Special Traffic Commission Meeting to Discuss Safety Plan for Holland Street, October 6th

The Somerville Traffic Commission will host a special virtual meeting to review public comment and deliberate on the City’s new Safety Plan for Holland Street. This plan proposes adding protected bike lanes from Teele Square to Buena Vista Road to improve safety for all users. This plan requires restriction of parking on one side of the street. The Safety Plan was developed in response to the tragic crash that killed a Somerville resident in August in the Teele Square area.

This meeting follows the special Traffic Commission meeting held on September 21, where the Mayor and City staff presented the draft plan and Commissioners heard public comment. The recording and presentation slides are available on the project website, somervillema.gov/hollandstreetdesign.

Written testimony will continue to be accepted until 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 6. Written comments can be sent:

To join the virtual meeting, please click on or copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86224237670

To view the safety proposal, please click on or copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://voice.somervillema.gov/4794/widgets/16025/documents/35709

To join by phone you can use:

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