CITY OF WORCESTER

Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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 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 both in-person and remote participation at all City Council and Standing Committee meetings. To partake in the meeting, you may attend the meeting in-person within the meeting location, follow the below link to join via Zoom or dial the direct line as indicated.

Traffic and Parking Committee Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/92893960051
Traffic and Parking Committee Zoom Phone Number: (929) 205 6099
Traffic and Parking Committee Zoom Access Code: 928 9396 0051

Attachments
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 October 19, 2022.

View Agenda
3.

Handicap Parking Petitions

3a.

Lisa Noe Higgins request installation of handicap parking space in front of 23 Merrifield St.
# 8o CC October 12, 2022

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3b.

Majed Anaifas request installation of a handicap parking space in front of 27 Longfellow Rd.
# 9i CC September 29, 2022

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3c.

Bernadette Forget request installation of handicap parking space large enough for two vehicles in front of 10 Merrifield St.
# 9c CC September 29, 2022

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3d.

Dean Fisher request installation of a handicap parking space in front of 227 June St.
# 9h CC September 29, 2022

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3e.

Felix Osafo request installation of handicap parking space in front of 18 Plantation St.
# 8z CC September 20, 2022


In Committee October 19, 2022 - Held

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3f.

Celeste Burke request installation of handicap parking place in front of 49 Abbott St.
# 9k CC September 20, 2022


In Committee October 19, 2022 - Held

Attachments
4.

Crosswalk and Lighted Crosswalk System Petitions

4a.

Councilor Sean M. Rose request installation of a crosswalk across Holden St. at either Tuxedo Rd. or Dogwood Rd., or both.
# 8i CC October 12, 2022

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4b.

Councilor Sean M. Rose request installation of a crosswalk across Lansing Ave. at Holden St.
# 8g CC October 12, 2022

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4c.

Judy Finkel request installation of a crosswalk at the intersection of Salisbury St., Barry Rd. and Salisbury Hill Blvd.
# 8y CC July 19, 2022


In Committee September 21, 2022 - Held

Attachments

4d.

Brian Underwood request installation of flashing crosswalk lights on Apricot St. in the vicinity of South High Community School, 170 Apricot St.
# 9k CC June 8, 2021


In Committee November 17, 2021 - Held In Committee December 15, 2021 - Held In Committee April 27, 2022 - Held

Attachments

4e.

Brian Underwood request installation of flashing crosswalk lights in the vicinity of Claremont Academy, 15 Claremont St.
# 10j CC June 8, 2021


In Committee November 17, 2021 - Held In Committee December 15, 2021 - Held In Committee April 27, 2022 - Held

Attachments

4f.

Brian Underwood request installation of flashing crosswalk lights in the vicinity of City View Elementary School, 80 Prospect St.
# 9v CC June 8, 2021


In Committee December 15, 2021 - Held In Committee April 27, 2022 - Held In Committee October 19, 2022 - Held

Attachments
5.

No Parking Anytime Petitions

5a.

Kevin Provencher request installation of “No Parking Anytime” signage at the driveway and fire hydrant in the vicinity of 7 Greenleaf Terrace.
# 9h CC September 20, 2022

Attachments

5b.

Gerard Dio request installation of No Parking Anytime signage within 40 feet south of the entry and 40 feet north of the exit of the Worcester Fire Department Credit Union parking lot (34 Glennie St.)
# 9a CC May 3, 2022

Attachments
6.

Parking and Parking Meter Items

6a.

Petition of Shakira Fuentes request the one (1) hour parking zone in the vicinity of 281 Shrewsbury Street be extended to at least three (3) hours.
# 9l CC September 20, 2022

Attachments

6b.

Report of the Committee on Traffic and Parking Upon the Petition of Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson request installation of One (1) Hour Parking signage in front of 269 Lincoln St. (Amended from Fifteen (15) Minute Parking on June 22, 2022).
# 21m CC September 20, 2022

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7.

Resident Permit Parking Petitions

7a.

Janily Lopez request installation of residential permit parking on both sides of Barclay St.
# 8s CC July 19, 2022

Attachments
8.

Speed and Traffic Enforcement Petitions

8a.

Patrice Lyons request installation of blinking signage that monitors the speed of motorists on Grafton St. near the Worcester-Grafton border.
# 8p CC October 12, 2022

Attachments

8b.

Jacqueline Coppedge et al., on behalf of Grace Christian Centre, request installation of speed monitoring equipment in the vicinity of 126 Elm St.
# 8k CC October 12, 2022

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9.

Stop Sign Petitions

9a.

Justice Real request installation of stop sign at the intersection of Chelsea St. and Cambridge St.
# 8g CC June 21, 2022

Attachments

9b.

Justice Real request installation of stop sign at the intersection of Chelsea St. and Cambridge St.
#8ff CC September 22, 2021

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10.

Traffic Control Signal Petitions

10a.

Justice Real request installation of traffic lights at the intersection of West St. and Pleasant St.
#8gg CC September 22, 2021

Attachments

10b.

Justice Real request installation of traffic lights at the intersection of West St. and Pleasant St.
# 8h CC June 21, 2022

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