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File #: 35266    Version: 1 Name: bicycle wayfinding plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2014 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 9/2/2014 Final action: 9/2/2014
Enactment date: 9/5/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00676
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Dane County for the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board (TPB) on behalf of the city to provide project management services to the county for completion of a bicycle wayfinding plan.
Sponsors: Mark Clear, Chris Schmidt, Steve King
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/2/20141 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/19/20141 Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - REPORT OF OFFICER  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
The cost for the staff time for Madison Area Transportation Planning Board (TPB) to provide these services is included in the 2014 Operating Budget for the Planning Division as well as federal and state revenue covering 85% of this cost. The anticipated revenue from this agreement will reduce the required city local matching funds for the salary expenses.
Title
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Dane County for the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board (TPB) on behalf of the city to provide project management services to the county for completion of a bicycle wayfinding plan.
Body
WHEREAS, the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board (TPB) is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Madison Metropolitan Area with responsibilities to perform metropolitan transportation planning and programming activities; and

WHEREAS, the Dane County Parks Department has funding to hire a consultant to prepare a county bicycle wayfinding plan to ensure consistency in wayfinding and destination signage across local jurisdictions while still providing opportunities to maintain a unique local identity, and to assist in beginning to implement the plan; and

WHEREAS, development and implementation of this plan will allow cyclists, regardless of their familiarity with the area, to effectively navigate the extensive path and street network in the county with enhanced ease whether they are commuting to work, running errands, or enjoying the many natural and cultural amenities available throughout the county; and

WHEREAS, implementation of such a bicycle wayfinding plan is a long-time recommendation of the Bicycle Transportation Plan for the Madison Urban Area & Dane County, the MPO’s regional bicycle transportation plan; and

WHEREAS, Dane County Parks staff recognizes the bicycle transportation planning expertise of the MPO staff and has requested MPO staff assistance in overseeing preparation of the bicycle...

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