CITY OF WORCESTER

Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Levi Lincoln (North) Chamber

6:00 P.M.


Mayor
Joseph M. Petty

 

www.worcesterma.gov

 

Clerk of the City Council
Susan M. Ledoux

Committee Members

Chairperson Matthew E Wally
Vice Chairperson Candy Mero-Carlson
Councilor Konstantina B Lukes
 

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


1.

Handicap Parking Petitions

1a.

Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to a handicap parking space on Rugby Street. # 11.6A CM January 09, 2018

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1b.

Maria DeJesus request installation of a handicap parking space across from 16 Ames St. # 7m CC September 26, 2017

In Committee November 15, 2017 - Held as amended

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1c.

Zubaid Bhatty request installation of a handicap parking space in front of 116 Harrison St. # 7o CC September 26, 2017

In Committee November 15, 2017 - Held

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1d.

Patricia Zinkevich request installation of a handicap parking space in front of 23 Merrifield St. # 7i CC October 03, 2017

In Committee November 15, 2017 Held

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1e.

Evelyn Torres request installation of a handicap parking space across from of 2 1/2 Lodi St. # 7e CC October 03, 2017

In Committee November 15, 2017 - Held as amended

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1f.

Cindy Nguyen on behalf of Cam Nguyen request installation of a handicap parking space in Maywood St. across from 2 Stevens Rd. # 8h CC October 10, 2017

In Committee November 15, 2017 Held as amended

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1g.

Joan Smiley request installation of additional handicap parking space in front of 18 Newbury St.
# 8q CC October 31, 2017

Attachments

1h.

Bernadette Forget request installation of handicap parking space in front of 9 Merrifield St. # 8s CC October 31, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1i.

Roberta Adams request installation of a handicap parking space in front of 197 Eastern Ave. # 7n CC November 14, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1j.

June Sullivan request installation of a handicap parking space at the corner of 22 Plantation St. and Leon St.
# 7q CC November 14, 2017

Attachments

1k.

Norma Delgado request installation of a handicap parking space across from 36 Gates St. due to winter parking ban. # 7t CC November 14, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1l.

Robert Donahue on behalf of Margaret Donahue request installation of a handicap parking space in front of 4 Anderson Ave. # 7k CC November 14, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1m.

Maria Tranakas on behalf of Antonio Tranakas request installation of a handicap parking space in front of 4 Loxwood St.
# 7m CC November 14, 2017

Attachments
2.

Parking and Parking Meter Petitions

2a.

Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson on behalf of Gina Cariglia request One Hour Parking from 8AM to 7PM, seven days a week, be installed for the Draper St. side of 373 Shrewsbury St. # 8x CC October 31, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approval

2b.

Peter Zagabe of Ubentu Autism Consultants request one-hour parking in front of 377 Shrewsbury St. be extended to eight-hour parking or removed.
# 7r CC September 19, 2017

Attachments
3.

Resident Permit Parking Petition

3a.

Michael Carroll request installation of resident permit parking in front of 237 Park Ave.
# 7o CC April 25, 2017

Attachments
4.

Winter Parking Ban Petition

4a.

Councilor Gary Rosen request the winter parking ban for Vassar St. be amended to allow parking on one side of Vassar St. during declared parking ban, instead of the present ban for both sides. # 6q CC December 19, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Hold

5.

Miscellaneous Items

5a.

Petition of Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson request installation of a crosswalk and appropriate lights/signage on Catharine St. between the two driveways of properties of the AdCare Hospital campus, which are located at 95 and 107 Lincoln Street, to support pedestrian safety. # 7n CC May 23, 2017

Attachments

Councilor Toomey requested to be recused - Approved on a voice vote

Recommend Approval

5b.

Petition of Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson and Councilor Kathleen Toomey request the bus stop located in front of 366 Shrewsbury St. be relocated.
# 8t CC October 31, 2017

Attachments

5c.

Petition of Jonathan Church, Administrator WRTA request installation of "No Parking Signs" within the bus stop pull-out area on Franklin St. (next to Worcester Common and across from 34 Franklin St.).
# 6g CC October 24, 2017

Attachments

5d.

Petition of Jonathan Church, Administrator WRTA request installation of "No Parking" signs 40 feet before and 40 feet after the bus shelter location at the inbound bus stop at 286 Lincoln St. (across from Hahnemann Hospital).
# 6h CC October 24, 2017

Attachments

5e.

Report of the Committee on Traffic & Parking Upon the Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to the Feasibility of Making Coes Street one way from Mill Street to Park Avenue: recommend Communication be placed on file.
# 12e CC November 21, 2017

Attachments
Chairman's Orders

Request Traffic Engineer provide to City Council with recommendations, in a reasonable time frame, measures to improve the road safety in Coes St. from Mill St. to Park Ave. with a focus specifically where the roadway bends.

Request Police Chief provide police patrols and speed enforcement in Coes St., in vicinity of parking lot, between Mill St. and Park Ave.

Request Commissioner of Public Works & Parks provide City Council with recommendations to increase lighting and to curb illegal dumping in Coes St, in vicinity of parking lot, between Mill St. and Park Ave.