CITY OF WORCESTER
Public Service and Transportation Committee Meeting
Thursday, January 22, 2009
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 6:30 P.M.
Adjourned: 7:30 P.M.
Konstantina B. Lukes
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Joseph M Petty |
|Councilor William J Eddy |
|Councilor Gary Rosen |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Joseph M Petty |
Councilor William J Eddy
Councilor Gary Rosen
|Also:||DPWP Staffperson Robert Fiore|
WRTA Administrator Stephen F. O'Neil
WRTA General Manager John F. Carney
Assistant City Clerk Michael J. Monfredo, clerk
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request additional street light or lights on Benefit Terrace.
# 13q CC December 02, 2008
Recommend Approval to increase two of the lights on Benefit Terrace to 9600 lumens pending funding.
Suzanne Liscomb request to install street light on the Viking Terrace side of 16 Ideal Road.
# 6a CC December 23, 2008
Recommend Approval to install one additional street light in Viking Terrace along the side of 16 Ideal Road.
Review of the WRTA Flex Route
Speaker: Jo Hart, Worcester resident
Request City Manager request the WRTA Administrator provide the City Council with a synopsis concerning the different programs the WRTA offers the general public and the impacts to the WRTA's new pricing, and further request that this report include the period July, 2008 through January, 2009.
Request City Manager request the WRTA Administrator report to the City Council concerning the feasibility of utilizing the Local Carpenters Union community service projects apprentice programs to build bus shelters in certain areas within Worcester if the city is willing to provide the materials to complete the projects.
Request City Manager request the WRTA Administrator to schedule a meeting with the residents of Colony Retirement Home on Holden Street to discuss the process of using WRTA's Flex Route and Fixed Route service options, and further request a meeting notification be sent to the City Council.