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Date:
March 10, 2021
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82659798733 1(646) 558- 8656 Meeting ID: 826 5979 8733 Passcode: 408772
Address:
Brookline, MA 02445
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Pedestrian Advisory Committee, via Zoom

Wednesday, March 10, 2021


Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting

March 10, 2021  7 PM  Remote via Zoom  

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82659798733

1(646) 558- 8656 Meeting ID:  826 5979 8733    Passcode: 408772



  1. Public Comment Period for Issues Not on the Agenda
  2. Review and Approval of Minutes of February 10, 2021 Meeting
  3. Department of Public Works Internal Processes for handling BrookONline Reports

Discussion with DPW Commissioner Erin Chute Gallentine and Director of Highway and Sanitation Kevin Johnson, focusing on DPW handling of reports of sidewalk obstructions caused by encroaching hedges and other foliage, and reports of unshoveled/icy sidewalks

  1. Discussion of Potential Improvements to Brookline’s Sidewalk Winter Snow Removal

Questions and ideas

  1. 2021 Brookline Extended Sidewalks Program? – Discussion of Pedestrian Priorities
  2. Encroaching Hedges Project: Updates and Next Steps

Geographic distribution of the 84 distinct sites in 2020-2021 BrookONline reports

What we hope to learn from additional field checks of such sites

Potential focus on problem sites that recur over multiple years

Potential report and recommendations to Transportation Board

  1. Several updates:

Joint memo to Transportation Board on construction site impediments

Beacon Street Bridle Path Feasibility Study:  recent stakeholders meeting

Efforts to complete and submit the Pedestrian Lighting Committee report

Current attempts to obtain funding for expansion of Accessible Pedestrian Signals

  1. Committee Housekeeping Concerns

Next meeting:  April 14, 2020

  1. New business