The Waltham Bicycle Committee will meet at 7 PM, Thursday, January 5, 2017 in the Trustees’ Room on the top floor of the Waltham Public Library, 735 Main Street, Waltham. Interested? You are welcome to attend.

The Waltham Bicycle committee will meet at 7 PM, Thursday, October 6, 2016 in the Trustees’ Room on the top floor of the Waltham Public Library, 735 Main Street, Waltham. Interested? You are welcome to attend.

The developers of the 1265 Main street project have announced a meeting followed by a site visit on Thursday, August 25 at 10 AM. This is an important opportunity to listen, ask questions, view conditions at the site, and form opinions. The meeting will be at the Flank Steak House Community room, 74 Tower Road.– see the attached notice (PDF document).

Be there or be square!

Also, the comment period for the draft environmental impact report on project has been extended to September 9. In case you need a copy of the report, contact Mr. Nagi, at VHB consulting. Contact information is in the PDF document linked to this post. There is a copy at the Waltham Public Library.

Larry Finison on Waltham bicycling history 1880-1900 (56 minute illustrated talk)

Traffic signal actuators (1  1/2 minute narrated helmet-cam video, October 20, 2012)

Northbound on Lexington Street (9 minute narrated helmet-cam video, July 4, 2015). 90% of motorists were courteous.

Southbound on Lexington Street (8 minute narrated helmet-cam video, July 4, 2015). All motorists were courteous except for one who used his car to intimidate and endanger.

Westbound on Main Street (3 minute narrated helmet-cam video, November 20, 2012). No problems during this ride. Some issues with markings placement.

Left turn, Main Street to Eddy Street (1 minute narrated helmet-cam video, November 12, 2012). Motorist turning right on red fails to yield to me and to another motorist.

 

A copy of the 1265 Main Phase II Draft Environmental Impact Report (see previous post) has been delivered to the Waltham Public Library, but please check with the Library about how to access it. Also, I have a correction for the e-mail of the contact person, Robert W. Nagi at the consultants Vanasse Hangen Brustlin: rnagi@vhb.com