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File #: 22-1012    Version: 1 Name: 7/18/22 Prohibition of On-Street Parking on Barton Drive
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/18/2022 Final action: 7/18/2022
Enactment date: 7/18/2022 Enactment #: R-22-239
Title: Resolution to Prohibit On-Street Parking on Both Sides of Barton Drive from Northside Avenue to Pontiac Trail
Attachments: 1. Bike lanes.pdf, 2. Pages from Lower Town Study, 3. Transportation Commission Barton Parking Removal Resolution.pdf, 4. Parking Barton Pontiac Table 1.pdf
Resolution to Prohibit On-Street Parking on Both Sides of Barton Drive from Northside Avenue to Pontiac Trail
Attached for your review and approval, please find a resolution to approve the prohibition of on-street parking on both sides of Barton Drive from Northside Avenue to Pontiac Trail.

The Barton Drive Water Main Replacement and Resurfacing project was constructed in 2020. Prior to beginning design work, staff reviewed the Non-Motorized Plan recommendations to determine if the construction of bike lanes would be feasible and advisable. Bike lanes on Barton would serve the purpose of continuing to build out the City's bike infrastructure network and provide a key link for people riding bicycles between this area and the downtown either by on-street bike lanes on Pontiac Trail or by the lower stress off street route through Bandemer Park. Research has shown that cities who invest in improved bicycling infrastructure have better safety outcomes for all transportation users. Installing the bicycle lanes would also further the City's Vision Zero, complete streets, and carbon neutrality goals.

Different options for the proposed street and bike lane layout of Barton Drive between Longshore Drive and Pontiac Trail were presented to public at a meeting on September 19, 2019. Residents were surveyed at that public meeting and also online through A2 Open City Hall. Residents were asked whether the City should: leave the configuration of the road as it is, remove parking from both sides and install bike lanes on both sides, remove parking on the south side (and install bike lanes on one side only) or remove parking from the north side (and install bike lanes on one side only). Additional feedback was also encouraged through the City's project manager.

Thirty-two (32) neighborhood residents took the survey in-person at the public meeting and two hundred and nine (209) surveys were taken online at A2 Open City Hall. In both surveys, the majority of ...

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