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March 11, 2020
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, March 11, 2020

Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting

March 11, 2020  7 PM  •  Brookline Town Hall Room 408


(Note-taker: Anita Johnson)

  1. Public Comment Period for Issues Not on the Agenda
  2. Review of Minutes of February Meeting
  3. Pedestrian and Traffic Timing Observations at Two Beacon Street Intersections

Presentation by Northeastern student Felix Lao on his recent project

  1. Brief Report on Some Vehicle-Pedestrian Conflicts Near NETA Facility
  2. Revised Draft Daylighting Proposal[1]  - Discussion and action
  3.  “No Turn on Red” Restrictions in Brookline

Review list provided by Transportation Division for potential additions

  1. Traffic accident data from Police – how can the Committee best utilize this information?
  2. Interaction with and Updates from Other Groups or Town Processes
  • Transportation Board
  • Bicycle Advisory Committee
  • Public Transportation Advisory Committee
  • Pedestrian-Friendly Street Lighting
  • Safe Routes to School
  • Sustainable Transportation Team
  • Upcoming Staff Appointed Working Group on e-Scooter regulations
  • Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Pedestrian Report Card Assessment
  • Other
  1. Discussion of Areas to Focus on Going Forward

10.  Committee housekeeping concerns

Next PedAC meeting: April 8, 2020   [Note-taker: Frank Caro]

11.  New business

[1] “Daylighting” means prohibiting parking immediately before certain crosswalks, to provide better visibility between drivers and pedestrians