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File #: 22-1059    Name:
Type: Written Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/25/2022 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 6/28/2022 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Resolution to Approve a Grant Application to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for the FY 2022 Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 22-1059_Attachment 1 - Resolution, 2. 22-1059_Attachment 2 - Crash Analysis 2022, 3. 22-1059_Attachment 3 - TC Endorsement, 4. 22-1059_Attachment 4 - Presentation
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM
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DATE: JUNE 21, 2022
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TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL
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THROUGH: JAMES F. PARAJON, CITY MANAGER /s/

FROM: YON LAMBERT, DIRECTOR, TRANSPORTATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
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Consideration of a Resolution to Approve a Grant Application to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for the FY 2022 Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Should City Council approve the grant application for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Program of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to support Vision Zero safety initiatives?
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RECOMMENDATION:? That City Council:

1. Adopt a resolution to authorize the submission of a grant application by September 15, 2022 for up to $1 million to perform stakeholder intersection audits and design safety improvements at up to 10 (ten) intersections;

2. Commit the 20% local match funding; and

3. Authorize the City Manager to apply for SS4A funding through the USDOT and enter into any agreements with USDOT to accept and implement the grant.
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BACKGROUND: The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law established the new Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) discretionary program with $5 billion in appropriated funds over the next 5 years. In FY 2022 up to $1 billion is available. The SS4A program funds regional, local, and Tribal initiatives through grants to prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries. The SS4A program supports Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg's National Roadway Safety Strategy and the Department's goal of zero deaths and serious injuries on our nation's roadways.



The program provides funding for three overarching activities:
* Action Plan: Develop or update a comprehensive safety action plan ($200,000 to
$1,000,000)
* Action Pla...

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