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File #: 220090    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/10/2022 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 6/1/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution directing the Intergovernmental Relations Division and the Department of Public Works to partner with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to curb reckless driving.
Sponsors: ALD. MURPHY
Indexes: CRIME PREVENTION, MOTOR VEHICLES

Number

220090

Version

ORIGINAL                      

 

Sponsor

MURPHY

 

Title

Resolution directing the Intergovernmental Relations Division and the Department of Public Works to partner with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to curb reckless driving.

 

Analysis

This resolution directs the Intergovernmental Relations Division (IRD) and the Department of Public Works (DPW) to partner with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) to curb reckless driving in the City of Milwaukee. IRD and DPW will continue coordination efforts with WisDOT and call on the State to adopt the City of Milwaukee’s Complete Streets Policy for work on streets controlled by the State and when transportation projects utilize State and/or Federal funds within the City of Milwaukee limits.

 

Body

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee has adopted a Complete Streets Policy that ensures all users of the transportation network have safe, convenient, and enjoyable access, no matter their mode of travel, their age, or their ability.

 

Whereas, reckless driving in the City of Milwaukee has reached the level of a public safety crisis.

 

Whereas, numerous efforts over the past several years to address reckless driving in the City of Milwaukee have commenced, including the release of the City-County Carjacking and Reckless Driving Task Force Report and Recommendations and the S.T.A.N.D. Against Reckless Driving Plan.

 

Whereas, many of the most dangerous streets in the City of Milwaukee are controlled by the State of Wisconsin;

 

Whereas, the City of Milwaukee requests the State of Wisconsin’s partnership to make these streets safer for all users; now, therefore be it,

 

Resolved, By the Common Council and the City of Milwaukee that the Intergovernmental Relations Division and the Department of Public Works are directed to call on the State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation to adopt the City of Milwaukee’s Complete Streets Policy for all transportation projects within the City of Milwaukee.  

 

Requestor

Department of Public Works

Drafter

Infrastructure Services Division

MIKE AMSDEN

February 22, 2022