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File #: 16-819    Version: 1 Name: Expo-Downtown Bicycle Connector
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 3/27/2017 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/12/2017 Final action:
Title: CC - Consideration of the Expo to Downtown Bicycle Connector Feasibility Study and Direction Staff to Take Specific Actions to Further the Development of this Concept and Advance the Project to the Environmental and Engineering Phases.
Attachments: 1. EDBC Feasibility Study Report_20170515, 2. EDBC Workshop Boards, 3. BPAC Presentation, 4. EDBC Public Comment thru May 25 2017
Related files: 16-531, 16-199, 16-501, 16-1159
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CC - Consideration of the Expo to Downtown Bicycle Connector Feasibility Study and Direction Staff to Take Specific Actions to Further the Development of this Concept and Advance the Project to the Environmental and Engineering Phases.

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Meeting Date: June 12, 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]

Commission Action Required: Yes [X] No [] Date: 01/19/17

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (06/07/17);

Department Approval: Charles Herbertson, Public Works Director/City Engineer (06/02/17)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the City Council:
1. Receive and file the Expo to Downtown Bicycle Connector Feasibility Study;
2. Consider directing staff to condition any future developments with a requirement to dedicate the right-of-way necessary to construct the recommended project;
3. Consider directing staff to coordinate additional community outreach and analysis with the TOD Visioning Study;
4. Consider directing staff to continue developing the project through environmental and engineering phases, contingent upon funding in the fiscal year 2017/18 budget; and
5. Consider directing 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. In June 2016, the City retained TranspoGroup to develop project alternatives that would meet th...

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