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File #: RES 22-1184    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/10/2022
Title: Authorizing the City to enter into an agreement with Metropolitan Council for the installation of transit signal priority equipment on Route 63 and Ford Parkway.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. 20220725-20I073 - City of StPaul TSP Route 63 CCA - for signature

Title

Authorizing the City to enter into an agreement with Metropolitan Council for the installation of transit signal priority equipment on Route 63 and Ford Parkway.

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council operates bus transit service on Cretin Avenue, Grand Avenue, Smith Avenue, 3rd Street, White Bear Avenue, and Ford Parkway in Saint Paul and wants to improve travel time and reliability for local service bus routes traveling on those corridors by adding a transit signal priority (TSP) system; and

 

WHEREAS, the City operates and maintains the traffic signals on those roadways; and

 

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council and the City have identified improvements to implement TSP on those corridors; and

 

WHEREAS, the City has agreed to construct and supervise the work performed as outlined in the agreement; and

 

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council has agreed to reimburse the City for the costs of this work; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Mayor and the proper City Officials are hereby authorized and directed for and on behalf of the City to enter into Metropolitan Council Agreement No. 20I073, a copy of which is before Council and is made a part hereof; and be it finally

 

RESOLVED, that the Mayor and the proper City Officials are authorized to execute the Agreement and any amendments to the Agreement.

 

 

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