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File #: 59698    Version: 1 Name: Supporting an application to WisDOT for Federal funding under the 2020-2024 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP).
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/24/2020 In control: Engineering Division
On agenda: 3/3/2020 Final action: 3/31/2020
Enactment date: 4/3/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00264
Title: Supporting an application to WisDOT for Federal funding under the 2020-2024 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). (4th, 9th, 15th & 17th AD)
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh, Tag Evers, Grant Foster, Michael E. Verveer
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution expresses support for the Engineering Division and Transportation Department grant application to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) 2020-2024 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). The application seeks federal funding for four bicycle and pedestrian projects. A separate resolution accepting the grant award will be submitted at a later date should the City be awarded the grant funding from WisDOT.
Title
Supporting an application to WisDOT for Federal funding under the 2020-2024 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). (4th, 9th, 15th & 17th AD)
Body
This resolution provides the required support of the grant application under the WisDOT Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) along with support of the projects noted in the application.

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.

This application includes four (4) proposed bicycle and pedestrian improvement projects, and based on input from the Transportation Commission, these projects have been prioritized on the application in the following order:
1. Autumn Ridge Path - shared use path between Stein Ave. and STH 30 (east of Stoughton Rd. and west of Swanton Rd.)
2. Tancho Dr. Path - shared use path between Tancho Dr. and STH 151, where there is an existing path and underpass of the highway
3. West Towne Path - extension of shared use path between Commer...

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