Traffic Council to Meet – June 25th

Traffic Council: The Traffic Council will meet virtually on Thursday, June, 25th at 7:00 p.m.

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The agenda includes the following:

  • Request to remove 2-3 metered parking spaces, closest to Adams Street, in order for MBTA buses 59 outbound and 558 inbound to pull over to board and alight passengers on the north side of Watertown Street in Nonantum between Adams Street and Bridge Street
  • Request to remove the following entry from TPR-97 Left lane must turn left: Adams Street, southbound, onto Washington Street, and to add the following entry into TPR-97 Left lane must turn left: Washington Street westbound onto Lewis Terrace – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes errors in the TPR
  • Request to expand the no parking zone on Court Street near the intersection of Washington Street to account for the location of the new driveway and curb cut into the Garden Remedies Parking Lot
  • Request to remove the following entry from TPR-147 Obedience to isolated stop signs: Fuller Street at Commonwealth Avenue, South Drive, northbound and to add the following entry into TPR-147: Fuller Street at Commonwealth Avenue, South Drive, northbound (eastern intersection) and Fuller Street at Commonwealth Avenue, South Drive, northwestbound (western intersection) – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes an error in the TPR
  • Request to remove the following entry from TPR-87. Left turns prohibited: Washington Street onto Waltham Street, eastbound vehicles, between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. and to add the following entry into TPR-87. Left turns prohibited: Washington Street onto Waltham Street – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and changes the TPR to match existing field conditions
  • Request to add the following entry into TPR-87. Left turns prohibited: Commonwealth Avenue eastbound onto Woodbine Street – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and changes the TPR to match existing field conditions
  • Request to insert the following entry into TPR-148. Obedience to yield signs: I-95/Massachusetts-128 Northbound, from right turn lane onto Washington Street – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes an omission in the TPR
  • Request to insert the following entry into Sec. TPR-148. Obedience to yield signs: Grove Street Bypass, from right turn lane onto Washington Street – NOTE: that this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes an omission in the TPR
  • Request to add into the Traffic and Parking Regulations (TPR) the existing “No Turn on Red” signs on all approaches of Beacon Street/Beethoven Avenue, with the eastbound approach “No Turn on Red” having a restriction of 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on school days
  • Request to remove the following entry from TPR-87. Left turns prohibited: Oakvale Road, eastbound, into Chestnut Street – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and changes the TPR to match existing field conditions
  • Request to insert the following entry into Sec. TPR-148. Obedience to yield signs: Quinobequin Road, northbound, from right turn lane onto Washington Street – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes an omission in the TPR
  • Request to insert the following entry into TPR-148. Obedience to yield signs: Elliot Street, northeastbound, from right turn lane onto Boylston Street – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes an omission in the TPR
  • Request to remove the following entry from TPR-88. Right turn only. Grafton Street onto Commonwealth Avenue – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and changes the TPR to match existing field conditions
  • Request to remove the following entry from TPR-87. Left turns prohibited: Lyman Street onto Centre Street- NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and changes the TPR to match existing field conditions.
  • Request to remove the following entry from TPR-87. Left turns prohibited: Beacon Place onto Centre Street – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and changes the TPR to match existing field conditions
  • Request to remove the following entry from TPR-147. Obedience to isolated stop signs: Pleasant Street at Park Lane, southbound – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and changes the TPR to match existing field conditions
  • Request to insert the following entry into Sec. TPR-148. Obedience to yield signs: Union Street at Beacon Street, northeastbound – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes an omission in the TPR
  • Request to insert the following entry into Sec. TPR-148. Obedience to yield signs: College Road at Beacon Street, southwestbound – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes an omission in the TPR
  • Request to insert the following entry into Sec. TPR-147. Obedience to isolated stop signs: Hammond Pond Parkway, northbound, from right turn lane onto Beacon Street – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes an omission in the TPR
  • Request to delete from Sec. TPR-147. Obedience to isolated stop signs, the following: Park Street at Franklin Street, eastbound and westbound, as well as Park Street at Franklin Street, northeastbound, and to insert into Section TPR-147. Obedience to isolated stop signs, the following: Franklin Street at Park Street, eastbound and westbound (eastern intersection), Park Street at Franklin Street, southbound (western intersection), & Park Street at Franklin Street, northbound (eastern intersection) – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes errors in the TPR
  • Request to remove the following entry from TPR-87. Left turns prohibited: Dedham Street, northbound onto Nahanton Street westbound at the northernmost intersection of Nahanton Street and Dedham Street – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and changes the TPR to match existing field conditions
  • Request to delete following entry from TPR-148. Obedience to yield signs: Dedham Street at Nahanton Street, eastbound – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes an error in the TPR
  • Request to insert the following entry into TPR-148. Obedience to yield signs: Brookline Street, southbound, from right turn lane onto Dedham Street – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes an omission in the TPR
  • Request to insert the following entry into TPR-148. Obedience to yield signs: Brookline Street, southbound, from right turn lane onto Dedham Street- NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and fixes an omission in the TPR
  • Request to remove the following entry from Sec. TPR-96. No Turn on Red signs: Parker Street, northbound, onto Wheeler Road – NOTE: this item does not make any changes in the field and changes the TPR to match existing field conditions
  • Request from the Director of Transportation Operations – the following to respond to safety concerns and changing conditions brought on by the Covid-19 Pandemic: Traffic Council shall be allowed to vote to allow long-term trials on any public street or parking area located within 1,500 feet of a school. These temporary trials may include modifications to the traffic flow, parking, turning restrictions and/or pavement markings, and are to be approved by the Commissioner of Public Works in consultation with the Director of the Planning Department and the Chief of the Newton Police Department. These changes are temporary in nature and would revert to original conditions unless Traffic Council subsequently votes to make these temporary conditions permanent. At any time, the Police Department may end any Traffic Council trial