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File #: R-14-146   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 12/15/2014 In control: City Council
Final action: 2/2/2015
Enactment date: 2/10/2015 Enactment #: R-2015-010
Title: F/S Establishing The Mile-Hi District And Creating A Mile-Hi/San Pedro Improvement Project To Improve Traffic Operations And Provide Bicycle And Pedestrian Facilities For The Purpose Of Making Neighborhood Improvements (Gibson)
Attachments: 1. R-146, 2. R-146 Approved Floor Substitute, 3. FS R-146Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
2/10/2015 City Clerk Published  Action details
2/9/2015 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
2/6/2015 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
2/2/2015 City Council Passed as SubstitutedPass Action details
2/2/2015 City Council SubstitutedPass Action details
1/21/2015 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass  Action details
1/14/2015 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
12/15/2014 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
12/15/2014 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY-FIRST COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. F/S R-14-146 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Diane G. Gibson


RESOLUTION
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F/S Establishing The Mile-Hi District And Creating A Mile-Hi/San Pedro Improvement Project To Improve Traffic Operations And Provide Bicycle And Pedestrian Facilities For The Purpose Of Making Neighborhood Improvements (Gibson)
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ESTABLISHING THE MILE-HI DISTRICT AND CREATING A MILE-HI/SAN PEDRO IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO IMPROVE TRAFFIC OPERATIONS AND PROVIDE BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN FACILITIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAKING NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENTS.
WHEREAS, the Alvarado Park, Fair Heights, and Mark Twain neighborhoods are long-established communities with a mosaic of mid-century homes nestled in varied landscapes, and low slung post war bungalows cloistered within the heart of the northeast heights. Commercial properties that align the roadway were part of the original Mile-Hi and Mile-Hi Court additions from the 1940's, and 50's that are now tenanted by iconic and newly established businesses; and
WHEREAS, the segment of San Pedro Drive that crosses the heart of these neighborhoods is the one mile high elevation mark within Albuquerque. From its development in the 1950's, this length of road has been a quintessential island of "Main Street USA" within a suburban sea of housing subdivisions marching east to the Sandia Mountains and presents an opportunity to become a more walkable, unique street and district in recognition of the City's interest in urban revitalization and complete streets; and
WHEREAS, the San Pedro Corridor is now facing a number of challenges to its continued vitality as a main street. Daily traffic counts for this segment of San Pedro have steadily declined. The intersection of San Pedro and Constitution Avenue used by students and teachers walking and bicycling to Temple Baptist and Mark Twain Elementary schools is offset on the no...

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