Quiet Zone Working Group

About the Quiet Zone Working Group

The Quiet Zone Working Group was established by the Select Board in 2023. The group will provide input to the Town in the selection of a consultant for the Quiet Zone Refresh Project, and provide input and guidance to the selected consultant during the course of the study. 

The Quiet Zone Working Group will:

  1. Provide input and feedback to the Town Manager and Select Board relative to the quiet zone feasibility refresh project.   
  2. Serve as the evaluation committee for the selection of a consultant. 
  3. Serve as a resource to the consultant with respect to the development of the study and final report.   
  4. Make recommendation to the Select Board regarding next steps in this project. 

Agendas, Agenda Packets, Minutes


The Quiet Zone Working Group consists of six members appointed by the Select Board. Each will serve through the end of FY2024. 

Seat/Appointing Body
Year Appointed
Term Expiration
Marianne CooleyMember of the Select Board20232024
John ConnellyMember of the Finance Committee20232024
Lars UnhjemMember of Safer Quieter Needham2023
Duncan AllenTown Representative to the MBTA Advisory Board20232024
Justin McCullenMember of the Mobility Planning and Coordination Committee20232024
Kate FitzpatrickTown Manager, ex-officio20232024