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File #: 16-389    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Planning Case Status: Filed
File created: 5/3/2016 In control: Council Work Session
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2016
Title: A proposal by the City of Colorado Springs' Transportation Manager to modify the roadway design of N. Cascade Avenue through the Colorado College campus. The proposed design change would improve safety for students crossing Cascade Avenue by reducing the number of travel lanes crossed from four-lanes to two- and reducing the number of pedestrian crossings from four to two. The Colorado College Master Plan adopted in December 2008 includes a note reading "significant modifications to Cascade Avenue will require public outreach and hearings at Planning Commission and City Council." (Legislative) Presenter: Kathleen Krager, Transportation Planning Manager, Public Works
Attachments: 1. CPC Report CC Transportation Plan, 2. Fuller_letter, 3. Marsh_letter

 

 

Title

A proposal by the City of Colorado Springs’ Transportation Manager to modify the roadway design of N. Cascade Avenue through the Colorado College campus.  The proposed design change would improve safety for students crossing Cascade Avenue by reducing the number of travel lanes crossed from four-lanes to two- and reducing the number of pedestrian crossings from four to two.  The Colorado College Master Plan adopted in December 2008 includes a note reading “significant modifications to Cascade Avenue will require public outreach and hearings at Planning Commission and City Council.”

(Legislative)

 

  Presenter: 

Kathleen Krager, Transportation Planning Manager, Public Works

 

Body

 

Recommended Action

  Proposed Motion:

Item: 16-389 - CASCADE AVENUE PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE IMPROVEMENTS
Approve the proposed right-sizing of Cascade Avenue as required by the Colorado College Master Plan, based upon the finding that the roadway geometry complies with the Traffic Engineering Design Manual and will increase the safety of non-motorized users, including pedestrians and bicyclists, along N. Cascade Avenue between Uintah St. and Cache La Poudre St