Sunday, January 8, 2017 Update
Medford’s Snow Emergency has been lifted. We are requesting that residents continue to PARK ON THE EVEN SIDE ONLY DURING THE DAY. This will allow our DPW equipment access to all streets while they continue to apply salt. We appreciate your patience and cooperation.
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Please be advised that a SNOW EMERGENCY will go into effect on Saturday, January 7, 2017 starting at 3:00 pm until further notice.
All vehicles must be parked on the EVEN side of the street unless otherwise posted or exempted. All emergency arteries will have no parking until the snow emergency is lifted. Vehicles parked in violation shall be ticketed and towed.
This will make easier for our DPW to properly clean the streets with their equipment. We need to keep the roads accessible for emergency vehicles. As always, we appreciate your cooperation.
The following streets are designated as emergency arteries and parking is not allowed during a snow emergency:
Boston Avenue, Central Avenue, College Avenue from George Street to Boston Avenue, Forest Street, Fulton Street, George Street, Governors Avenue, Grove Street, Hancock Street, Harvard Avenue, Harvard Street, High Street, Lawrence Road, Main Street, Medford Street, Mystic Avenue from Main Street to Crescent Street, Playstead Road, Riverside Avenue, Salem Street, Spring Street, Washington Street, Webster Street, Willis Avenue, Winthrop Street and Woburn Street.
Snow Policies and Procedures
A snow emergency may be declared based on existing snow and predicted snow fall with pedestrian & public safety in mind. City officials will closely monitor storm forecasts through various channels and once a decision is made, we will provide necessary information to the community. Once a snow emergency is declared, residents will be notified via multiple lines of communication as provided below.
It’s an Even Side Parking Year
Please note that during a snow emergency this season parking is allowed on the even-numbered side of the street only unless otherwise noted.
Communication of a Snow Emergency
Alerts: Citywide alerts issued by phone, email, and/or text message to subscribed users. Community members are urged to subscribe to this system to receive updated information about these and other important messages from the City.
Local media: Information is distributed to local and regional print, radio and TV news media for posting to their sites.
City website: Alerts posted to the City website homepage