League of Women Voters - Newton Forum on the Causes of and Solutions to Traffic

Frustrated by our congested roads?

Be sure to check out this forum on traffic mitigation!

The panelists are:

•Steve Miller of LivableStreets Alliance and the Harvard School of Public Health, author of the popular blog The Public Way

•Sarah Kurpiel Lee, traffic planner and engineer at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC)

•Nicole Freedman, Newton’s newly-hired Transportation Director, formerly Chief of Active Transportation in Seattle, WA

Topics to be discussed include:

•What can be done to reduce vehicle traffic associated with new development?

•How does congestion affect our health, pocketbooks and environment?

•Do other communities have solutions Newton can use?

The forum will be moderated by Brooke Lipsitt, past president of the Newton Board of Aldermen.

Be sure to join in on the discussion!