CITY OF WORCESTER

Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Esther Howland (South) Chamber

4:00 P.M.


Mayor
Joseph M. Petty

 

www.worcesterma.gov

 

Clerk of the City Council
Nikolin Vangjeli

Committee Members

Chairperson Donna M Colorio
Vice Chairperson Sean M Rose
Councilor Morris A Bergman
 

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


1.

Approval of the Minutes

1a.

Order - That the City Council Standing Committee of Traffic and Parking hereby approves the minutes of the Traffic and Parking Committee meeting of December 16, 2020.

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2.

Public Participation

2a.

In order to ensure the continuation of active public engagement, the City of Worcester will now use a phone conference line for members of the public to participate in all public meetings. To participate during the public participation phase of City Council, you may call the direct line indicated: Levi Lincoln Chamber - 415-655-0001 (Access Code: 180 761 9441) or enter the below URL into your web browser. If you would like to raise your hand when in the meeting as a call-in user during public participation you may dial *3.

https://cow.webex.com/cow/onstage/g.php?MTID=e10f22cc130e50747555282c6877abe41

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3.

Handicap Parking Petitions

3a.

Beth-Ann Alexander request handicap parking space be installed in front of 55 Plantation St.
# 9e CC December 15, 2020

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3b.

Brenda Nichols request removal of handicap parking space in front of 32 Newbury St.
# 9f CC December 15, 2020

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4.

Resident Permit Parking Items

4a.

Winifred Octave request installation of resident permit parking on the odd side of Northampton St. between Westminster St. and Windsor St.
# 8g CC November 17, 2020

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4b.

Bryan Yepez et al. request installation of resident permit parking on Hillside St.
# 8h CC September 22, 2020

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4c.

Michael Carroll and Ann Marie Mong request the parking meters in front of 237 Park Ave. be removed, with resident permit parking be installed in its place.
# 10c CC September 8, 2020

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4d.

Caroline Repetti request resident permit parking on the corner of Dominion Rd. and Plantation St. be extended to include 388 Plantation St.
# 10d CC September 8, 2020

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5.

No Parking Petitions

5a.

Councilor Donna M. Colorio on behalf of Dorrie Maynard request installation of “No Parking Here to Driveway” signage on both sides of the driveway at 58 Fruit St.
# 10c CC December 1, 2020

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5b.

Peter Bilzerian et. al requested No Parking Anytime sign be installed on Ormond St next to Elm Park Community School.
# 10d CC December 1, 2020

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5c.

Thomas Xhupi request a "No Parking from Here to Corner" sign be installed on Merrick St. at the intersection with Pleasant St. on the side of Cool-Licks Ice Cream (325 Pleasant St.) building next to the "30 Minute Parking" sign.
# 8b CC November 24, 2020

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5d.

Jodi Contonio request installation of a "No Parking from Here to Corner" sign on Willow St. at the intersection of Willow St. and Lovell St.
# 8c CC November 17, 2020


In Committee December 16, 2020 - Held

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6.

Traffic Mirror Petitions

6a.

Jodi Contonio request installation of a traffic mirror on Willow St. at the intersection of Willow St. and Lovell St.
# 8b CC November 17, 2020

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7.

Truck Ban Petitions

7a.

Paul and Marcia Hansen request installation of a "Not A Truck Route" sign at the entrance of Cobblestone Ln at Garrison Ave., in the vicinity of 56 Garrison Ave.
# 9a CC December 8, 2020

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8.

Children Sign Petition

8a.

Ben Wrubel et al. request installation of children advisory signage and 20 mph speed limit signage on Tampa St.
# 7i CC September 29, 2020

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9.

Crosswalk and Lighted Crosswalk System Petitions

9a.

Councilor Sean M. Rose request installation of a flashing crosswalk at the intersection of Country Club Blvd. and Pleasant Valley Dr.
# 8d CC November 17, 2020

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10.

Traffic Control Signal Petitions

10a.

David Trabucco of the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) request the right lane on Main St. approaching Madison St. from Ionic Ave. be made a "Right Turn Only, Except for Buses" lane.
# 9b CC December 8, 2020

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10b.

Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson on behalf of Joseph Toloczko request the traffic control signal at the end of Trinity Ave at Lincoln St. be reviewed, as when the light turns green only one car can get through the intersection safely.
# 8i CC October 27, 2020

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11.

Stop Sign Petitions

11a.

Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson on behalf of Joseph Toloczko request reinstallation of a stop sign coming down Green Hill Ave. at the intersection at Colby Ave.
# 8h CC October 27, 2020

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11b.

Phil Cournoyer et. al. request installation of a four-way stop sign at the intersection of Victor Ave. and Abington St.
# 10g CC September 8, 2020


In Committee October 14, 2020 - Held

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11c.

Kristen Morgan request installation of a stop sign at the intersection of Onset St. and Pine Hill Rd.
# 7x CC August 11, 2020


In Committee October 14, 2020 - Held

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12.

Traffic Sign Petitions

12a.

Suzanne Kerbs request a yield sign be installed on Lenox St. at the intersection with Beeching St.
# 8e CC September 22, 2020

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12b.

Wendy Chase request installation of speed limit signage in the vicinity of Royal Rd. and Heard St. intersection.
# 7z CC August 11, 2020

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12c.

Tiphanie Gelinas request installation of turkey crossing sign in the vicinity of 492 Massasoit Rd.
# 8d CC October 6, 2020

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