Presentation on theme: "McKenna Boulevard Traffic Management Meeting Presented to: McKenna Blvd. Residents W. Madison Police Precinct, Madison June 13, 2007."— Presentation transcript:
McKenna Boulevard Traffic Management Meeting Presented to: McKenna Blvd. Residents W. Madison Police Precinct, Madison June 13, 2007
Presentation Overview Neighborhood Traffic Management Program or NTMP Background data Types of devices used Funding Options/recommendations
Why Manage Nghd Traffic? Reduce speed Shorter stopping distance Collision impact reduction Enhances Neighborhood Greener spaces Opportunity for social interaction Less noise
The three Es-- ENFORCEMENT
The three Es-- EDUCATION
The three Es-- ENGINEERING
Street Functional Classification All Streets are classified into one of three primary classifications: 1) Arterial Streets example Verona Rd, CTH PD, CTH M 2) Collector Streets example Maple Grove, Country Grove Dr. 3) and Local Land Access Streets Gladstone, Lancaster Lane, Keighley Circle.
Street Functional Classification Functional class is determined by: the streets arrangement within; and its connections to, the larger street system.
Southwest Madison McKenna Blvd. Arterial Collector Local
CTH PD Raymond Rd 1,850 SF 2,443 MF TTL 4,293 1,437 SF 1,938 MF TTL 3,375 McKenna Neighborhood Land Uses
Operational Characteristics Average Daily Traffic 1650 McKenna Carnwood Putnam Raymond Pilgrim Muirfield Prairie Maple Grove CTH PD
Speed Xx mph Average Speed Xx mph 85 percentile Speed 31 mph 35 mph Canterbury McKenna Putnam Lancaster
Traffic Control Devices (Two Types) Passive traffic control devices rely upon threat of enforcement to be effective. Active traffic control devices use physical techniques to control speed.
Neighborhood Traffic Circles
Priority Ranking (Point Assignment) Average Daily Traffic Volume ADT/100, 30 points maximum ADT/100, 30 points maximumSpeed Percent that exceed posted speed limit /3, 30 points maximum Percent that exceed posted speed limit /3, 30 points maximum Crash Record (police reported) equivalent to crashes per million vehicle miles traveled or crashes per million vehicles entering intersection, 30 points maximum equivalent to crashes per million vehicle miles traveled or crashes per million vehicles entering intersection, 30 points maximum Elementary and Middle Schools, 5 points
Priority Ranking Other Pedestrian Areas, 5 points School Walk Route, 5 points Designated Bicycle Route, 5 points Scheduled Road Reconstruction project moves to top of priority ranking project moves to top of priority ranking A project score must equal or exceed 30 points to maintain its eligibility.
Neighborhood Meetings Process is neighborhood driven. Consensus is gained through neighborhood involvement.
If traffic diversion is not anticipated, 60% approval required of ballots RETURNED. Survey
Construct Device Construction requires approval of Pedestrian, Bicycle, Motor Vehicle commission, Board of Public Works, and City Council. Monitor the device for effectiveness, and adjust as needed.
Keighley Stratford Dr McKenna Lancaster Canterbury Putnam Carnwood Possible Island Locations
Hard top island Landscaped island
Hard top island Landscaped island
Benefits of Island Treatment 1)Narrows the space available to thru traffic 2)Facilitates pedestrian crossings 3)Prevent motorists from passing on the right
Template for Traffic Island
Dis-benefits of Islands Islands on McKenna requires: 1) Parking has to be restricted near the intersection 2) Construction cost and maintenance (landscaping is maintained by Nghd)