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File #: 2019-7197   
Type: Council Referral
Body: City Council
On agenda: 9/3/2019
Title: Consider Providing Direction to Staff on Transportation Priorities in Advance of the Active Transportation Plan Work. (Vice Mayor Knox White and Councilmember Oddie)
Attachments: 1. Correspondence - Updated 9-3
Title

Consider Providing Direction to Staff on Transportation Priorities in Advance of the Active Transportation Plan Work. (Vice Mayor Knox White and Councilmember Oddie)

Body

COUNCIL REFERRAL FORM

The Council can take any of the following actions:
1) Take no action.
2) Refer the matter to staff to schedule as a future City Council agenda item.
3) Take dispositive action if sufficiently noticed such that the public and Council have been provided sufficient information by the published agenda, and no formal published notice of a public hearing is required.

Name of Councilmember requesting referral: Jim Oddie and John Knox White

Date of submission to City Clerk (must be submitted before 5:00 p.m. on the Monday two weeks before the Council meeting requested): 8/19/19

Council Meeting date: 9/3/19

Brief description of the subject to be printed on the agenda, sufficient to inform the City Council and public of the nature of the referral:

Consider providing council direction on transportation priorities in advance of the Active Transportation Plan work.

Priority Ranking:


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Urgent
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Important ?

____ 1 = Not urgent, not important
____ 2 = Urgent, not important
__X_ 3 = Urgent and important
____ 4 = Not urgent, important

Referral Goal:
* Ensure that staff has clear, full council direction on priorities on short and medium term projects
* Reemphasize that safety is Alameda's primary focus
* Identify how to streamline processes to respond to community concerns about speed and safety
* Clarify city's transportation legislative focus

Referral focus (items for consideration by staff):
* Short Term (12/31/19)
o Safety Toolkit
* List of tools for consideration
* Not a laundry list
* Chicane example
* If we are not going to use speed humps, don't include
* Public should have an understanding that the toolkit is actionable
* Use local/collector/arterial and Modal maps to define where tools should be expected (speed humps on collector/arterials or...

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