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September 11, 2023
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

September 11, 2023 • 7:00 PM • Remote via Zoom

+1 646 558 8656     Meeting ID: 837 2975 5220  Passcode: 099960

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Pedestrian Advisory Committee, 9-11-2023, 7:00PM, via Zoom

Monday, September 11, 2023


Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting

September 11, 2023 • 7:00 PM • Remote via Zoom

+1 646 558 8656     Meeting ID: 837 2975 5220  Passcode: 099960

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Time estimates below are GUESSES, and may not accurately represent timing or length of topics

     1. Public Comment Period for Issues Not on the Agenda

     2. Review and Approval of Minutes from the July 10, 2023 Meeting

     3. (7:10pm) Discussion of Questions & Topics for Future Meeting with Police Department 

Ref: Draft list of initial questions recently provided to Police Department

     4. (7:25pm) Discussion of the Draft Micro-Mobility Regulations Circulated by Brian Kane

Question of How to Respond to this Draft; What would we propose?

Ref: This Committee’s April 2023 Memo to Transportation Board on This Topic

     5. (8:05pm) Recognize and Celebrate Some Recent Pedestrian Improvements & Actions

Continuing installation of 20 mph speed limit signs on numerous residential streets

Creation of a “No Parking” area on St Paul St near Sewall to improve sight lines

Ongoing removal of outdated, above-statutory speed limit signs across Town

Establishment of “No Turn on Red” at intersections with “exclusive” walk signals

Ongoing upgrade of accessible walk signals & count-down displays throughout Town

Ongoing replacement of unreliable Accessible Pedestrian Signals along Beacon Street

Ongoing implementation of Lead Pedestrian Intervals as equipment becomes available

Actions by Committee Members to Improve Walkability

Support memo to US Department of Transportation for Davis Path Footbridge

     6. (8:20pm) Beginning Discussion of Committee Priorities and Potential Projects / Topics

The top Committee priority chosen in late 2021 was development of the Walkable Streets Priorities document, now completed and delivered.  What next steps should this Committee take to help the Town’s pedestrians?

(Ref: List of suggestions, expanded from prior discussions)

     7. (8:50pm) Committee Housekeeping

Next meeting:  Monday Oct 30, 2023.    Note-Taker: TBD

We hope to be able to reschedule Rob King or others in DPW Leadership to begin addressing the questions we sent to them in early July.

     8. New business

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