Transportation Division

Address/Hours of Operation

Staff Contacts
Transportation Division
110 Crafts Street, 1st Floor
Newton, MA 02458

Mon. - Fri. 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Jason Sobel, P.E., PTOE, Director
                   phone: 617-796-1476


Isaac Prizant, Transportation Engineer

                    phone: 617-796-1483



David Koses, Transportation Coordinator

                    phone: 617-796-1496

Nina Wang, Traffic Superintendent
                    phone: 617-796-1498

Faye Morrison, Parking Manager

                       phone: 617-796-1492



Mission & Responsibilities

Quick Links

Parking Meters 
The City of Newton does not enforce parking meters on the following holidays:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
President's Day
Patriot's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

On Monday September 10, 2018 at 8:00 AM, The Lexington Street Parking Lot has activated a kiosk for parking payments.  Passport our online phone application can still be used, and the information to initiate a session is on the signs in front of your car.
Request for Service
Streetlight out, parking meter not working, sign knocked down or missing?  For non-emergency service requests and questions, please use the on-line Customer Service Center or call our office directly and someone will respond to you as soon as possible.  If you see a traffic signal, streetlight, sign or anything else knocked down or that appears unsafe and requires immediate attention, call the Newton Police Dispatch at 617-796-2100.  DO NOT submit an on-line request where an immediate response is necessary.

Neighborhood Parking Plans

Newtonville Neighborhood Parking District 
The Newton North Neighborhood Parking District was the first neighborhood parking plan in Newton, encompasses an area of about 40 streets in Newtonville, south of the Newtonville Village Center.  This plan was developed over the course of two years through a series of community meetings, and the plan was rolled out in summer 2013. New parking regulations were put in place, superseding an outdated series of parking restrictions in the neighborhood. The plan features a permit override option available to residents and a limited number of non-residents (i.e., NNHS students). The plan continues to change as needed through the Traffic Council process.
Current MAP of the Newtonville Neighborhood Parking District (Updated 06/05/19)

Auburndale Village Parking District 
The Auburndale Village Parking District currently encompasses an area of about 22 streets or street segments in Auburndale, including the Village Center and the streets near the Williams School.  It was approved by the Newton Traffic Council in April, 2014, and by the Board of Aldermen in June, 2014.  Changes have continued to be made through the Newton Traffic Council. 

Current MAP of the Parking District - Auburndale Village Area (Updated 07/05/18)

Current MAP of the Parking District - Lasell College Area (Updated 03/21/19)


Horace Mann Neighborhood Parking District 
The Horace Mann Neighborhood Parking District was approved by Traffic Council in May 2014, for the Carr School at the time, and encompasses portions of Nevada Street and Linwood Avenue.  In 2019 it was renamed the Horace Mann Neighborhood Parking District.
Current MAP of the Horace Mann Neighborhood Parking District (Updated 06/05/19)


Waban Village Parking District
An initial Waban Village Parking District was approved by Traffic Council in November 2015 and includes Beacon Street (part), Collins Road (part), Dorset Road (part), Locke Road, Manitoba Road, Southwick Road and Waban Avenue (part).  The Waban Village Parking District may expand to other adjacent streets in Waban through the Traffic Council process.
Current MAP of the Waban Village Parking District (Updated 10/20/16)


Newton Highlands Parking District
Phase 1 of the Newton Highlands Parking District was approved by Traffic Council in April 2019 and includes Lincoln Street and portions of Bowdoin Street and Columbus Street.  Phase 2 expanded the District to include Erie Avenue, Hartford Street and others.  The Newton Highlands Parking District may expand to other adjacent streets in Newton Highlands through the Traffic Council process.
Current MAP of the Newton Highlands Parking District (Updated 06/05/19)



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