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File #: 120428    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2012 In control: PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 7/24/2012
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution directing City departments to assist and support efforts to establish and maintain bicycle facilities including bike-sharing programs and installations.
Sponsors: ALD. BAUMAN, ALD. KOVAC, ALD. MURPHY, ALD. ZIELINSKI
Attachments: 1. LRB Bike-sharing Background Memo, 2. US Bike-Sharing Cities, 3. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
8/1/20120 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/24/20120 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass14:1 Action details Meeting details Not available
7/11/20120 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Jeff Polenske, City Engineer Richard Withers, LRB Nik Kovac, 3rd District Bruce Keyes, Foley and Lardner Barry Mainwood, Midwest Bikeshare Dan Casanova, Department of Public Works
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7/10/20120 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
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7/10/20120 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/9/20120 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
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7/9/20120 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/6/20120 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
120428
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. BAUMAN, KOVAC, MURPHY AND ZIELINSKI
Title
Resolution directing City departments to assist and support efforts to establish and maintain bicycle facilities including bike-sharing programs and installations.
Analysis
This resolution directs the Commissioner of Public Works and the Commissioner of City Development to collaborate with appropriate community and business organizations, including Midwest Bikeshare, Inc., in the implementation of a bike-sharing program with a projected start-up date in the spring of 2013.

The resolution directs the Commissioners to develop criteria for placement of bike-sharing installations and to pursue the participation and cooperation of developers, property owners, businesses, business improvement districts and others to incorporate bike-sharing into the downtown business district and all possible neighborhoods.

The resolution also directs the Commissioners, with the cooperation of all other departments, to identify funding for bike-sharing installations and operations including grants and other revenue streams.

The resolution finally directs the Commissioners to provide an initial report to the Common Council on or before November 8, 2012, that includes information about planning and implementation and recommendations for any necessary legislation.
Body
Whereas, Common Council Resolution File Number 100558, adopted September 21, 2010, approved the 2010 Bicycle Master Plan and Vision for 2020 entitled “Milwaukee by Bike”; and

Whereas, The Common Council has found that bicycling provides health benefits to City residents and contributes to an improved environment by reducing consumption of gasoline and other pollutants; and

Whereas, The Common Council further finds that transportation options including bicycling contribute to the sustainability and the economic and social development of neighborhoods; and

Whereas, More than 20 large cities in the United States -...

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