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File #: RS2020-573    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action: 10/6/2020
Title: A resolution approving an application of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Department of Public Works, for the Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program, for the development of model deployment sites for large scale installation and operation of advanced transportation technologies to improve safety, efficiency, system performance, and infrastructure return on investment.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Bob Nash
Attachments: 1. RS2020-573_D-20-09536 with Exhibit_ATCMTD Grant, 2. 09536-Resolution-grant app-Advanced Transportation & Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program
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A resolution approving an application of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Department of Public Works, for the Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program, for the development of model deployment sites for large scale installation and operation of advanced transportation technologies to improve safety, efficiency, system performance, and infrastructure return on investment.

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WHEREAS, the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, FAST Act ? 6004; 23 U.S.C., funds surface transportation programs; and,

WHEREAS, The FAST Act established the Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program to make competitive grants for the development of model deployment sites for large scale installation and operation of advanced transportation technologies to improve safety, efficiency, system performance, and infrastructure return on investment; and;

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government is eligible to participate in this grant program and the Department of Public Works wishes to submit a grant application, in partnership with the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), to deploy connected transit-technology signal infrastructure along the Charlotte Avenue corridor, helping to improve on-time performance for MTA's Route 50 bus service; and,

WHEREAS, the estimated cost of the project is $3 million with an anticipated 50% local match offered by both Metro Public Works and TDOT; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant application be approved and submitted.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That the grant application of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting b...

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