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File #: 74593    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the City of Madison on behalf of the Greater Madison MPO to accept a federal funding grant for $100,500 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/8/2022 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 11/22/2022 Final action: 12/6/2022
Enactment date: 12/9/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00829
Title: Authorizing the City of Madison on behalf of the Greater Madison MPO to accept a federal funding grant for $100,500 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to implement the MPO’s RoundTrip TDM program and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into the grant contract and State/Municipal Agreement.
Sponsors: Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Nasra Wehelie
Attachments: 1. Madison Rideshare contract 2023 5992-08-51 - WisDOT.pdf, 2. C of Madison Rideshare Coordinator - TDM Activities 5992-08-51.pdf
Fiscal Note
This federal transportation grant provides for $100,500 in 2023. The City’s match for this grant would be $25,125. The city’s share of the costs would be paid primarily in the form of staff salaries and benefits, as well as marketing materials, advertising, and similar costs. These costs have been included in the 2023 executive operating budget. No additional appropriation required.
Title
Authorizing the City of Madison on behalf of the Greater Madison MPO to accept a federal funding grant for $100,500 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to implement the MPO’s RoundTrip TDM program and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into the grant contract and State/Municipal Agreement.
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WHEREAS, the City of Madison Planning Division provides staffing for the Greater Madison MPO and the city serves as the MPO’s fiscal and administrative agent; and

WHEREAS, the MPO operates the RoundTrip program, which provides ride-matching and alternative transportation promotion services, works with employers to conduct travel demand management (TDM) programs, coordinates TDM efforts of other agencies and organizations, provides assistance on other initiatives to promote ridesharing, transit, bicycling and walking, including employer-based commuter challenges, and produces and disseminates TDM marketing materials; and

WHEREAS, the MPO and the City of Madison recognize the need for and benefits of TDM programs and other strategies to promote the use of transit, car/vanpooling, bicycling, and walking in the region; and

WHEREAS, the MPO uses some of the federal transportation funding it receives as an MPO under the Surface Transportation Block (STBG) - Urban program to support its RoundTrip program; and

WHEREAS, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) administers the federal funding for the MPO and will provide federal funding in the amount of $100,500 to the City of Madison on behalf of the MPO for operating the RoundTrip program in 2...

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