CITY OF WORCESTER
Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:35 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:47 PM
Joseph C. O'Brien
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Joffrey A Smith |
|Councilor Konstantina B Lukes |
|Councilor Frederick C Rushton |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Joffrey A Smith |
Councilor Frederick C Rushton
|Also:||DPWP Director of Traffic Engineering Joseph Borbone|
DPWP Staff Person James Pacenka
WPD Sargent John Fallavolita
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
HANDICAP PARKING HEARINGS
Report of the Committee on Traffic and Parking upon the Petition of State Representative John Fresolo on behalf of Jessie O'Rourke request handicap parking space in front of 33 Wabash Ave.
# 14b CC May 13, 2008
In City Council May 13, 2008 Item #14b - Recommitted to Traffic & Parking Committee
Josephine Kinya request handicap parking space at 35 Outlook Dr. Apt. 21.
# 7o CC November 10, 2009
In Committee December 16, 2009 - Held
Evanthia Koutoulas request to remove handicap parking space in front of 7 Shawmut St.
# 7c CC December 15, 2009
Councilor Paul P. Clancy, Jr. on behalf of Susan Cozzolino request to remove handicap parking zone in Plantation St. near the intersection with Caroline St.
# 7g CC December 15, 2009
Mike Gabriella request handicap parking sign in front of 5 Royal Rd.
# 6g CC November 24, 2009
Brennan Jacoby request to remove handicap parking space in front of 28 Wilson St.
# 7e CC December 15, 2009
Patrick Mulrenin request handicap parking in front of 37 Plantation St.
# 7d CC December 22, 2009
Helen Monette request to remove the handicap parking in front of 19 Mendon St. as it is no longer needed.
# 7c CC December 22, 2009
Barbara Nayak request to reinstate the handicap parking space recently rescinded across from 18 Acton St.
# 7b CC December 22, 2009
Albert Sam request handicap parking space in front of 7 Gates St.
# 10i CC January 05, 2010
Fai Tayu request to remove handicap parking space in front of 23 Courtland St.
# 10j CC January 05, 2010
Katherine Walsh request handicap parking space in front of 111 Grand View Ave.
# 10k CC January 05, 2010
RESIDENT PERMIT PARKING PETITION
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request resident sticker parking on Florence St. be switched from the even numbered side of the street to the odd numbered side.
#25 CC September 12, 2006
Councilor Paul P. Clancy, Jr. request No Parking on even side of Revere St.
#11 CC October 1, 2002
In Committee January 8, 2003 - Held
Councilor Barbara G. Haller on behalf of Richard Doyle & Clark Burritt request to prohibit parking on the even side of Beacon St. from Hammond St. to Madison St.
#40 CC November 22, 2005
Request Commissioner of Public Works and Parks investigate the appropriateness of the winter parking ban in Beacon St. between Hammond St. and Madison St. and report to City Council.
Kevin O'Sullivan, President & CEO of Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives, Inc., request to rescind existing ordinances for "30 Minute Parking" in west side of Prescott St. from Lexington St. to a pt. 108' north of Lexington St. and rescind "No Parking Anytime" in west side of Prescott St, from 108' north of Lexington St. to a pt. 487' north of Lexington St. Further, request to install "2 Hour Parking" in the west side of Prescott St. from Lexington St. to a pt. 50' south of Garden St.
# 7b CC December 15, 2009
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request the winter parking ban be changed in Oak St. from the from the even-numbered side to the odd-numbered side.
# 6f CC October 13, 2009
Gerald Tuori on behalf of Becker College request that four (4) parking spaces on the north side of William St., in front of 66 William St., be restricted to two (2) hour parking from 8am-4pm.
# 8c CC December 01, 2009
Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey request that a "No Left Turn 7am -9am and 1:30pm - 3:30pm school days" prohibition be installed for traffic exiting Wawecus Rd. into Burncoat St. in the interest of public safety.
# 7e CC December 22, 2009
Order Councilor William Eddy - Request the City Council Standing Committee on Traffic & Parking conduct a hearing for Bailey Street residents relative to speed enforcement and the feasibility of installing a stop sign at Bailey Street and the Airport rotary.
# 20h CC December 15, 2009
Request Police Chief to install speed enforcement in Bailey St. inbound, in Mountain St. West at the approaches to Stratton Hill Apartments and Lanesboro Road, and in Hadwen Rd, both directions at the approaches to Havelock Rd.
Claude Dorman on behalf of the East Highland Area Neighborhood Association request the installation of a stop sign at the intersection of Fruit and William Sts. for traffic moving in a northerly direction.
#18 CC October 17, 2006
Councilor Barbara G. Haller on behalf of the Elm Park-Lincoln Estate Neighborhood Association request to install an additional "Stop" sign in Fruit St. at the southwest corner with Dayton St. facing southbound traffic.
# 9z CC January 23, 2007
Ann Houlihan request to change the "Yield" sign to a Stop sign at the corner of Hamilton St. and Orient St.
# 7b CC March 17, 2009
In Committee April 30, 2009 - Held
Nichole Panagiotou request to install Stop Signs at the intersection of Hadwen Rd. and Havelock Rd. making this intersection a 4 Way Stop.
# 7d CC December 15, 2009
Gerald Tuori on behalf of Becker College request bus stop be designated on the north side of Cedar St. (from the corner of West St. in a westerly direction to the first driveway).
# 8b CC December 01, 2009
Carl Hagberg request crosswalk be installed on Mill St. in the vicinity of the WHA parking lot at 1050 Main St. for elderly crossing to Park Ave.
# 8h CC September 08, 2009
In Committee November 18, 2009 Held
Councilor Barbara G. Haller on behalf of the Elm Park-Lincoln Estate Neighborhood Association request to install a "No U-Turn" Sign in Russell St. facing southbound traffic.
# 9y CC January 23, 2007
Councilor Joseph M. Petty request to install Children Cautionary Signs on light pole in front 5 & 7 Tatnuck Gardens.
# 7h CC December 15, 2009
Dorothy Gish et al request installation of safety measures at the blind curve on West Mountain St. such as: Speed Bumps, a blinking red light reminding drivers to slow down, Slow Down sign, a sign before curve warning drivers there are blind driveways ahead.
#32 CC September 4, 2001
In Committee February 26, 2003 - Held
In Committee October 11, 2005 - Held
Cheryl Simo request to install a "Right Lane for Right Turn Only" traffic signal at Plantation St. and South Rd. (UMass entrance)
# 6j CC May 19, 2009