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File #: 19-70    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 2/12/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 2/19/2019 Final action: 2/19/2019
Title: Update on the Draft 2020-2029 STIP and Consideration of Transportation Projects for Prioritization 6.0 PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Board with an update on the draft 2020-2029 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), and to receive input on potential projects to submit for the 2022-2031 STIP through the Strategic Prioritization process 6.0.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Project Table
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Update on the Draft 2020-2029 STIP and Consideration of Transportation Projects for Prioritization 6.0
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Board with an update on the draft 2020-2029 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), and to receive input on potential projects to submit for the 2022-2031 STIP through the Strategic Prioritization process 6.0.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Christina Moon - 919-918-7325; Zachary Hallock - 919-918-7329

INFORMATION: About every two years, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) develops a state transportation improvement plan (STIP) to identify funding and schedule transportation projects for a period of ten years. NCDOT selects these projects using a data-driven prioritization process established by the Strategic Transportation Investments (STI) law, adopted in 2013. (Information about STI may be found at the following link: https://www.ncdot.gov/initiatives-policies/Transportation/stip/Pages/strategic-transportation-investments.aspx ).

Prioritization Process 5.0 and Development of the 2020-2029 STIP
The Board of Aldermen considered possible projects for submittal in Prioritization 5.0 as part of the development of the 2020-2029 STIP at two meetings in 2017: April 7th and September 5th. (Agenda materials may be found here: https://carrboro.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=532831&GUID=D297768D-C3AE-4BE6-B6AB-58846363C5FC&Options=&Search= and https://carrboro.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=532844&GUID=36690B3B-4D72-4FE1-B507-C89F5A5F4BD5&Options=&Search=) Per the Board's direction from these meetings, Town staff worked with the MPO and NCDOT to submit eight projects for scoring. Some projects were submitted both as bike-pedestrian and highway projects to improve the likelihood of being programmed for funding as noted below.

* Bike-Pedestrian Projects (Standalone)
* NC 54 - Sidepath from James Street to Anderson Park
* NC Old 86...

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