CITY OF WORCESTER
Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 6:01 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:30 PM
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
Susan M. Ledoux
|Chairperson Matthew E Wally |
|Vice Chairperson Candy Mero-Carlson |
|Councilor Konstantina B Lukes |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Matthew E Wally
Vice Chairperson Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson
Councilor Konstantina B Lukes @ 6:07 P.M.|
|Also:||DPWP Assistant Director of Traffic Engineering Ali Khorasani;
DPWP Junior Engineer Michael Murphy;
WPD Sargent Michael Cappabianca;
Assistant City Clerk Stephen A.J. Pottle, clerk|
Handicap Parking Petitions
Amy Petrucelli request installation of a handicap parking space in the vicinity of 15 Fifth Ave.
# 7h CC October 09, 2018
In Committee November 28, 2018 - Held
Request City Manager request Director of Traffic Engineering contact the landlord of 15 Fifth Avenue to determine if off street parking is granted to the tenants.
Tanya Resto request installation of a handicap parking space in front of 9 1/2 Douglas St.
# 6b CC November 27, 2018
Abdulrazzad Abed request to remove handicap parking space in front of 78 1/2 Ward St.
# 8c CC December 11, 2018
Angel Torres request installation of a handicap parking space in front of 86 Arthur St.
# 7f CC December 04, 2018
Roberta Adams request the handicap parking in front of 197 Eastern Ave. be removed.
# 8l CC December 18, 2018
Spyridon Frangos request installation of "No Parking Anytime" signage on the odd side of Taylor St.
# 8d CC December 11, 2018
Request City Manager request Police Chief provide increased traffic enforcement in Taylor St. to ensure street is passable.
Resident Permit Parking Petitions
Heidi Lashua request installation of resident permit parking on Edward St, from Laurel St. to Elliott St. Further, request installation of resident permit parking on Elliott St., from Edward St. to Eastern Ave.
# 8m CC October 31, 2017
Anthony Quarta request that the resident permit parking on the east side of Natick St. include 6 Natick St.
# 7l CC November 21, 2017
Bob Keidan request installation of resident permit parking in front of 301 May St., due to student parking.
# 7m CC November 21, 2017
Recommend File on a roll call vote of 2 Yeas and 1 Nay (Nay - Lukes)
Councilor Sean M. Rose request installation of a large stop sign on the corner of Barry Rd. Extension and Chester St. coming down from the Willows.
# 8y CC September 12, 2018
Councilor Sean Rose request installation of a stop sign at the corner of Beechmont St. and Bancroft Tower Rd.
# 8d CC November 13, 2018
Vicki Truelson request a bus stop be installed on Haven Lane at Booth Apartments and opposite the National Guard Building on Lincoln St.
# 7k CC November 20, 2018
Anthony Belcher request speed enforcement on Willow St.
# 8q CC December 18, 2018
Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson request the four ADA handicap corner ramps be replaced at the intersection of Lake View St. and Sherbrook Ave.
# 7e CC December 04, 2018
Recommend Refer to Public Works Committee
Sandra and Maria Mena request installation of a pedestrian light at the crosswalk on Mill St. and Park Ave.
# 7q CC November 21, 2017
Gary Peters, Esq. request that a traffic light be installed at the intersection of Shore Drive, Holden St. and Drummond Ave. and further request the intersection be made a 4-way intersection with Shore Dr. being diverted to the left in order to form the 4-way intersection.
# 8f CC October 17, 2017
Councilor George J. Russell on behalf of Charles Grimaldi request signs in Batavia St. where it intersects with Edison St. such as "Do Not Block Entrance" or any other appropriate signage to prevent vehicles from blocking Edison St. during school pick ups and drop offs of children.
# 8c CC November 13, 2018
Request City Manager request Police Chief provide increased traffic enforcement in Batavia St. during student pickup and drop off.
Richard Pilski request additional numerical signage indicating the beginning and ending addresses for 20 to 30 Hulbert Rd. at Lanark St. and a "Not a Thru Street" sign at the top of Hulbert Rd.
# 8d CC October 23, 2018
Councilor Matthew E. Wally request installation of a crosswalk in Chandler St. to Mann St.
# 7p CC July 17, 2018
In Committee September 26, 2018 - Held