INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM November 22, 2016
TO: Isaac Benton, President, City Council
FROM: Richard J. Berry, Mayor
Neighborhood Traffic Management Program Report
Council Bill No. F/S R-14-99, Enactment No. R-2015-11; Section 4.
Council Bill No. F/S R-14-99, Enactment No. R-2015-11; Section 4 states, "In order to assess the effectiveness of the NTMP and criteria adopted by R-14-99, the Department of Municipal Development shall provide a report to the Council two years after adoption of this resolution. This report shall detail all applications for Neighborhood Traffic Management received and analyzed under the policy adopted by R-14-99, the applications that met the criteria established by R-14-99, and the status of those applications which met those criteria, including availability of funding and/or the anticipated schedule for implementation.
Council Bill No. F/S R-14-99, Enactment No. R-2015-11
Traffic Engineering has received approximately 200 applications. Several of the applications were missing information that was needed to move the request forward in the process. As a result, letters were sent to the applicant asking for additional information, of which only a few responses were received. Over the last several months, funding, along with a method for prioritizing requests have been the two areas of focus by the Administration and Council.
Funding has been identified and the criteria for pre-screening the applications have also been developed. The City of Albuquerque (COA) Engineer will review the application to determine if the request will meet preliminary criteria as described below:
1. Any roadway that is greater than a collector roadway will be automatically denied by the online application system for traffic calming. Classifications of roadways are determined by the COA's planning department and MRCOG.
2. The application for traffic calming must be completed by a total of 3 RESIDENTS or a neighborhood assoc...Click here for full text