CITY OF WORCESTER
Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 6:00 P.M.
Adjourned: 7:01 P.M.
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|
|Also:||DPWP Director of Traffic Engineering Mark Elbag;
DPWP Junior Engineer Michael Murphy;
WPD Sergeant Michael Cappabianca;
Assistant City Clerk Stephen A.J. Pottle, clerk
Handicap Parking Petitions
Rudolfo Rivera request to install handicap parking space in front of 86 Chino Ave.
# 8f CC January 08, 2019
William Stuart request installation of handicap parking space in the vicinity of 40 Great Brook Valley Ave.
# 6d CC January 15, 2019
Recommend Approval, as amended to Brookview St.
Andrew and Lijuan Wallen request removal of handicap parking space at 6 Salford St.
# 8g CC January 08, 2019
Janice Hinson request removal of handicap parking space in front of 5 Berkeley St.
# 8j CC January 08, 2019
Request City Manager request Commissioner of Public Works and Parks remove handicap parking signs in front of 5 Berkeley St., due to no ordinance being on file for that location.
Nancy Garr-Colzie request installation of handicap parking in front of 10 Delaware St.
# 8k CC January 08, 2019
Yvette Jackson request installation of handicap parking space in front of 53 Plantation St.
# 6c CC January 15, 2019
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
In Committee January 16, 2019 - Held
Alice Pellerin request No Parking be installed on the Maranda St. side of 720 Grafton St.
# 8i CC January 08, 2019
Resident Permit Parking Petitions
Melissa Madera request the resident permit parking sign pole at 89 East Central St. be moved closer to the driveway.
# 9d CC June 26, 2018
Recommend Approval - Traffic Engineering to put in a Work Order
Lillian Delgado request resident permit parking be installed from 106-120 Eastern Ave.
# 10e CC January 09, 2018
H'Dung Nie request removal of resident permit parking in front of 8 & 10 Natick St.
# 7j CC June 12, 2018
One Way Street Petitions
Councilor Sarai Rivera on behalf of parents of the Goddard School of Science and Technology request Richards St. be made a one way street.
# 7r CC November 21, 2017
Councilor Matthew E. Wally request the installation of a stop sign on High Ridge Rd. at intersection of Flagg St.
# 6f CC January 15, 2019
Recommend Approval Facing eastbound traffic on High Ridge Rd.
Traffic Control Signal Petitions
Eric Ward request installation of stoplights at the intersection of Forest St. and Salisbury St., as a means to aid left turns onto Salisbury St.
# 7j CC May 23, 2017
Recommend File - Previously approved, pending funding
William Belcher request installation of traffic/pedestrian signal lights/devices at Chandler St. and Wellington St. including crosswalk.
# 9d CC August 15, 2017
Request City Manager request Commissioner of Public Works and Parks ensure all crosswalk signals in the vicinity of Chandler Elementary Community School are working properly.
Request City Manager install a blinking crosswalk signal at the intersection of Chandler St. and Wellington St.
Request City Manager provide increased speed enforcement in the vicinity of the intersection of Chandler St. and Wellington St.
William S. Coleman, III request installation of a traffic light at the intersection of Chandler St. and Wellington St., in the interest of public safety.
# 9b CC August 15, 2017
Councilor Gary Rosen request installation of appropriate signage and increased traffic enforcement by the Worcester Police Department on Durant Way in an effort to slow traffic down and to improve the safety of pedestrians and area residents.
# 7p CC September 19, 2017
Councilor Matthew E. Wally request installation of traffic advisory signage in Bailey St., in the approach to the crosswalk, warning motorists of the crosswalk including "Thickly Settled" signage and "Yield to Pedestrian" signage.
# 8p CC December 18, 2018
Request City Manager provide City Council with a traffic study concerning what improvements can be made at the various intersections on Bailey St. that would notify drivers of pedestrians in the area. Further, request City Manager include in said traffic study information concerning whether speed bumps would be appropriate in the area.
Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson on behalf of Karen Bird request installation of crosswalk in Thorne St. in vicinity of Dupont St.
# 7f CC October 02, 2018
Dawn Ludy, Controller Harr Toyota request installation of a pedestrian crosswalk next to the Millbrook St. entrance of Harr Toyota across Millbrook St. to Chik-Fil-A.
# 7b CC October 30, 2018
Caitlin Laplante, Property Manager at Canal Lofts, request installation of a drop off/pick up zone in front of 48 Water St.
# 8e CC April 04, 2017