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File #: 18-01    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/17/2018 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 3/19/2019 Final action:
Title: Cobblestone Drive Traffic Calming Request PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Board with information relating to a traffic calming request for Cobblestone Drive and to consider directing staff to implement traffic calming measures.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Cobblestone Drive Petition, 3. Attachment C - Cobblestone Drive Traffic Calming Report
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Cobblestone Drive Traffic Calming Request
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Board with information relating to a traffic calming request for Cobblestone Drive and to consider directing staff to implement traffic calming measures.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Zachary Hallock, 919-918-7329, zhallock@townofcarrboro.org; Tina Moon, 919-918-7325, cmoon@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION: The Town's Residential Traffic Management Plan (RTMP) provides a process for residents to petition for the installation of traffic calming devices. The process takes the following steps: Residents submit a traffic calming request form; staff analyze the request and provide an Area of Influence (AoI) map, a list of owners/addresses in the AoI, and the traffic calming petition form; residents complete the petition with at least 75% of the addresses responding to the petition; staff perform traffic counts, analyze the current conditions, and provide a staff report. Based on the results of this analysis, one of three things can happen:
* Not eligible for calming based criteria defined in the RTMP, no action taken.
* Only eligible for Stage 1 calming, staff will work to implement those treatments.
* Eligible for Stage 1 & 2, staff will implement Stage 1 treatments first, then re-evaluate the traffic conditions within 6 months to determine if Stage 2 treatments are needed.

The full document of the RTMP and the associated request forms can be found at:
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Residents living along Cobblestone Drive completed traffic calming requests to Planning staff in October of 2017 and January of 2018, and a signed petition was received by Staff in April of 2018 (Attachment B). Upon receipt of the completed petition staff analyzed the existing conditions along Cobblestone Drive between Pathway Drive and Rockgarden Road based on the methodology outlined in the RTMP. Traffic counts upon which the a...

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