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File #: R-20-28   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 4/6/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 8/3/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Adopting The Silver Avenue Bike Boulevard Review, Making The Recommendations Within The Plan Policy Priorities For The Silver Avenue Bike Boulevard Between Yale Boulevard And The Paseo Del Bosque Trail (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-28, 2. R-28 Exhibit A, 3. R-28final
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
8/7/2020 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
8/3/2020 City Council PassedPass Action details
6/15/2020 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass  Action details
6/10/2020 Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
4/6/2020 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
4/6/2020 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-20-28 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Adopting The Silver Avenue Bike Boulevard Review, Making The Recommendations Within The Plan Policy Priorities For The Silver Avenue Bike Boulevard Between Yale Boulevard And The Paseo Del Bosque Trail (Benton)
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ADOPTING THE SILVER AVENUE BIKE BOULEVARD REVIEW, MAKING THE RECOMMENDATIONS WITHIN THE PLAN POLICY PRIORITIES FOR THE SILVER AVENUE BIKE BOULEVARD BETWEEN YALE BOULEVARD AND THE PASEO DEL BOSQUE TRAIL.
WHEREAS, Silver Avenue ("the corridor") is a critical corridor in the City's bicycle transportation network; and
WHEREAS, a bicycle boulevard provides the function of a principle arterial to cyclists by providing the capacity and efficiency to conveniently connect together major origins and destinations within a community; and
WHEREAS, the corridor is part of a complex of three bike boulevards, three paved bike paths, and three bike/pedestrian bridges that connect the Petroglyph National monument on the City western border to the Sandia National Wilderness on Albuquerque's eastern boundary; and
WHEREAS, the corridor connects major destinations such as Old Town, Downtown, EDo and Huning Highland, the University of New Mexico (UNM), Nob Hill, and the Bosque; and
WHEREAS, the corridor is an increasingly prominent transportation facility for the purposes of economic and community development connecting residential neighborhoods with major component of today's urban economy: the higher education, research, and medical facilities at the UNM's north, main and south campuses, the Central New Mexico (CNM) Main Campus, and the UNMH, UNM-NIH Cancer Hospital, the Presbyterian Main, and Presbyterian Hospital Campuses, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL); and
WHEREAS, facilities such as Silver Avenue are a key component to providing the quality of life that could a...

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