CITY OF WORCESTER
Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting
Monday, March 1, 2010
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:32 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:59 PM
Joseph C. O'Brien
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Joffrey A Smith |
|Councilor Konstantina B Lukes |
|Councilor Frederick C Rushton |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Joffrey A. Smith|
Councilor Konstantina B. Lukes
Councilor Frederick C. Rushton @ 5:45 P.M.
|Also:||DPWP Director of Traffic Engineering Joseph Borbone|
DPWP Staff Person James Pacenka
Worcester Police Sergeant John Fallavolita
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
Handicap Parking Petitions
Peter DeFeudis request handicap parking signs in front of 22 Hermitage Lane
# 6h CC January 26, 2010
Linda Hultgren request handicap parking in front of 60 Esther St. be removed.
# 6j CC January 26, 2010
Bert Cimochowski request handicap parking at 198 Dewey St.
# 6k CC January 26, 2010
Diane Seidler request handicap parking in front of 7 Sylvan St.
# 6l CC January 26, 2010
Patrick Mulrenin request handicap parking in front of 37 Plantation St.
# 7d CC December 22, 2009
In Committee January 28, 2010 - Held
Councilor Frederick C. Rushton request to remove bus stop from in front of 278 Main St.
# 6m CC January 26, 2010
Councilor Barbara G. Haller on behalf of the Elm Park-Lincoln Estate Neighborhood Association request to install a "No Parking Here to Driveway" sign in front of 21 Roxbury St. on resident parking sign pole near hydrant.
# 9p CC January 23, 2007
Councilor Gary Rosen on behalf of Michael Lucente request the installation of a No Parking zone in the west side of Adams Street from Belmont Street to Johnson Street.
# 6ee CC August 11, 2009
Jean Maney and Evelyn Nabiswa request "No Parking Anytime" signs along Stafford St. to cover from the junction of Henshaw and Stafford Sts. to up to the end 154 Stafford St.
# 8g CC September 08, 2009
Parking & Parking Meter Petitions
Kathryn Keegan request permanent parking ban on Federal St. to be changed to a declared parking ban.
# 6g CC January 26, 2010
Barbara Jansen request parking meters be increased from 15 minutes to one hour in the vicinity of the Court House.
# 7c CC February 09, 2010
Recommend Approval only for spaces in Main Street, west side, at least four meters
Resident Permit Parking
Report of the Committee on Traffic and Parking Upon the Petition of Alexander Luckner request resident permit parking in Portland St. side of 50 Franklin St: recommend passage of the accompanying proposed Ordinance for resident permit parking in Portland St. side of 50 Franklin St. from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
# 15j CC October 14, 2008
In City Council October 14, 2008 # 15j CC - Recommitted to Traffic & Parking Committee
In Committee February 25, 2008 - Held and notify the property owner, the Mayo Group
Request City Manager provide the City Council with a survey of the on-street downtown parking situation and plans for the future.
Petition of Mae Lindquist et al request to install resident permit parking at 21 Whipple St.
# 9f CC October 20, 2009
Petition of Michael Chapman request resident permit parking in front of 3 & 5 Marston Way, Monday thru Friday, between 7AM - 5 PM.
# 5q CC October 06, 2009
Recommend Approval to install on the north side only, complete length of Marston Way.
Petition of Nancy Curtis request changing the parking on Claridge Dr. from One Hour 8:00 am - 5:00 pm to resident permit parking Monday-Friday.
# 7m CC November 10, 2009
Recommend Approval to install on the even side of Claridge Drive.
Request City Manager request Worcester State College provide the City Council with data on the capacity and the availability of spaces in the new garage on their campus.
Darlene Gleason and Anne Barter request to install a four-way stop sign on Sunderland Rd. at Dalton St.
# 6l CC September 15, 2009
In Committee December 16, 2009 - Held
Request City Manager request the Police Chief to install speeding surveillance in Sunderland Road in the advance to Dalton Street and in Rena Street, both directions.
Joy Odeyemi request stop sign on the corner of West St. and William St.
# 7b CC February 09, 2010
Children Sign Petitions
Councilor Frederick C. Rushton on behalf of Carole Denault request a Caution Sign denoting autistic child be installed in Sever St. between Pleasant and Elm Sts.
# 9g CC February 12, 2008
Ellen Jane Foley request a "Slow-Children Crossing" signs at all entrances of Rena St.
# 7f CC December 16, 2008
Traffic Signal Petitions
Bernadette Kerns request a traffic light be placed at the crosswalk located in front of 91 Stafford St.
# 6h CC May 19, 2009
Douglas Quattrochi et al request left turn green arrow for northbound drivers on Southbridge St. turning left at Hammond St.
# 7b CC September 22, 2009
Councilor Frederick C. Rushton on behalf of Eleanor Gilbert request “Not a Truck Route” sign at corner of Olean and Mower Sts.
#41CC September 7, 2004
In Committee October 19, 2004 - Held
Chairman's Order from the Committee on Traffic & Parking - Request Committee on Traffic & Parking to hold a hearing to provide residents of Warner Ave. the opportunity to voice their concerns relative to the conversion of Warner Ave. to a two-way street.
In City Council November 12, 2002 #27 CC Order Adopted.
In Committee for Informational Purposes Only
Petition of Councilor Michael C. Perotto on behalf of John DiTullio request right hand turn at corner of Belmont St. and Shrewsbury St.
#17a CC October 14, 2003
Dominique Lostracco et al request posted speed limit signs lower than 30 MPH on Acton St..
# 6v CC August 11, 2009
Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to the parking situation on LaPierre Street.
# 8.16A CM December 15, 2009
Order Councilor Joffrey Smith on behalf of Mass Veterans Inc on Grove Street, request the City Council Standing Committee on Traffic & Parking work with the city administration to make some traffic recommendations in the vicinity of their Grove Street location to improve the public safety both for vehicles and pedestrians as well as the users of the Veterans Shelter.
# 13n CC January 26, 2010
Recommend Hold for next meeting
Request City Manager request the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works and Parks perform a traffic study in the area of Grove Street and Salisbury Street and recommend adjustments to the current configuration of lanes and parking prohibitions so as to make the area of Mass Veterans Inc safer for pedestrians and those exiting parked vehicles.