City of Albuquerque
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File #: R-17-177   
Type: Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 3/20/2017 In control: City Council
Final action: 12/18/2017
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: F/S Directing The City Administration To Evaluate The Performance Of The Albuquerque Rapid Transit (A.R.T.) Project As It Impacts Traffic Along Central Avenue, Changes In Transit Ridership, And Changes In Traffic On Specified Alternative Routes After It Has Been In Operation For The Sixty-Day Period Starting Two Years, Per FTA Standards, After Project Completion Compared With The Same Sixty-Day Period In 2015, The Same Sixty-Day Period In 2013, And The Same Sixty-Day Period In 2010; And To Work With Adjacent Communities To Mitigate Any Negative Impacts Identified By Those Assessments, To Include An Option To Re-Open Dedicated Transit Lanes To General Traffic. The Results Of The Assessments Outlined Below Are To Be Evaluated By A Third Party That Is Independent Of Both The City Transit Department And MRCOG (Harris)
Attachments: 1. R-177, 2. R-177 Approved Committee Substitute.pdf, 3. R-177 Approved Floor Substitute, 4. R-177 Approved Floor Substitute with Amendments.pdf
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
12/18/2017 City Council Withdrawn by SponsorPass Action details
11/20/2017 City Council PostponedPass Action details
10/16/2017 City Council PostponedPass Action details
9/18/2017 City Council PostponedPass Action details
8/21/2017 City Council Withdrawn  Action details
8/21/2017 City Council Postponed  Action details
8/21/2017 City Council Postponed  Action details
8/21/2017 City Council Amended  Action details
8/21/2017 City Council Amended  Action details
8/21/2017 City Council PostponedPass Action details
8/21/2017 City Council AmendedPass Action details
8/21/2017 City Council AmendedPass Action details
8/21/2017 City Council AmendedFail Action details
8/21/2017 City Council PostponedFail Action details
8/7/2017 City Council Postponed as SubstitutedPass Action details
8/7/2017 City Council SubstitutedPass Action details
6/19/2017 City Council PostponedPass Action details
6/5/2017 City Council PostponedPass Action details
5/15/2017 City Council Accepted Without Recommendation, As Substituted  Action details
5/8/2017 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council Without Recommendation, as substitutedPass Action details
5/8/2017 Finance & Government Operations Committee SubstitutedPass Action details
4/10/2017 Finance & Government Operations Committee PostponedPass Action details
3/27/2017 Finance & Government Operations Committee PostponedPass Action details
3/20/2017 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
3/20/2017 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY SECOND COUNCIL



COUNCIL BILL NO. F/S R-17-177 ENACTMENT NO. __________________

SPONSORED BY: Don Harris

RESOLUTION
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F/S Directing The City Administration To Evaluate The Performance Of The Albuquerque Rapid Transit (A.R.T.) Project As It Impacts Traffic Along Central Avenue, Changes In Transit Ridership, And Changes In Traffic On Specified Alternative Routes After It Has Been In Operation For The Sixty-Day Period Starting Two Years, Per FTA Standards, After Project Completion Compared With The Same Sixty-Day Period In 2015, The Same Sixty-Day Period In 2013, And The Same Sixty-Day Period In 2010; And To Work With Adjacent Communities To Mitigate Any Negative Impacts Identified By Those Assessments, To Include An Option To Re-Open Dedicated Transit Lanes To General Traffic. The Results Of The Assessments Outlined Below Are To Be Evaluated By A Third Party That Is Independent Of Both The City Transit Department And MRCOG (Harris)
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WHEREAS; the reduction of general vehicle traffic lanes along Central Avenue during A.R.T. construction has limited accessibility to stores, restaurants and other businesses along the corridor, leading to potential loss of revenue; and
WHEREAS; residents in neighborhoods along Central Avenue have reported increased traffic, associated vehicle noise, illegal transit of overweight trucks, and collisions on parallel and connecting streets as a result of traffic diverted from Central Avenue; and
WHEREAS; A.R.T.'s current design will make the reduction to single lanes of traffic permanent in Nob Hill and East Downtown, and;
WHEREAS; community members have stated that the Transit Department has not sufficiently responded to their concerns about pedestrian safety while crossing Central Avenue or accessing A.R.T. stations in the median; and
WHEREAS; while the A.R.T. project team has conducted 24 full public meetings and had more than 8,000 one-on-one citizen con...

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