Somerville Public Hearing: City Council Traffic and Parking Committee of the Whole & Traffic Commission Joint Public Hearing on Broadway Bus/Bicycle Lanes

Monday, December 9, 6 p.m., City Council Chambers

The City Council Traffic and Parking Committee of the Whole and the Traffic Commission invite community members to a joint public hearing on Monday, December 9, at 6 p.m., to provide feedback on the design and implementation of the new traffic configuration on Broadway in Winter Hill, which features dedicated bus and bicycle lanes. The public hearing will be held in the City Council Chambers, 93 Highland Ave.

The public hearing will open with a short presentation by City staff on project history, objectives, and preliminary evaluation data for key metrics pertaining to safety and mobility for all road users. Following the presentation, members of the public will be invited to speak. The typical two-minute time limit will be strictly enforced.

Written Testimony

If you are unable to attend, or wish to submit written testimony, please email to both of the following TWO addresses: citycouncil@somervillema.gov, traffic@somervillema.gov. The official public record for written testimony will close on Friday, December 13, 2019, at 5 p.m. Additional comments sent after the deadline will be reviewed but will not become part of the public record.

If you have questions about the Public Hearing, please contact the Chair of the City Council Traffic and Parking Committee and Ward 5 City Councilor, Mark Niedergang, at mniedergang@somervillema.gov or (617) 629-8033.

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or NSalamoun@somervillema.gov.

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