Drivers endlessly circling for spaces in Newton’s shopping areas will soon have more parking options after the City Council on Monday approved a zoning amendment to allow a three-year, citywide shared parking pilot program, Wicked Local Newton reports.
Here’s the minutes and the audio from the City Council’s March 23rd Public Safety and Transportation meeting* where this proposal was approved to be sent to the full city council for a vote. (Deliberation of the proposed parking rule changes came nearly two hours into the meeting)
After listening to it, I can’t help but get the impression that the discussion was rushed and the committee was tired and anxious to pass the proposal without a lot of debate. I’d be interested in hearing if others reach the same conclusion.
Particularly rushed is the deliberation over the proposal’s mos