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Harvard Square Meeting Notice

Location

Harvard Smith Center - Isaacson Room

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Contact

Daniel Wolf
dwolf@cambridgema.gov
617-349-4618

Description

Harvard Square Meeting Notice

Location: Isaacson Room, Harvard Smith Center,

Date: Thursday December 5, 2019

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Harvard Square Kiosk and Plaza Project

As part of the City’s commitment to Vision Zero*, city staff have taken a closer look at the Super Crosswalk area (pedestrian crossing between the Kiosk and the Harvard Coop) to determine if additional safety measures can be incorporated into the scope of the reconstruction of the plaza.  Staff have identified traffic signal changes that support travel lane reductions and improve the safety for all users.  The changes will simplify the overall operation of the intersection; reduce the crossing distance for pedestrians; provide additional plaza space; and simplify the merge for cyclists and motorists travelling towards Porter Square.  We invite you to attend the meeting to learn more about these safety improvements and provide input on the design changes.

*Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all.

Directions to Smith Campus Center, Isaacson Room, 2nd Floor:

  • Enter the Smith Campus Center through the main entrance at 1350 Massachusetts Avenue
  • Take the stairs across from Pavement Coffee up to the 2nd Floor of the Welcome Pavilion
  • Follow signs to the Isaacson Room which is located at the far end of the 2nd Floor Welcome Pavilion
  • (Elevator access is also available from the 1st floor to 2nd floor via the elevator located between the Harvard Visitor Center Desk and Pavement Coffee)


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