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File #: 2020-7648   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: Transportation Commission
On agenda: 1/22/2020
Title: Approve Meeting Minutes - November 20, 2019
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Approve Meeting Minutes - November 20, 2019
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DRAFT MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING OF THE
CITY OF ALAMEDA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2019

Chair Soules convened the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

1. ROLL CALL
Present: Chair Soules, Commissioners Nachtigall, Kohlstrand, Hans, Johnson, Weitze.
Absent: Yuen.

2. AGENDA CHANGES
A portion of Staff Communications was moved to the front of the agenda in order to allow the City Engineer to introduce new staff members and provide an update related to Vision Zero actions.

*STAFF COMMUNICATIONS*
Scott Wikstrom, City Engineer, introduced two new engineering hires for the Public Works Department. Donya Amiri, Traffic Engineer, and Robert Vance who will be supervising many of the capital improvement projects that come before the Transportation Commission.

Staff Member Amiri introduced herself to the Commission.

Robert Vance, Senior Engineer, introduced himself to the Commission.

Rochelle Wheeler, Senior Transportation Coordinator, provided an update on the Transportation Choices Plan outreach process. She said the recent open house was well attended and a big success. She said the project webpage is now up at ActiveAlameda.org. She noted the City Council unanimously adopted the Vision Zero Policy at its November 5th meeting.

Staff Member Amiri reported on short term actions being taken in response to recent youth involved collisions, including refreshed crosswalks, daylighting intersections, adding advanced stop bars, replacing signage, and changes to signal operations to improve pedestrian safety. She said there would be a citywide speed survey completed soon which can provide opportunities to reduce speed limits and analyze flow characteristics.

3. ANNOUNCEMENTS/PUBLIC COMMENT
3-A Transportation Commission Meeting: Wed, Jan 22 at 7 p.m.

3-B Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 2020 Trainings: register on Fire
Department web page

3-C Alameda Active Transportation Plan web page: www.ActiveAlame...

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