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File #: 72645    Version: 1 Name: Supporting and approving the City of Madison’s application to the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) by the Vision Zero team for a Safe Streets and Roads for All implementation grant, the acceptance of the grant, and authorizing the Mayor and City C
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-22-00581
Title: Supporting and approving the City of Madison’s application to the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) by the Vision Zero team for a Safe Streets and Roads for All implementation grant, the acceptance of the grant, and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a grant agreement with USDOT or its designee, if awarded the grant.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Patrick W. Heck, Keith Furman, Syed Abbas, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Erik Paulson, Brian Benford, Charles Myadze, Michael E. Verveer, Regina M. Vidaver, Tag Evers, William Tishler
Attachments: 1. Memo on Vision Zero Candidate Project List for SS4A Application.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution approves the application and commits local match funding for a Safe Streets and Roads for All Implementation Grant. The requested grant amount is anticipated to be $20 million. The local match is 20% or up to $4 million over 2023 and 2024. The local match is included in Traffic Engineering's 2023 capital budget request pending adoption.
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Supporting and approving the City of Madison’s application to the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) by the Vision Zero team for a Safe Streets and Roads for All implementation grant, the acceptance of the grant, and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a grant agreement with USDOT or its designee, if awarded the grant.
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Whereas, the City of Madison’s Vision Zero Action Plan recommends pursuing federal funding for improvements; and
Whereas, the Vision Zero team has identified the Safe Streets and Roads for all Program Grant as a potential source for implementation of actions and strategies outlined in the Vision Zero Action Plan; and
Whereas, the Safe Streets and Roads for All Grant Program will support implementation of activities that are included in an approved Vision Zero action plan; and
Whereas, up to $1 billion is available through the Safe Streets and Roads for all Grant Program to prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries, and;
Whereas, the USDOT Selection Criteria include #1 Safety Impact, #2 Equity Engagement and Collaboration, #3 Effective Practices and Strategies, and #4 Climate Change and Sustainability, and Economic Competitiveness, and
Whereas, the USDOT’s Safe Streets and Roads for All Grant Program provides an opportunity to accelerate the City’s efforts to eliminate serious and fatal crash on Madison’s streets and further equitable traffic safety outcomes; and
Whereas, an identified list of candidate projects is desirable in submitting Safe Streets and Roads for All Grant application;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common C...

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