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File #: AM No. 21-147   
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 9/8/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/5/2021 Final action: 10/5/2021
Title: Adoption of an Ordinance Lowering the Maximum Speed on Redmond-Woodinville Road between NE 90th Street and NE 87th Street a. Ordinance No. 3062: An Ordinance of the City of Redmond, Washington, Amending Redmond Municipal Code 10.24.060, Schedule, in Order to Reduce the Speed Limit on Redmond-Woodinville Road from NE 90th Street to NE 87th Street to 30 MPH in this Corridor
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Additional Background Information, 3. Attachment B: Map of Proposed Speed Reduction, 4. Attachment C: Zoning Maps, 5. Attachment D: Ordinance
TO: Members of the City Council
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Public Works
Dave Juarez
425-556-2733

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Public Works
Gina Schroeder
Traffic Safety Program Administrator
Public Works
Paul Cho
Traffic Operations Safety and Engineering Manager
Public Works
Steve Flude
Deputy Director- City Engineer


TITLE:
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Adoption of an Ordinance Lowering the Maximum Speed on Redmond-Woodinville Road between NE 90th Street and NE 87th Street

a. Ordinance No. 3062: An Ordinance of the City of Redmond, Washington, Amending Redmond Municipal Code 10.24.060, Schedule, in Order to Reduce the Speed Limit on Redmond-Woodinville Road from NE 90th Street to NE 87th Street to 30 MPH in this Corridor


OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
The existing speed of 40 mph in this corridor exceeds the City's Transportation Master Plan guidance for a Minor Arterial. NE 90th St is the gateway to the Downtown Area and the lower speed will support this Pedestrian Priority Zone. NE 87th St south to Cleveland Street is currently 30 mph, this change will extend the 30 mph speed north to NE 90th St.
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
The Community Strategic Plan supports increasing transportation choices and walkability. The Transportation Master Plan Vision relies heavily on a successful pedestrian system, improving safety and providing for needs of the greatest generators of pedestrian traffic.
* Required:
RMC 10.24 SPEED REGULATIONS; 10.24.60 Schedule
* Council Request:
N/A
* Other Key Facts:
* Pedestrians frequently cross mid-block and at intersections without crosswalk markings in this corridor. Lowering the speed limit to 30 mph will allow for the eventual installation of a flashing crosswalk.
* We are requesting this item to go forward for Council approval at the October 5, 2021 ...

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