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File #: 20-109    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/16/2020 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 4/7/2020 Final action:
Title: Action on a Design Professional Services Agreement with Alta Planning + Design for the Pruneridge Avenue Complete Streets Plan Project and Related Budget Amendments [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]
Attachments: 1. Location Map, 2. Agreement, 3. POST MEETING MATERIAL, 4. eComments
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on a Design Professional Services Agreement with Alta Planning + Design for the Pruneridge Avenue Complete Streets Plan Project and Related Budget Amendments [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]

Report
BACKGROUND
Pruneridge Avenue is an east/west street near the southern boundary of Santa Clara, tying into Cupertino at the western city limit and San Jose on the eastern city limit (Attachment 1, Location Map). The majority of Pruneridge Avenue in Santa Clara is fronted by single family homes. The General Plan lists Pruneridge Avenue as a minor arterial street to include future Class II bicycle facilities (i.e. bicycle lanes) along the entire roadway within the City. Additionally, the Santa Clara Bicycle Plan Update 2018 lists the entirety of Pruneridge Avenue within Santa Clara as a roadway that should include Class II Buffered Bicycle lanes.

Historically, Pruneridge Avenue operated as a four-lane facility, with two lanes in each direction. In 2012, the City modified 0.85 miles of Pruneridge Avenue between the western city limit and Pomeroy Avenue to become a two-lane facility with one lane in each direction and bicycle lanes. During the fall of 2017, the City of San Jose constructed bicycle lanes on West Hedding Street from the eastern city limit at Winchester Boulevard eastward into San Jose. This was accomplished by changing the street from a four-lane facility to a two-lane facility, similar in design to the 2012 Pruneridge Avenue Roadway Reallocation. Completion of this improvement generated renewed interest from the bicycling community to complete the installation of bicycle lanes on the 2.2 mile segment of Pruneridge Avenue between Pomeroy Avenue to Winchester Boulevard.

On October 9, 2018, staff provided the City Council with an update on the Pruneridge Avenue corridor and relayed that staff was actively seeking grants to further study the option of installing b...

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