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File #: 19-0146    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 3/6/2019 Final action:
Title: Request by Mayor Napolitano and Councilmember Lesser to Review Two Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Pedestrian Improvements: 1) Solar Powered Flashing Beacons, In-Road Warning Lights and a High Visibility Crosswalk at Blanche Road and 29th Street; and 2) a Solar Powered Radar Speed Awareness Sign Located 130 Feet North 29th Street on the West Side of Blanche Road (Public Works Director Katsouleas). RECEIVE REPORT
Attachments: 1. Location Map and Product Sheets
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Stephanie Katsouleas, Public Works Director
Anne McIntosh, Director of Community Development
Erik Zandvliet, City Traffic Engineer
Prem Kumar, City Engineer
Anastasia Seims, Senior Civil Engineer

SUBJECT:Title
Request by Mayor Napolitano and Councilmember Lesser to Review Two Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Pedestrian Improvements: 1) Solar Powered Flashing Beacons, In-Road Warning Lights and a High Visibility Crosswalk at Blanche Road and 29th Street; and 2) a Solar Powered Radar Speed Awareness Sign Located 130 Feet North 29th Street on the West Side of Blanche Road (Public Works Director Katsouleas).
RECEIVE REPORT
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that City Council receive this report regarding pedestrian improvements that were funded by two Safe Routes to School (SRTS) grants and the corresponding construction work undertaken at/near the intersection of Blanche Road and 29th Street. The pedestrian improvements include:

1) Installation of one high visibility crosswalk, along with two solar-powered flashing beacons and in-road warning lights adjacent to the crosswalk;
2) Installation of one solar-powered radar speed awareness sign facing southbound traffic on the west side of Blanche Road, located 130 feet north of 29th Street.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
Procurement and installation of the solar powered flashing beacons, in-road warning lights and high visibility crosswalk at the intersection of Blanche Road and 29th Street totals approximately $49,850 and is funded by a SRTS Cycle 10 grant. Procurement and installation of the solar speed awareness sign totals approximately $8,300 and is funded by a SRTS Cycle 3 grant.

BACKGROUND:
Starting in 2011, Manhattan Beach applied for and received three State and federal grants to improve pedestrian facilities, access and safety throughout ...

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