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File #: 22-0239    Version: 2 Name: 3/7/22 Northside 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-22-060
Title: Resolution to Approve the Installation of Traffic Calming Devices on Northside Avenue ($12,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Northside Ave Traffic Calming Final Plan.pdf
Resolution to Approve the Installation of Traffic Calming Devices on Northside Avenue ($12,000.00)
Attached for your consideration is a resolution for the installation of traffic calming devices on Northside Avenue. The construction is expected to take place during the 2022 construction season. Signage will be installed by City staff, and a speed hump will be installed by the City of Ann Arbor's contractor for the 2022 Annual Local Street Resurfacing project. The cost for these devices will be included in the proposed FY 2023 Traffic Calming Budget. The traffic calming plan includes one (1) speed hump and two (2) traffic calming signs as shown on the attached final plan.

The residents of the Northside Avenue 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 Northside Avenue 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 October 7, 2021 and November 10, 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 the...

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