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Bicycle Advisory Committee

A subcommittee of the Transportation Advisory Group (TAG)


The Bicycle Advisory Committee typically meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: City Hall, 2nd Floor

Next Meeting: Tuesday August 13, 2013

1. Updates: Painting, paving , bike corral, HUBWAY
2. Walk Bike Week - Oct 6 Tour de Newton, Bike Census
3. Bike crash report
4. Update on proposed designs: Needham St, Carriage Lane, ?
5. Open agenda

Lois A Levin, Newton Bicycle Coordinator, Chair
617-527-1237, 617-283-5077 (cell)

William Paille, Director of Transportation, Co-chair
Patrick Baxter, Newton Transportation Engineer
Alex Blumensteil, Secretary
Andreae Downs, Chair, Newton Transportation Advisory Group (alternate)
Jerome Grafe, Traffic Council
Stephen Heinrichs
Ald. David Kalis (alternate)
George Kirby, Chair, Newton Bicycle/Pedestrian Task Force
Srdjan Nedeljkovic
John Pelletier
Nathan Phillips
Helen Rittenberg, President, Bike Newton
Sean Roche
Ald. Greg Schwartz
Candace Havens, Dir of Planning & Development
External Links:


League of Women Voters Transportation Study Documents 

This link from Brookline Perspective is currently getting kudos from the BAC members:
Video on Cycletracks from Portland

Project Proposals (from, News page): 
    Commonwealth Avenue Carriage Lane Bicycle Promenade
    Feasibility Study on Creating Bike Lanes
    Washington Street Corridor Improvement Program

Bicycle Safety Education Program (Newton Public Schools)
Day Middle School Cycling Clinic Synopsis

Feedback from Newton's application to be designated a Bicycle Friendly Community: 
    Feedback 2011
    Feedback 2012

Article in Newton Tab:
    Mintz and Levin:  How to Drive (with Bicyclists)