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File #: 72647    Version: 1 Name: Supporting and approving the City of Madison’s application to Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) for Federal funding under the 2022-2023 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Supplemental Solicitation for Safe Routes to School Planning Gr
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/13/2022 In control: Traffic Engineering Division
On agenda: 7/19/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Enactment date: 8/8/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00582
Title: Supporting and approving the City of Madison’s application to Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) for Federal funding under the 2022-2023 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Supplemental Solicitation for Safe Routes to School Planning Grant program, the acceptance of the grant if awarded, and authorizes the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a grant agreement with WisDOT if awarded the grant.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Patrick W. Heck, Keith Furman, William Tishler, Syed Abbas, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Erik Paulson, Brian Benford, Charles Myadze, Michael E. Verveer, Regina M. Vidaver, Tag Evers
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution supports and approves an application to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for a federal Transportation Alternatives Program grant. The grant award could be up to $150,000 with a local match up to $30,000. The local match would be funded by Traffic Engineering's 2022 capital budget appropriation from the Traffic Safety Infrastructure capital program. If awarded, a separate resolution will be submitted to amend Traffic Engineering's 2022 capital budget to appropriate the grant funds.
Title
Supporting and approving the City of Madison’s application to Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) for Federal funding under the 2022-2023 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Supplemental Solicitation for Safe Routes to School Planning Grant program, the acceptance of the grant if awarded, and authorizes the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a grant agreement with WisDOT if awarded the grant.
Body
This resolution provides the required support of the grant application under the WisDOT Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), and approves the acceptance of the grant and the City’s entering of a grant agreement with WisDOT if awarded the grant.
The City of Madison endeavors to provide its citizens of all ages and abilities with a robust, sustainable, multi-modal transportation system, including a major emphasis on safety, walking and biking. The City is committed to ensuring the safety of children especially as they travel to school and encouraging more families to choose walking and biking as a healthy transportation option.
The WisDOT 2022-2023 Supplemental TAP application is open to projects focused on Safe Routes to School and on active transportation planning. The proposed application is to develop a Safe Routes to School framework focused on improving walking/biking education and encouraging more families to choose active transportation along with developing school specific transportation safety recommendatio...

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