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File #: 220660    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Final Reading, Debate
File created: 8/1/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 8/11/2022 Final action:
Title: RESOLUTION - Adopting the Kansas City Vision Zero Action Plan with a goal of eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030; directing the City Manager to submit a grant application for the USDOT Safe Roads and Streets for All Grant; and expressing the Council's intent to provide a 20% match if the City secures the Grant.
Sponsors: Ryana Parks-Shaw, Andrea Bough, Kevin O'Neill, Eric Bunch
Attachments: 1. 220660 KC Vision Zero Action Plan-FINAL, 2. 220660 Fact Sheet, 3. 220660 Fiscal Note, 4. Revised-fact sheet-220660, 5. 220660 Revised Fiscal Note, 6. Authenticated Resolution 220660 sub
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 220660

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RESOLUTION - Adopting the Kansas City Vision Zero Action Plan with a goal of eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030; directing the City Manager to submit a grant application for the USDOT Safe Roads and Streets for All Grant; and expressing the Council's intent to provide a 20% match if the City secures the Grant.

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WHEREAS, the City Council recognized Vision Zero as the endorsed approach toward reaching this goal through Resolution No. 200019 in May 2020; and

WHEREAS, the City Manager convened a Vision Zero Task Force composed of representatives of the Public Works Department, City Planning and Development Department, Office of the City Manager, Parks and Recreation Department, Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department, Water Services Department, Fire Department, Police Department, and other relevant departments, external agencies, and committees; and

WHEREAS, the Vision Zero Action Plan puts equity at its forefront, striving to impact the most vulnerable and dependent users of the most dangerous parts of the transportation network to improve the health and well-being of those traveling on streets in the City of Kansas City, and the Plan calls on the City to focus on the safety discrepancies in transportation disadvantaged areas; and

WHEREAS, a prioritized project list of six intersections, ten leading pedestrian intervals, fifty traffic calming locations, and fifteen miles of protected bicycle lanes are being implemented; and

WHEREAS, the crash data has been used to create a high injury network map and this has been incorporated into the capital improvement planning process; and

WHEREAS, there is recognition in the Vision Zero Action Plan that engagement is never done and must be continued on Vision Zero approaches even after adoption of this plan; and

WHEREAS, there has been positive public and outside...

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