CITY OF WORCESTER
Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting
Monday, May 10, 2010
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:39 P.M.
Adjourned: 7:13 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 Frederick C. Rushton
Councilor Konstantina B. Lukes
|Also:||Director of Traffic Engineering Joseph Borbone|
DPWP Staff Person James Pacenka
WPD Sergeant John Fallavolita
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
Handicap Parking Petitions
Peter DeFeudis request handicap parking in front of 22 Hermitage Lane.
# 7k CC March 16, 2010
Recommend Leave to Withdraw
Peter DeFeudis request handicap parking signs in front of 22 Hermitage Lane
# 6h CC January 26, 2010
In Committee March 1, 2010 - Held
Recommend Leave to Withdraw
Barbara Bushnoe et al request handicap parking across from the driveway of 18 Whipple St.
# 6f CC March 09, 2010
Gary Margolin & Ronald Hewill request handicap parking across from 1 Lancaster St. on the even side or in Dix St. at the corner of Dix St. and Lancaster St.
# 6g CC March 09, 2010
Recommend Approval of installation of one space in the first space in Dix Street
Emmanuel Chikwendu request all unnecessary handicap parking spaces on Preston St. be removed.
# 6j CC March 09, 2010
Philip Kirby request handicap parking in front of 38 Duxbury Rd
# 7j CC March 16, 2010
Robert Thomas, President Martin Luther King Jr. Empowerment Center, and Robert Levite, Attorney request two handicap parking spaces on the Dewey St. side of 237 Chandler St.
# 7l CC March 16, 2010
Recommend Approval of installation of two spaces north of the driveway
Susan Price request handicap parking space in front of 25 Windsor St.
# 6i CC March 23, 2010
Councilor Philip P. Palmieri on behalf of Lucille Forest request to install a handicap ramp at crosswalk in Humboldt Ave. to allow accessibility to the main entrance of 80 Salisbury St.
# 6k CC March 23, 2010
Recommend refer to Public Works Committee
Eileen Powers request to remove handicap parking space in front of 17 Reeves St.
# 6j CC April 07, 2010
Sherrel Cooley request to remove bus stop at 10 Everett Gaylord Blvd.
# 6g CC March 31, 2010
Deborah Malone request crosswalk at the even side of Parsons Hill Dr. across Goddard Memorial Dr. at the end of Parsons Hill Dr. nearest to Apricot St.
# 6g CC March 23, 2010
Request the City Manager request a representative of the Worcester Regional Transit Authority meet with the Standing Committee on Traffic and Parking to discuss the issue of bus pick-ups and the lack of stops on the westerly side of Goddard Memorial Drive.
Marcia Recko, Office Administrator for William Pollack, DMD request the "No Parking" sign in front of 1010 Pleasant St. be moved 15 feet closer to the corner of Brantwood Rd.
# 6h CC March 09, 2010
Recommend Approval to move ten feet closer
Kristopher Overholt request parking only on even side of West St. between Highland St. and John St. and request parking remain the same on the odd side of West St. between Institute Rd. and Highland St.
# 6d CC February 10, 2009
Attorney Stephen Madaus on behalf of 416 Belmont Realty, Inc., request to restrict and limit the time for parking on the western sideline of Lake Ave., along the properties known as 32, 42 and 46 Lake Ave., to fifteen minutes.
# 6l CC March 23, 2010
Resident Permit Parking Petitions
Anthony Petrone request resident permit parking on Shamrock St.
# 6k CC March 09, 2010
Recommend on a roll call of 2-1 with Rushton and Smith in approval and Lukes in opposition
Joseph DiLiddo request to remove resident permit parking in Gage St. from Berkley St. to East Shelby St.
# 6h CC March 23, 2010
George Tonevski request resident permit parking on Ormond St.
# 6j CC March 23, 2010
Recommend Approval to install in front of 15 and 17 Ormond Street
Stephen O'Neill request to remove residential permit parking on View St.
# 6e CC February 02, 2010
In Committee March 29, 2010 - Held
Stephanie McLloyd request resident permit parking in Austin St. from Irving St. to Oxford St.
# 6k CC April 07, 2010
Petition of Councilor Philip P. Palmieri and State Representative Vincent Pedone request to install a trailer truck ban in Mulberry St. between Shrewsbury St. and East Central St.
# 6l CC April 07, 2010
Communication of the City Manager recommend City Council Review, Deliberation and Adoption of an Amendment of an Ordinance Restricting Certain Commercial Vehicles from using Mulberry Street.
# 8.12D CM January 22, 2008
Request City Manager install signage at all the border locations between surrounding towns and Worcester to let people know they are entering Worcester and welcoming them to the city. (Smith)
# 8d CC March 09, 2010
Petition of Mike Vasel request to install rumble strips in Lynwood Lane in both directions at the intersection with Dick Dr.
# 7f Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Petition of Mayor Timothy P. Murray on behalf of Sean Carroll request traffic study of Huntington Ave. to include recommendations at reducing speed of automobiles.
#34b CC September 4, 2001
Communication of the City Manager recommend City Council Review, Deliberation and Adoption of an Amendment to the Parking Ordinance for Millbury Street.
# 8.12C CC January 22, 2008
Petition of Michael W. Galvin request City Council establish a policy to implement the recommendations of the Public Rights of Way Access Advisory Committee and the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board regarding access for persons with disabilities on all public works projects in the City and specifically standards roundabouts.
#17CC April 23, 2002
Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey request the installation of a pedestrian push-button street crossing device in Richmond Ave. for safe pedestrian crossing in front of 2 Richmond Ave. to 821 Pleasant St.
# 6f CC March 31, 2010
Recommend Approval and add to the list for future funding