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File #: 50737    Version: 1 Name: Supporting a 2018-2022 Transportation Alternatives Program grant for the West Towne Path (All Saints Segment) project.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/26/2018 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 3/20/2018 Final action: 3/20/2018
Enactment date: 3/23/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00248
Title: Supporting a 2018-2022 Transportation Alternatives Program grant for the West Towne Path (All Saints Segment) project.
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore, Barbara Harrington-McKinney
Attachments: 1. Attachment 3 - West Towne Path Map (All Saints Segment).pdf, 2. Cost Estimate Detail (West Towne All Saints Segment).pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution provides the required support to authorize the WisDOT Transportation Alternatives Grant for the West Towne Path project as planned within Engineering Pedestrian & Bicycle capital improvement plan (CIP). If awarded, a separate resolution will authorize acceptance of the grant funds for the project. The grant funds are currently budgeted in the CIP for path construction in years 2020-2022. The project scope in the adopted 2018 CIP for the West Towne Path construction includes a half mile long path from connecting the existing West Town Path at Struck Street to the Ice Age Junction Path at S. Junction Road.

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Supporting a 2018-2022 Transportation Alternatives Program grant for the West Towne Path (All Saints Segment) project.
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The City of Madison endeavors to provide its citizens with a robust, sustainable, multi-modal transportation system, including a major emphasis on bicycling and walking as viable and desirable modes of travel. The City has made major investments in bicycling and walking infrastructure and this priority is reflected in current budgets. Many of the City’s important existing bike-related infrastructure projects were successfully completed with Federal Transportation Enhancements (TE) funding participation in partnership with WisDOT, and the City continues to seek Federal funding for planned major bicycle or pedestrian infrastructure projects.

The West Towne Path All Saints Segment is located just southwest of the major retail commercial / employment area on the West side of Madison and immediately west of a large, predominantly multi-family residential area. At its western terminus, it will connect to the existing Ice Age Junction Path at South Junction Road and will run eastward approximately 2000 feet to a proposed path on the west side of High Point Road and north side of Watts Road. At this eastern terminus at Watts Road, the All Saints Segment will ultimately be a part of a path net...

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