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October 14, 2020
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Meeting ID: 819 8143 2894 Passcode: 726609 By Phone: 1(646)558-8656 Meeting ID: 819 8143 2894 Passcode: 726609
Brookline, MA 02445
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Pedestrian Advisory Committee, via Zoom

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting

October 14, 2020  7 PM  Remote via Zoom

Meeting ID: 819 8143 2894    Passcode: 726609

 By Phone: 1(646)558-8656

Meeting ID: 819 8143 2894 Passcode: 726609

  1. Remembering Frank Caro, our Committee’s “Founder” and first Chair

A few brief comments

  1. Public Comment Period for Issues Not on the Agenda
    1. Update on Soofa Signs in Brookline (Kara Brewton, Todd Kirrane, Soofa rep)

How many are there? Where? Who controls what part of the display?

What is the relationship between the Town and Soofa?

How have Town residents or visitors reacted to these kiosks?

If the signs detect & count pedestrian activity, who receives that data?

Is there information not currently present that we’d like to see displayed?

  1. Brookline Extended Sidewalks Program (other than outdoor dining)

Opportunity for Committee members to ask Todd Kirrane any additional questions not answered at the September 9 Committee meeting

  1. Should There Be Continuation of Expanded Outdoor Dining Post-Covid?

Discussion with Kara Brewton, Meredith Mooney, Todd Kirrane

  1. Follow-up to presentation on Allston I-90 Multimodal Project Planning at the last Committee meeting on September 9

Should the Committee or its individual members reiterate support for particular aspects of the options being considered?

  1. Filling the Committee’s Two Vacancies

Four applicants will each introduce themselves to the whole Committee

Committee members can ask questions of the applicants

  1. Review of Minutes of September 9, 2020 Meeting
  2. Committee Housekeeping Concerns

Need to find a new date for the November meeting – Nov 11 is Veterans Day

10.  New business

Possible joint letter with Bicycle Advisory Committee requesting Complete Streets performance measure data and reports

[NOTE: At the conclusion of the above agenda, the Committee will go into “executive session” to discuss and vote on recommending two new Committee members. Recommendations to be presented to Transportation Board on October 19.]