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File #: 12-612    Version: 1 Name: Complete Streets Policy - Resolution
Type: Resolution - Council Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 2/4/2013 Final action: 2/4/2013
Enactment date: 2/4/2013 Enactment #: Reso 2013-018
Title: ADOPT: Resolution Adopting a Complete Streets Policy for Regional and County funding requirements (allows the City to receive and compete for Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) funding opportunities)
Sponsors: Uchenna Udemezue
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A.pdf
Related files: 12-611
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ADOPT: Resolution Adopting a Complete Streets Policy for Regional and County funding requirements (allows the City to receive and compete for Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) funding opportunities)


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WHEREAS, the term “Complete Streets” describes a comprehensive, integrated transportation network with infrastructure and design that allows safe and convenient travel along and across streets for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, motorists, movers of commercial goods, users and operators of public transportation, seniors, children, youth, and families; and

WHEREAS, the City of San Leandro recognizes that the planning and coordinated development of Complete Streets infrastructure provides benefits for local governments in the areas of infrastructure cost savings; public health; and environmental sustainability; and

WHEREAS, the City of San Leandro acknowledges the benefits and value for the public health and welfare of reducing vehicle miles traveled and increasing transportation by walking, bicycling, and public transportation; and

WHEREAS, the State of California has emphasized the importance of Complete Streets by enacting the California Complete Streets Act of 2008 (also known as AB 1358), which requires that when cities or counties revise general plans, they identify how they will provide for the mobility needs of all users of the roadways, as well as through Deputy Directive 64, in which the California Department of Transportation explained that it “views all transportation improvements as opportunities to improve safety, access, and mobility for all travelers in California and recognizes bicycle, pedestrian, and transit modes as integral elements of the transportation system”; and

WHEREAS, the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (known as AB 32) sets a mandate for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in California...

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