Land Use chair Marc Laredo and other members of Newton Board of Aldermen question representatives of Austin Street Partners on a site visit to the Austin Street parking lot.
00:00 Front door & retail. 06:05 Trees along Austin Street. :0630 Will street get wider or narrower? 07:00 Trees & truck clearance. 08:40 Driveway to Austin St, pedestrian visibility. 11:30 Crosswalk. 13:15 Parking garage height. 14:05 Parking off driveway; walkway. 15:38 Drawing vs reality; driveway location uncertainty. 16:50 Wooded area to be park. 18:50 Where is end of building? 21:10 Parking lot. 23:30 Plowing snow. 24:15 How will people know there's space in covered parking? 26:15 Entrances; Bram Way conflicts. 28:35 Pocket park. 29:25 Effect on Bram Way businesses; where will construction trucks & workers park? 30:20 Why pave Bram Way same as plaza? 31:05 Safety of children on plaza. 33:10 Reduced size of parking spaces.