Thursday, October 27 at 7pm
Newton Free Library – Druker Auditorium
Frustrated by our congested roads? Join the League for a forum on the causes of and solutions to traffic–including:
- What can be done to reduce vehicle traffic associated with new development?
- How does congestion affect our health, pocketbooks and environment?
- Do other communities have solutions Newton can use?
Our panelists are:
- Steve Miller of LivableStreets Alliance and the Harvard School of Public Health, author of the popular blog The Public Way
- Sarah Kurpiel Lee, traffic planner and engineer at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC)
- Nicole Freedman, Newton’s newly-hired Transportation Director, formerly Chief of Active Transportation in Seattle, WA
The forum will be moderated by Brooke Lipsitt, past president of the Newton Board of Aldermen
Co-Sponsors include: Newton Department of Health & Human Services, Newton Council on Aging, Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce, Newton Safe Routes to School, Newton 350.org, Livable Newton, Green Newton, and of course the Newton Free Library.