Remember the big brouhaha last May over proposed parking rules that would not allow you to park at the same meter, the same block or even the same city parking lot — twice in the same day?
Well the City Council’s Public Safety and Transportation committee will discuss a new version of proposed changes to the city’s overtime parking rules on Weds. Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. and they’re certainly less restrictive but no doubt will still upset some folks.
The new ordinance would prevent you from feeding (with coins or the app) a meter once your original time has expired and instead you would have to
The City Council’s Land Use Committee will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at Newton City Hall to hear about Northland’s much-anticipated transportation plan for its project at Needham and Oak Streets.
Northland is proposing a variety of traffic mitigation remedies, including limiting residential parking to one space per unit and funding new and improved bike and pedestian paths.
But the most significant part of the plan is a proposal to operate and fund a shuttle system that would be open to public use at
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.
There’s been a lot of discussion on this thread here and this thread here about proposed changes to Newton’s overtime parking rules.
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