CITY OF WORCESTER

Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Virtual Meeting

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 Etel Haxhiaj
Councilor Thu Nguyen
 

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


1.

Virtual Attendee Call-In Information

1a.

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021 and in order to ensure active, public engagement, the City of Worcester currently allows for remote participation only at all City Council and Standing Committee meetings. To partake in the meeting, you may follow the below link to join via the WebEx application or dial the direct line as indicated. If you would like to raise your hand when in the meeting as a call-in user you may dial *3. - Phone Number: 415-655-0001, Access Code: 2308 875 0109, Event Password: EH22.

https://cow.webex.com/cow/onstage/g.php?MTID=e0f5297b01e5a2691a207a57e07c1d494

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2.

Approval of the Minutes

2a.

Order - That the City Council Standing Committee of Traffic and Parking hereby approves the minutes of the Traffic and Parking Committee meeting of December 15, 2021.

View Agenda
3.

Handicap Parking Petitions

3a.

Danielle Orlando request installation of a handicap parking space in front of 49 Richland St.
# 7d CC December 21, 2021

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3b.

Iris Estrada request removal of handicap parking space in front of 53 Upsala St.
# 8a CC December 14, 2021

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3c.

Fakhri Khayoon request the handicap parking space in front of 30 Lakeside Ave. be relocated to be in the vicinity of the tree on the other side of the property on the same street.
# 10h CC December 7, 2021

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3d.

Jose Blanco and Jaqueline Alvarez request installation of handicap parking space in front of 1 Kingsbury St.
# 10c CC December 7, 2021

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3e.

Barbara Szydlik and Marek Szymborski request installation of handicap parking space in front of 92 Perry Ave.
# 10d CC December 7, 2021

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3f.

Norma Rivera request removal of handicap parking space in front of 6 Berkshire St.
# 8g CC November 16, 2021


In Committee December 15, 2021 - Held

Attachments

3g.

Susan Kendrick et al. request installation of handicap parking space in front of 70 Everard St.
# 9h CC October 5, 2021


In Committee November 17, 2021 - Held In Committee December 15, 2021 - Held

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3h.

Rand L'Heureux request installation of handicap parking space in front of 3 Jefferson St.
# 8jj CC September 22, 2021


In Committee Ocotber 13, 2021 - Held In Committee November 17, 2021 - Held In Committee December 15, 2021 - Held

Attachments
4.

Crosswalk and Lighted Crosswalk System Petitions

4a.

Brian Underwood request installation of flashing crosswalk lights in the vicinity of Nelson Place Elementary School, 35 Nelson Pl.
# 9r CC June 8, 2021

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4b.

Brian Underwood request installation of flashing crosswalk lights in the vicinity of Union Hill School, 1 Chapin St.
# 9x CC June 8, 2021

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4c.

Brian and Priscella Underwood request installation of flashing crosswalk lights and signage at Grafton Street Elementary School, 311 Grafton St.
# 8f CC March 9, 2021

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4d.

Brian and Priscella Underwood request installation of flashing crosswalk lights and signage at Rice Square Elementary School, 76 Massasoit Rd.
# 8h CC March 9, 2021

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4e.

Brian and Priscella Underwood request installation of flashing crosswalk lights and signage at Roosevelt Elementary School, 1006 Grafton St.
# 8i CC March 9, 2021

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4f.

Brian and Priscella Underwood request installation of flashing crosswalk lights and signage at Thorndyke Road Elementary School, 30 Thorndyke Rd.
# 8j CC March 9, 2021

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4g.

Brian and Priscella Underwood request installation of flashing crosswalk lights and signage at Wawecus Road School, 20 Wawecus Rd.
# 8k CC March 9, 2021

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5.

No Parking Petitions

5a.

Helen Given et al. request installation of No Parking Here to Corner signage for at least two car lengths on both sides of Fairlawn Dr. at the intersection of Fairlawn Dr. and June St.
# 8b CC November 30, 2021

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5b.

Elizabeth Plonski et al. request installation of No Parking Anytime on both sides of the street from 7A Revere St. to 9D Revere St.
# 8c CC November 16, 2021

Attachments

5c.

Maria Castillo request installation of No Parking Anytime signage next to the driveway entrance at 8 Chapin St.
# 9n CC October 5, 2021

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5d.

Roberta Adams request installation of "No Parking Anytime" signage adjacent to 197 Eastern Ave.
# 9m CC July 20, 2021

Attachments
6.

Parking and Parking Meter Petition

6a.

Robert Mura et al. request installation of a two-hour parking zone on Genessee St., with No Parking Anytime installed on Genesee St. on the north side between Ludlow St. and James St. and No Parking Anytime installed on Genesee St. on the south side between Ludlow St. and a point 280’ west of James St. (Amended December 15, 2021).
# 8g CC October 19, 2021


In Committee November 17, 2021 - Held In Committee December 15, 2021 - Held

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7.

Resident Permit Parking Petitions

7a.

Sabaa Zaki request installation of a resident permit parking space on Berwick St. servicing 14 Flagg St.
# 10e CC December 7, 2021

Attachments

7b.

Kenneth Welch request installation of resident permit parking in the vicinity of 2 Claridge Dr.
# 10g CC December 7, 2021

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8.

Speed and Traffic Enforcement Petition

8a.

Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey on behalf of Roberta Adams request additional traffic enforcement at the corner of Eastern Ave. and Route 9, as well as the entrance to Green Hill Park at Green Hill Parkway.
# 7c CC December 21, 2021

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9.

Stop Sign Petitions

9a.

Councilor George J. Russell on behalf of Charles Delannoy request installation of a stop sign, stop line, and “STOP” lettering at the intersection of Pineland Ave. and Hara St., in the vicinity of pole 13.
# 8b CC December 14, 2021

Attachments

9b.

Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson request installation of a stop sign on Agate Ave. where the road makes a sharp right turn, in the vicinity of 2 Agate Ave.
# 8ww CC September 22, 2021

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10.

Traffic Study Petition

10a.

Councilor Morris A. Bergman request a safety review of existing traffic calming measures on Richmond Ave./Flagg St., including recommendations to improve same.
# 7b CC December 21, 2021

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11.

Communication of the City Manager

11a.

Transmitting informational communication relative to safety improvements at the intersection of Heard Street and Clover Street.
# 9.6A CM November 9, 2021

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