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File #: 16-531    Version: 1 Name: Expo-Downtown Bicycle Connector
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 1/13/2017 In control: BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE
On agenda: 1/19/2017 Final action:
Title: Expo to Downtown Bicycle Connector
Attachments: 1. Culver City Boards, 2. Culver City Presentation, 3. EDBC Public Comment thru Jan 19 v2
Related files: 16-199, 16-501, 16-819, 16-1159
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Meeting Date: January 19, 2017

Contact Person/Dept: Eric Bruins/Public Works Department

Phone Number: 310-253-5616

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: [X]

Public Notification: (Email) Meetings and Agendas (01/17/17);

Department Approval: Charles Herbertson, Public Works Director/City Engineer (01/17/17)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) hear additional public input on the Expo to Downtown Bicycle Connector and make a motion recommending that the City Council:

1. Approve the Expo to Downtown Bicycle Connector in concept;
2. Direct staff to condition any future developments with a requirement to dedicate the right-of-way necessary to construct the currently approved conceptual project;
3. Direct staff to coordinate additional community outreach and analysis with the TOD Visioning Study;
4. Allocate funding for environmental and engineering in the fiscal year 2017/18 budget; and
5. Direct staff to pursue grant funding opportunities to secure funding for construction.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The City Council directed staff to evaluate the feasibility of connecting the Expo Station to Downtown Culver City with a high-quality bike facility. Project goals include: improving bicycle & pedestrian safety in the TOD District, promoting mobility options, increasing access to businesses and local destinations, and promoting community health and sustainability. The City retained TranspoGroup to develop project alternatives that would meet these goals.

TranspoGroup previously presented a concept proposal to the BPAC on September 8th, 2016. Based on feedback from the BPAC, TranspoGroup and City staff continued to develop the concept and engage with affected stakeholders. On Janua...

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