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Highlights of Transportation Improvements in Newton
Newton-in-Motion: A Transportation Strategy for Newton
in April 2017, we have made progress on several priority actions. Check out these updates as we look ahead to more transportation improvements in 2018.
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City Council reviewed final concept design of
West Newton Square Enhancements
on November 29, 2017. This project will return to Council in the new year.
Newtonville safety and beautification improvements are in process via the
Walnut Street Enhancements
project. Detailed design is set to launch in early 2018!
Safe. Smart. Accessible. Livable Sustainable.
Newton has taken a leadership role in helping craft a regional Request for Proposals (RFP) to bring bike share to the suburban communities surrounding Boston
Responses from providers are being reviewed now by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council
More to come in 2018!
Street Design Guide
Toole Design Group is working with a City of Newton interdepartmental team to draft the City's Street Design Guide
The City was awarded a grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs to incorporate stormwater management techniques into the Street Design Guide
City staff met with the Transportation Advisory Group on December 6, 2017
Look for events in the early part of 2018. In the meantime, we look forward to hearing your ideas/comments/questions - Email
Official launch of the Newton Centre Parking Strategy - August 2017
Kiosks are implemented on trial basis in the Austin Street Lot
Passport Merchant Parking Validation Program launched in December 2017
See Parking Strategy
Traffic Calming Response
Public Works' Transportation Division is beginning to implement a new data-driven process to review and take actions on "Traffic Calming" requests
Responses aim to reduce speeding and enhance safety
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Wishing you safe travels this Holiday Season!