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File #: R-18-52   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 8/6/2018 In control: City Council
Final action: 9/5/2018
Enactment date: 9/18/2018 Enactment #: R-2018-059
Title: Adopting the Rio Grande Complete Streets Plan, Making the Recommendations within the Plan Policy Priorities for the Rio Grande Corridor between San Pasquale Avenue and Interstate 40 (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-52, 2. R-52 (Exhibit A - Plan), 3. R-52Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
9/18/2018 City Clerk Published  Action details
9/18/2018 Mayor Not Signed by the Mayor  Action details
9/11/2018 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
9/5/2018 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
9/5/2018 City Council AmendedPass Action details
9/5/2018 City Council AmendedPass Action details
8/20/2018 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass  Action details
8/15/2018 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
8/6/2018 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
8/6/2018 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY THIRD COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-18-52 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Adopting the Rio Grande Complete Streets Plan, Making the Recommendations within the Plan Policy Priorities for the Rio Grande Corridor between San Pasquale Avenue and Interstate 40 (Benton)
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ADOPTING THE RIO GRANDE COMPLETE STREETS PLAN, MAKING THE RECOMMENDATIONS WITHIN THE PLAN POLICY PRIORITIES FOR THE RIO GRANDE CORRIDOR BETWEEN SAN PASQUALE AVENUE AND INTERSTATE 40.
WHEREAS, Rio Grande Boulevard ("the corridor") is a critical corridor in the City's transportation network; and
WHEREAS, the corridor abuts Old Town, one of the City's most important cultural and historic attractions; and
WHEREAS, the corridor supports many users, including motorists, public transit users, pedestrians, and bicyclists; and
WHEREAS, the corridor is designed in such a way that some sidewalks are too narrow for comfortable pedestrian movement, the roadway is wide enough to allow speeding, and it is difficult for pedestrians to cross the corridor; and
WHEREAS, in 2015 the City engaged in a participatory public process with a professional transportation engineering consultant to recommend improvements to the corridor to benefit all users; and
WHEREAS, in 2016 a draft of the plan, encompassing Rio Grande Boulevard between Interstate 40 and Alhambra to the south, was produced and provided to the surrounding community for input; and
WHEREAS, the input and recommendations from the community was taken into consideration in the final draft of the plan that was produced and presented to the surrounding community in 2017; and
WHEREAS, the Rio Grande Complete Streets Plan ("the Plan") is attached to this legislation as "Exhibit A"; and
WHEREAS, the Plan offers recommendations for both short-term and long-term projects to make the corridor a functional, inviting place for al...

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