Transportation Advisory Committee


To examine, evaluate and advise the Select Board 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.


  • 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.

If you notice a Transportation-related emergency in Town, such as a malfunctioning traffic light or unsafe road conditions, please immediately call the Department of Public Works at 781-275-7605. 

If it is an after-hours emergency, please dial the Police business line at 781-275-1212 to report the issue.

If your request is not time sensitive, or if you have an idea or suggestion to improve transportation in Bedford, please email

Board Members

Name Title
Scot Shaw Chair, 2020
Peter Bernhardt 2020
Dawn Lafrance-Linden 2021
Sandra Hackman 2021
Jacinda Barbehenn Planning Board Member
Margot R. Fleischman Select Board Member, 2021
Vacancy 2020