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File #: MOT 17-248    Name:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
In control: President and Board of Trustees
On agenda: 11/6/2017 Final action: 11/6/2017
Title: A Motion to Reject the Transportation Commission's Recommendation to Install Speed Tables or Bumps on the 1200 Blocks of Columbian, North Euclid, Linden, and North East Avenues
Attachments: 1. 11-06-17 Attachment A-Trans Com Recommendation 1200 Blocks Traffic Calming Petitions.pdf, 2. 11-06-17 Attachment B-Trans Com Recommendation 1200 Blocks Traffic Calming Petitions.pdf, 3. 11-06-17 Attachment C-Trans Com Recommendation 1200 Blocks Traffic Calming Petitions.pdf, 4. 11-06-17 Attachment D-Trans Com Recommendation 1200 Blocks Traffic Calming Petitions.pdf, 5. 11-06-17 Attachment E-Trans Com Recommendation 1200 Blocks Traffic Calming Petitions.pdf, 6. 11-06-17 Attachment F-Trans Com Recommendation 1200 Blocks Traffic Calming Petitions.pdf, 7. 11-06-17 Attachment G-Trans Com Recommendation 1200 Blocks Traffic Calming Petitions.pdf, 8. 11-06-17 Attachment H-Trans Com Recommendation 1200 Blocks Traffic Calming Petitions.pdf, 9. 11-06-17 Attachment I-Trans Com Recommendation 1200 Blocks Traffic Calming Petitions.pdf, 10. 11-06-17-Attachment J-Trans Com Recommendation 1200 Blocks Traffic Calming Petitions.pdf
Submitted By
Jack Chalabian, Transportation Commission Chairperson Bill McKenna, Village Engineer

Reviewed By
LKS

Agenda Item Title
Title
A Motion to Reject the Transportation Commission's Recommendation to Install Speed Tables or Bumps on the 1200 Blocks of Columbian, North Euclid, Linden, and North East Avenues

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Overview
Overview
The Village of Oak Park received petitions to install traffic calming devices on the 1200 blocks of North East, Linden, Columbian and North Euclid Avenues. The Village conducted crash analysis and traffic studies for the petitioning and adjacent blocks. The Transportation Commission voted three to two to recommend install speed tables or bumps on the 1200 blocks of Columbian, North Euclid, Linden, and North East Avenues at its August 21, 2017 meeting. Staff does not support the recommendation.

Body
Staff Recommendation
Approve the Motion rejecting the Transportation Commission's Recommendations.

Fiscal Impact
Staff estimates it will cost approximately $30,000 to install speed tables on the 1200 blocks of North East, Linden, Columbian and North Euclid Avenues. The FY 2017 budget only includes $25,000 for traffic calming improvements on local streets in the Capital Improvement Fund, Public Works - Engineering, Traffic Calming Improvements account no. 3095-43780-101-570955. There are available unspent funds in the same account for rapid rectangular flashing beacons which could be used to fund the installation of these speed tables pending Board concurrence.

Background
On July 27, 2015, the Village of Oak Park received a petition to install a cul-de-sac on the 1200 block of North East Avenue. Persons representing 77.4% of the street frontage on the petitioning blocks signed the petition. See Attachment A, page 1 for the timeline of this petition. See Attachment A, pages 5 - 9 for the petition and related letter of explanation. See Attachment B for copies of the written public testimony received by t...

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