Transportation Advisory Committee

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Purpose

To examine, evaluate and advise the Selectmen regarding board actions and measures that will improve overall resident mobility, expand the use of non-automobile based methods of local and regional transportation, and improve traffic circulation and availability of transportation services that implement the transportation-related recommendations of the Town’s Vision Statement and Comprehensive Plan.

Responsibilities

  • To identify priority locations for sidewalk and crosswalk additions and extension and to secure public support for proposed sidewalk projects.
  • To determine feasibility of preferred traffic calming and safety techniques/locations including signage improvements consistent with sound engineering principles.
  • To recommend intersection and roadway improvements as well as bicycle path/route upgrades and additions.
  • To investigate expansion of transportation services including interconnections with neighboring Town services and MBTA services.
  • To engage residents and businesses in the establishment of a Transportation Management Association or similar employer-based organization.
  • To identify funding opportunities for implementation of recommended actions.

Board Members

Name Title
Soraya Stevens Bicycle Interest Member, 2017
Casey Ackerman At-Large, 2017
Stacey Chandler Pedestrian Interest, 2017
Margot R. Fleischman Selectmen Member, 2017
Shawn Hanegan Planning Liaison, 2017
Vacancy 2017 2017
Peter Bernhardt 2017
Ralph Hammond 2017
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