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File #: 190535    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/9/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/30/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution approving the Milwaukee Pedestrian Plan for the City of Milwaukee.
Sponsors: COMMON COUNCIL
Indexes: PEDESTRIAN AREAS
Attachments: 1. LOS_MilwaukeePedPlan_2019.pdf, 2. MKE Ped Plan PWC 2019 07 17.pdf, 3. Milwaukee_Pedestrian_Plan_-_FINAL_DRAFT-_20190416_Chapters_1-4.pdf, 4. Milwaukee_Pedestrian_Plan_-_FINAL_DRAFT-_20190416_Chapter_5_Toolbox.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
8/8/20190 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/30/20190 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/20190 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Mike Amsden - DPW James Hanning - DPW Jake Newborn - WI BikeFed
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/9/20190 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
190535
Version
ORIGINAL

Reference
100318, 111013, 180922

Sponsor
COMMON COUNCIL

Title
Resolution approving the Milwaukee Pedestrian Plan for the City of Milwaukee.

Analysis
This resolution approves the Milwaukee Pedestrian Plan in accordance with the City’s Complete Streets Policy, which strives for facilities that are safe, comfortable and convenient for users of all travel modes, including walking.

Body
Whereas, In Common Council File 180922 the City of Milwaukee adopted a Complete Streets Policy that supports 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 Complete Streets Policy also identifies pedestrian safety as having the highest priority when considering various elements of street design; and

Whereas, Walking is an essential means of transportation, and for many people, it is the most convenient and most reliable form of travel, especially for short trips; and

Whereas, People in Milwaukee should have travel and recreational choices, including walking; and

Whereas, Walking provides substantial health benefits; and

Whereas, Pedestrians are the most vulnerable users of the street and are at the highest risk of injury in a crash involving a motor vehicle; and

Whereas, Investment in a connected and comprehensive pedestrian network can improve safety for those walking; and

Whereas, Pedestrian safety improvements can have a positive impact on the local economy by reducing household transportation costs, providing access to jobs, increasing property values, and reducing healthcare costs; and

Whereas, Common Council File Number 100318 authorized the City Engineer to apply for a federal grant to develop a citywide Pedestrian Plan; and

Whereas, Common Council File Number 111013 directed the Commissioner of Public Works to execute an agreement with the Wisconsin De...

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