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March 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, 7PM

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Pedestrian Advisory Committee

March 13, 2019

Brookline Town Hall, Room 408

7:00 PM


  1. Topics not on the agenda
  2. Review of minutes of February meeting
  3. Follow-up from February PedAC Meeting

Chris Dempsey agreement to support pedestrian-friendly street lighting proposal

Any Follow-up from discussion with Todd Kirrane on handicap ramps?

  1. Brief Report from Feb 25 Transportation Board meeting

Appointment of Adelaide Ketchum to PedAC

Approval of PTAC recommendations, authorization to send letters, request for bench inventory, issue of advertising on shelters

Woodland Road issues – sidewalks, crosswalks, et al

  1. Update on State funding for Complete Streets Prioritized Projects
  2. Report by Bob Sloane on daylighting measures in other communities
  3. Report from sub-committee on the walk signal monitoring project planning and next steps – general approach, trial data collection form, initial test observations, targets going forward, assignments
  4. Continued discussion 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
  5. Any follow-up on report of missing or unpainted crosswalks at Putterham Circle?

10.  Committee housekeeping concerns

Next meeting: April 10, 2019

Key topic: Requested acceleration of audible walk signal implementation, with Peter Ditto, Brookline Director of Engineering and Transportation, and several blind guests including Paul Saner, former MA Commissioner for the Blind


11.  New business