July Special Meeting on Chestnut St. safety (Beacon to Comm. Ave)

Special Neighborhood Meeting

Pedestrian and Safety Issues

Chestnut St. – from Beacon to Commonwealth


Thursday, July 18, 2019


Waban Library Center


Chestnut St. (from Beacon St. to Comm. Ave.) is scheduled to be repaved in the summer of 2021. Now is a good time to list roadway safety issues and advocate for a safer Chestnut St. Please come give your input to your Ward 5 City Councilors and city staff. Bring your observations on speeding, missing sidewalks, desired crosswalks, and any other issues related to Chestnut St. In attendance will be:


  • Ward 5 At-Large Councilor Andreae Downs
  • Ward 5 At-Large Councilor Deb Crossley
  • Ward 5 Councilor John Rice
  • Newton Director of Transportation Nicole Freedman



If you are unable to attend the meeting but have comments or suggestions regarding traffic and safety along this stretch, please email wabanareacouncil@newtonma.gov. We will compile all comments and forward them to your Ward 5 councilors.

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 7:00pm