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 Policy Order Resolution
  O-12
  AMENDED ORDER
  IN CITY COUNCIL
  July 29, 2013
COUNCILLOR CHEUNG

 

WHEREAS: It has come to the attention of the City Council that pedestrian crosswalks in the vicinity of the Porter Square MBTA station do little to ensure the safety of those crossing Massachusetts Avenue and Upland Avenue; and
    
WHEREAS:

In the times of most frequent use, pedestrians must weave between lines of cars to access the MBTA stations; now therefore be it

       

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with the appropriate City departments as to potential measures to improve pedestrian safety at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Upland Avenue, including the installation of stop signs, and report back to the City Council; and be it further 

   
ORDERED: That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to direct the Police Comissioner to provivde to the City Council the number of tickets issued for "blocking the box."

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