3 - Improved Transportation


Leading by example  |   Key CAP actions   |   How you can do more

Leading by Example

  • Installed Level 2 dual-port charging stations in five public lots
  • Adopted Complete Streets policy
  • Complete Streets pilot installed on Beacon Street; designs approved for Babcock Street and Pearl Street
  • Updated Transportation Access Plan guidelines to require 2% of all parking spaces be installed with electric-vehicle charging equipment and another 15% be EVSE-ready (for Major Impact Projects)
  • Implemented bike sharing program, including discount program for eligible residents

Key CAP Actions 2018-2019

  • Upgrade two-mile stretch of Beacon Street median with 50 charging ports
  • Install EV charging equipment on every Town-owned lot
  • Launch utility pole EV charging pilot
  • Expand overnight parking/EV charging on under-used commercial lots
  • Connect workplaces, commercial properties with utility incentives to upgrade infrastructure for fast EV charging
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