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File #: 23-0872    Version: 1 Name:
Type: City Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/25/2023 In control: * Concurrent Meeting of the Oakland Redevelopment Successor Agency and the City Council
On agenda: 12/19/2023 Final action: 12/19/2023
Title: Subject: Community Traffic Safety Program From: Councilmember Fife Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Declaring The City Council’s Intent And Desire To Establish A 3-Year Pilot For A Short-Term Encroachment Permit Program That Allows Schools, Businesses, And Community Centers That Serve Vulnerable Populations To Apply For Temporary Encroachment Permits To Install Removable Traffic Safety Treatments And Create Traffic Calming Zones In The City’s Streets And Directing The City Administrator To Hold At Least Two (2) Community Meetings In Areas Of The City Within Oakland Department Of Transportation’s Identified High Injury Network To Solicit Feedback From Residents And Community Based Organizations And Assess Their Interest And Ability To Participate In The Pilot Program; And To Return To The Public Safety Committee Meeting On February 13, 2024 With A Report And Recommendations, Including The Following: (1) Information On Cities In California Or The United States That Have Successfully...
Sponsors: Carroll Fife
Attachments: 1. View Report, 2. View Legislation, 3. View Supplemental Presentation - 12/7/2023, 4. View Supplemental Legislation - 12/7/2023, 5. View Supplemental Legislation - 12/14/2023, 6. 90051 C.M.S.

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Subject:                     Community Traffic Safety Program

From:                                          Councilmember Fife

Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Declaring The City Council’s Intent And Desire To Establish A 3-Year Pilot For A Short-Term Encroachment Permit Program That Allows Schools, Businesses, And Community Centers That Serve Vulnerable Populations To Apply For Temporary Encroachment Permits To Install Removable Traffic Safety Treatments And Create Traffic Calming Zones In The City’s Streets And Directing The City Administrator To Hold At Least Two (2) Community Meetings In Areas Of The City Within Oakland Department Of Transportation’s Identified High Injury Network To Solicit Feedback From Residents And Community Based Organizations And Assess Their Interest And Ability To Participate In The Pilot Program; And To Return To The Public Safety Committee Meeting On February 13, 2024 With A Report And Recommendations, Including The Following:

 

(1) Information On Cities In California Or The United States That Have Successfully Implemented Similar Programs To Reduce The Number Of Traffic Accidents And Fatalities And Increase Safety For All Who Travel On Public Streets;

 

(2) Recommendations To Council About Legislative Or Administrative Changes Needed In Order To Implement A Similar Program In Oakland;

 

(3) Information Gathered From Residents And Community Based Organizations At Two Community 2 Meetings Assessing Their Interest And Ability To Participate In The Pilot Program;

 

(4) An Analysis Of Staffing And Budget Needs In Order To Begin And Sustain The Pilot Program; And

 

(5) A Report Exploring The Feasibility And Developing A Plan And Timeline For The City Of Oakland To Become A “Vision Zero Network” Member City