City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
16-O-1212

AN ORDINANCE
BY COUNCILMEMBER IVORY LEE YOUNG, JR. AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE TO ALLOW FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE SIGNAL AT THE INTERSECTION OF NORTHSIDE DRIVE (STATE ROUTE 3/US ROUTE 41) AND HAMPTON STREET, N.W.; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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Department:Council District 3Sponsors:Councilmember, District 3 Ivory Lee Young Jr.
Category:Personal Paper

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  2. 16o1212

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WHEREAS, The Path Foundation is working with the City of Atlanta, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and other stakeholders to improve pedestrian and bicycle connectivity between West Midtown, Georgia Tech, and downtown Atlanta along the Tech Parkway and Northside Drive Corridors;  

 

WHEREAS, this project will improve pedestrian and bicycle connectivity by repurposing underutilized Tech Parkway lanes;

 

WHEREAS, traffic volume and speed along Northside Drive makes it necessary to implement traffic control measures for safe crossing of Northside Drive; and

 

WHEREAS, a traffic study by a professional engineering firm recommends installation of a pedestrian/bicycle actuated signal on Northside Drive (State Route 3/US Route 41); and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta and Georgia Department of Transportation staff reviewed the study and concur with the findings and recommendations of the study; and

 

WHEREAS, the proposed the pedestrian/bicycle signal will be funded by The Path Foundation and other stakeholders so that City of Atlanta and GDOT will incur no cost other than reviewing and approving the project; and

 

WHEREAS, The Path Foundation has agreed to fund and manage the installation of the signal and the City will not incur installation cost other than agreeing to maintain it just like it maintains any other signal in its inventory.

 

NOW THEREFORE THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA

HEREBY ORDAINS, AS FOLLOWS:

 

Section 1: The Mayor or his designee is authorized to allow for the installation of a pedestrian/bicycle signal on Northside Drive (State Route3/US Route 41) at Hampton Street, N.W. upon approval by the Georgia Department of Transportation. 

 

Section 2: The Path Foundation shall be responsible for all cost of the signal and the City of Atlanta shall incur no design and installation cost.

 

Section 3: That this ordinance shall become effective upon its approval by the City Council, signature by the Mayor or by operation of law.

 

 

Meeting History

May 2, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
May 11, 2016 10:30 AM Video Transportation Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE [4 TO 0]
AYES:Yolanda Adrean, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Kwanza Hall
AWAY:Joyce M Sheperd, Carla Smith, Felicia A Moore
May 16, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [13 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Natalyn Mosby Archibong
AWAY:Kwanza Hall