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File #: 22-0213    Version: 1 Name: 3/7/22 Longman-Fairview Traffic Calming
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/7/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/7/2022 Final action: 3/7/2022
Enactment date: 3/7/2022 Enactment #: R-22-059
Title: Resolution to Approve the Installation of Traffic Calming Devices on Longman-Fairview (Jackson-Dexter) ($50,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Longman Fairview Traffic Calming Final Plan.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve the Installation of Traffic Calming Devices on Longman-Fairview (Jackson-Dexter) ($50,000.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your consideration is a resolution for the installation of traffic calming devices on Longman Lane (Jackson Place to Fairview Drive) and Fairview Drive (Longman Lane to Dexter Avenue) Area. The construction is expected to take place during the 2022 construction season by the City of Ann Arbor's contractor for the 2022 Annual Local Street Resurfacing project, and to be paid for from the approved FY 2023 Traffic Calming Budget. The traffic calming plan includes two (2) raised crosswalks and three (3) speed humps as shown on the attached final plan.

The residents of the Longman-Fairview neighborhood have been surveyed and support the attached proposed traffic calming plan for their neighborhood (based on the level of support required for the program). The Longman-Fairview traffic calming project began when the residents' petition was received in September 2019. After the initial evaluation the traffic calming public meetings were scheduled using the established traffic calming process. All meetings were held virtually and included a self-guided walking tour of the petition area. Meetings were held on September 9, 2021 and October 14, 2021.

The adopted program allowed staff to send an initial questionnaire to each address in the project area to determine their concerns and location of those concerns, among other information. This information was used to prepare starter concepts for the first meeting. Staff and the residents discussed neighborhood interests and concerns, worked through a tabletop exercise with initial concepts, and refined concepts to be reviewed at the second meeting. In advance of the second meeting, staff painted the device locations on the street and established a self-guided walking tour of the project limits including signs describing the different devices. At the second meeting, staff shared ...

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