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February 13, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Town Hall - Room 408
333 Washington Street
4th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Brookline Town Hall, Room 408

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Pedestrian Advisory Committee

February 13, 2019

7:00 PM Brookline Town Hall


  1. Topics not on the agenda
  2. Review of minutes of January meeting
  3. Progress report on filling the PedAC vacancy

And potentially, introduction of proposed new member

  1. Discussion with Todd Kirrane and Dan Martin on handicap ramps

Review of Town approach & practices with ramps, when and at what cost inadequate or non-compliant ramps can be replaced, etc.

  1. Brief report on Town efforts to increase benches for pedestrians

Public Transportation Advisory Committee (PTAC) bus stop survey and bench/shelter recommendations (report by David Trevvett)

Recent discussions and progress with Town officials (report by Frank Caro)

  1. Consideration of Frank Caro’s proposed warrant article for Town Meeting to advance consideration of Pedestrian-Friendly Street Lighting
  2. Report by Bob Sloane on daylighting measures in other communities
  3. Update and next steps on planned PedAC project to check status of walk signals in North Brookline – pending receipt of list being compiled by Dan Martin
  4. Initial consideration of a brief draft memo to Transportation Board summarizing PedAC recommended guidelines and approaches for future street construction, drawn from the Longwood Avenue pedestrian study and other Pedestrian Advisory Committee work

10.  Brief follow-up on report of missing or unpainted crosswalks at Putterham Circle

11.  Committee housekeeping concerns

Next meeting: March 13, 2019


12.  New business