ABOUT

The Somerville Pedestrian & Transit Advisory Committee is dedicated to promoting walking and public transit ridership, improving the quality and effectiveness of the pedestrian and transit experience, and promoting policies and programs supportive of walking and public transportation in the City of Somerville.

The work of the Committee shall be dedicated to the following guiding principles: 

  • Improve access and the accessibility

  • Increase safety for all modes of transportation

  • Promote and encourage sustainable modes of transportation

  • Make pedestrian and use of public transit  a more pleasant experience

  • Evaluate and improve the performance of the systems.

  • Advocate for fair and equitable transit fares, and for the incorporation of an equity lens in all
    decisions made about pedestrian and public transportation systems.

  • Increase the sustainability of pedestrian and public transportation systems

 

OUR PRINCIPALS

  • Improving and expanding access to, and the accessibility of, walking and public transportation

  •     ii.Increasing safety for all modes of transportation, particularly for pedestrians and transit users

  •     iii.Promoting and encouraging walking and riding transit as a modes of transportation

  •     iv.Making walking and riding transit a more pleasant experience

  •     v.Evaluating and improving the performance of pedestrian and public transportation systems. 

  • Advocating for fair and equitable transit fares, and for the incorporation of an equity lens in all decisions made about pedestrian and public transportation systems.

  • Increasing the sustainability of pedestrian and public transportation systems

 

WHO WE ARE

Community Representatives:        

 

Chair              Zach Rosenberg

Vice Chair      Ginny Alverson

Secretary       Audrey Orenstein

 

Members:

 

Ted Alexander    

Jessica Bellow    

Emma Blaxter

Georgy Cohen

Laura Evans

Jessica Ferguson

Rauvin Johl

Paola Massoli

Vitor Pamplona

Julia Toof

Emily Vides

 

Ex-Officio:

Katjana Ballantyne, City Council

Alexandra Kleyman, Mobility Division, OSPCD

Justin Schreiber, Mobility Division, OSPCD

 

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