The Road Less Traveled: A Road Map to Reduce Traffic In Newton

Thursday, October 27 at 7pm
Newton Free Library – Druker Auditorium

congestionFrustrated 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.

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