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File #: 180922    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 9/25/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 10/16/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution approving a Complete Streets Policy for the City of Milwaukee.
Sponsors: ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. KOVAC, ALD. BAUMAN, ALD. MURPHY, ALD. BORKOWSKI, ALD. LEWIS, ALD. RAINEY, ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. PEREZ, ALD. STAMPER
Attachments: 1. Complete Streets LOS - NWSCDC, 2. Complete Streets Coalition Support, 3. Wisconsin Bike Fed & AHA Petition, 4. MMSD Support
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/16/20181 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: Ald. Rainey, Johnson, Perez and Stamper asked to be added as co-sponsors. There were no objections.
Pass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/3/20180 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Karen Dettmer - DPW Jeff Polenske - DPW Atty. Claude Krawcyzek stated he is in support. Luis Munoz stated he doesn't feel safe walking or riding a bicycle because the road is narrow and he is in support. Vanessa Koster - DCD stated the department is in support of the policy. Jessica Weinberg - Wisconsin Bike Fed stated they are in support and have provided 437 petition signatures Ben Van Pelt - American Heart Association stated they are in support
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/25/20180 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
180922
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. HAMILTON, KOVAC, BAUMAN, MURPHY, BORKOWSKI, LEWIS, JOHNSON, RAINEY, PEREZ, AND STAMPER
Title
Substitute resolution approving a Complete Streets Policy for the City of Milwaukee.
Analysis
This resolution approves a Complete Streets Policy to incorporate Complete Streets principles of street design for all modes of transportation into public way improvements and project phases.
Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee is committed to fostering a livable city through the creation of Complete Streets that improve access to neighborhoods, prioritize the safety and health of residents and visitors, support economic growth, improve access to education and jobs, enhance urban design, encourage physical activity, and reduce negative environmental impacts throughout the city; and

Whereas, Complete Streets are defined as facilities that are safe, comfortable and convenient for users of all travel modes, including walking, use of mobility aids, bicycling, riding public transportation, and driving motor vehicles; and

Whereas, The City recognizes that Complete Streets must be sensitive to surrounding context including buildings, land use, transportation and community needs; and

Whereas, The City recognizes that a safe, reliable, and comprehensive transportation network is a right of all residents of, and visitors to, Milwaukee, regardless of ability, age, gender, race, ethnicity, or income; and

Whereas, The City recognizes that a comprehensive, well-connected, and reliable transportation network is essential to give residents the ability to travel to school, travel to work, engage in social activities, and contribute to the commercial and economic vitality of the city; and

Whereas, The ability to safely travel within the public way is paramount; and

Whereas, The City recognizes that speeding and reckless driving contribute to crashes that can cause severe injury or even death; and

Whereas, The City ...

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