC RULES AND REGULATIONS AND RECOMMEND THAT THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN INCREASE THE PARKNG METER RATE FOR THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE

  • $1.50 TO $2.00 PER HOUR FOR 13 HOUR METERS ON BROOKLINE AVE, LONGWOOD MBTA, AND CHAPEL STREET
  • $1.00 TO $1.25 PER HOUR ALL 2, 3, 5 HOUR METERS
  • $.50 TO $.75 PER HOUR FOR ALL 13 HOUR METERS NOT PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED
  • EXTEND METER HOURS TO UNIFORM 8PM END TIME
  • ACCEPT QUARTERS, BILLS, CREDIT CARD, PAY BY CELL PAYMENT OPTIONS
  • CENTRE STREET EAST LOT FROM 3 HOUR TO 4 HOUR LIMIT WITH $2.00 FOR 4TH HOUR
  • COOLIDGE CORNER MEDIAN FROM 2 HOUR TO 3 HOUR LIMIT WITH $2.50 FOR 3RD HOUR WHEN PAYMENT TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS
  • TOWN HALL LOT AND SCHOOL STREET LOT 8AM TO 6PM MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, 8AM TO 8PM FRIDAY & SATURDAY
  • SCHOOL STREET LOT FROM 5 HOUR TO 3 HOUR LIMIT
  • FULLER STREET LOT FROM 3 HOUR TO 4 HOUR WITH $2.00 FOR 4TH HOUR
  • BROOKLINE VILLAGE, JFK CROSSING,WASHINGTON SQUARE, ST. MARY’S CURBSIDE AND MEDIAN METERS AND OTHER AREAS OUTSIDE COOLIDGE CORNER FROM 2 HOUR TO 3 HOUR
  • ALL LONG TERM METERS FROM 11 HOUR TO 13 HOUR METER TIME LIMIT
  • RECOMMENDATION TO IMPLEMENT PAY BY CELL TECHNOLOGY AND REPLACE ALL OLDER POM SINGLE SPACE METERS WITH IPS CREDIT CARD ACCEPTING SINGLE SPACE METERS OVER 3-5 YEAR PERIOD BASED ON CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BUDGET CONSTRAINTS

8:00 PM        7.       DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON THE PROPOSED BICYCLE IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR BEACON STREET WESTBOUND (MARION STREET TO SUMMIT PATH CROSSING)

  • PROPOSED PLANS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD AT WWW.BROOKLINEMA.GOV/TRANSPORTATION

9:00 PM        8.       DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN TO SUPPORT THE SUBMITTAL OF A BIKE FRIENDLY COMMUNITY APPLICATION TO THE LEAGUE OF AMERICAN BICYCLISTS

9:10 PM        11.     OTHER BUSINESS:

  1. New Business
  2. Adoption of Meeting Minutes

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND THE BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CALL ITEMS OUT OF ORDER. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU ARRIVE 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE TIME SHOWN ON THE AGENDA FOR YOUR ITEM OF INTEREST