CITY OF WORCESTER
Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting
Monday, March 29, 2010
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:33 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:40 P.M.
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
|Also:||Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey|
DPWP Director of Traffic Engineering Joeph Borbone
DPWP Traffic Engineering Staff Person James Pacenka
Worcester Police Sergeant John Fallavolita
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
Handicap Parking Petitions
Mike Gabriella request handicap parking sign in front of 5 Royal Rd.
# 6g Tuesday, November 24, 2009
In Committee January 28, 2010 Held
Brennan Jacoby request to remove handicap parking space in front of 28 Wilson St.
# 7e CC December 15, 2009
In Committee January 28, 2010 - Held
Katherine Walsh request handicap parking space in front of 111 Grand View Ave.
# 10k CC January 05, 2010
In Committee January 28, 2010 - Held
Thomas Duggan request handicap parking at 13 Jaques Ave.
# 7j CC February 23, 2010
Councilor Joffrey A. Smith on behalf of George Sakhat request installation of a HP space in front of El Basha, 256 Park Ave.
# 6l CC March 09, 2010
Canh Ngo et al request bus stop and bus booth be moved from in front of 91 Stafford St.
# 7i CC February 23, 2010
Dennis Molinari request No Parking sign in front of 40 Winneconnett Rd. be removed.
# 5r CC October 06, 2009
Resident Permit Parking Petitions
Heidi Reyna request Resident Permit Parking on Harrison St.
# 10f CC January 05, 2010
Recommend Leave to Withdraw
Rosa Alarcon-Salazar request Resident Permit Parking for Strathmore Rd.
# 10g CC January 05, 2010
Nikolin Vangjeli request resident permit parking in Oak Ave. from Kendall St. to Catharine St. between 6am and 6pm Monday thru Friday except Holidays.
# 10h CC January 05, 2010
Recommend Approval, both sides of entire block of Oak Avenue between Catharine and Kendall Streets.
Anhtriet Nguyen request resident permit parking on Van St.
# 6i CC January 26, 2010
Recommend Approval, both sides of entire street, 24/7
Stephen O'Neill request to remove residential permit parking on View St.
# 6e CC February 02, 2010
Luis Abreu request Resident Permit Parking on the even side of Hawley St.
# 7k CC February 23, 2010
Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey on behalf of Nancy & James MacDonald request installation of a Resident Sticker Parking Zone in Vendora Rd. near the commercial establishments.
# 7l CC February 23, 2010
Recommend Approval, in front of this one residence
Traffic Signal Petitions
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request the traffic light at Queen St. and Chandler St. be modified to include a pedestrian crossing button on the north side of the intersection in the interest of public safety.
# 10l CC August 12, 2008
Recommend approval and add to the list for future funding
Roy Moore et al request to adjust pedestrian crossing signals to allow enough time for pedestrians to cross safely at Lincoln Square.
# 6j CC January 06, 2009
In Committee February 25, 2009 - Held
George LaConte request the installation of a pre-emption signal device in the traffic signals at Brown Square facing outbound Franklin St. traffic.
# 6g CC October 27, 2009
Recommend Approval and add to the list for future funding
Traffic Study Petitions
Mayor Timothy P. Murray and Councilor Paul P. Clancy, Jr. on behalf of Thomas Curnin request Administrator of the Traffic Engineering Dept. conduct a traffic study of Standish St. & Lamar Ave. and make recommendations for controlling the speed and volume of traffic.
#17 CC November 13, 2001
Councilor Paul P. Clancy Jr. on behalf of Rev. Richard Jakubauskas, St. Casimir's Parish request Traffic Engineering Division of Public Works review intersection of Providence & Waverly Sts. and recommend to City Council additional measures including signage and lights that would improve safety for pedestrians in light of the recent accident.
#12 CC October 28, 2003
Mayor Timothy P. Murray on behalf of Esther Levitt request for administration review traffic & parking at South Flagg St. & Pleasant St.
#42 CC November 18, 2003
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
In Committee March 1, 2010 - Held
Petition of Jonathan Koop, President of S & K Valet, request to designate valet meters at 1 Exchange Place for The Citizen, Il Forno and Cigar Masters, Tuesdays thru Saturday from 4:30 P.M. to 2:30 A.M.
# 17a CC March 09, 2010
Petition of Councilor Joffrey A. Smith on behalf of Jonathan Koop, President of S & K Valet, in the interest of public safety, request the installation of passenger zones for drop-off and pick-up of passengers at the following business locations from 5pm-2am: in Commercial St. in front of One Exchange Place, in front of 166 Shrewsbury St., in front of 82 Winter St., and in front of 50 Front St.
# 6i CC March 09, 2010
Recommend Approval to install pedestrian zones at the locations and times requested
Communication of Michael V. O'Brien, City Manager, transmitting informational communication regarding Valet Parking.
# 9a CC March 09, 2010