Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2018 #80
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE
Mar 26, 2018 5:30 PM

That the Chair of the Transportation and Public Utilities Committee be and hereby is requested to schedule a meeting to discuss parking options for City and School employees who do not get jobs that come with parking

Information

Department:City Clerk's Office, CKSponsors:Councillor Craig A. Kelley, Vice Mayor Jan Devereux, Councillor Quinton Zondervan
Category:Policy Order

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  2. 3192018 Order11 original

Document Comments

CHARTER RIGHT EXERCISED BY VICE MAYOR DEVEREUX

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WHEREAS:

Cambridge Public School teachers have been expressing concern with a lack of parking availability at or near Cambridge Public Schools reserved for, or able to be utilized by, teachers; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

Some schools, such as the Amigos School, have small teacher parking lots that can only accommodate less than a dozen vehicles, have no public parking lots or garages within a reasonable distance, and cannot utilize metered on-street parking spaces because they cannot leave children unattended to move their vehicles or “feed the meter”; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

Teachers often “circle the block” looking for parking, contributing negatively to traffic congestion and climate change; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

Some schools, such as Graham and Parks, have designated on-street parking for teachers during the day and open to visitors and residents at night; now therefore be it

 

 

ORDERED:

That the Chair of the Transportation and Public Utilities Committee be and hereby is requested to schedule a meeting to discuss parking options for City and School employees who do not get jobs that come with parking; and be it further

 

 

ORDERED:

That the Transportation and Public Utilities Committee be and hereby is requested to discuss the feasibility of offering on-street parking permits to school staff during business hours, among other parking option solutions.

 

Meeting History

Mar 19, 2018 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
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CHARTER RIGHT EXERCISED BY VICE MAYOR DEVEREUX

RESULT:CHARTER RIGHTNext: 3/26/2018 5:30 PM
Mar 26, 2018 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
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TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMITTEE ON A MOTION BY COUNCILLOR ZONDERVAN ON A ROLL CALL 8-0-1

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE