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File #: RS2021-951    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/7/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: A resolution approving a Cooperative Agreement by and between the Federal Highway Administration United States Department of Transportation (FHWA), the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through its Department of Public Works, for the Charlotte Avenue/Dr. Martin L King, Jr Blvd Transit Headways and Congestion Management Project to be executed under the Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) initiative. PIN 131476.00. (Proposal No. 2021-M-015AG-001.)
Sponsors: Freddie OConnell, Brandon Taylor, Kathleen Murphy, Kyonzte Toombs, Bob Nash
Attachments: 1. RS2021-951 Exhibit
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A resolution approving a Cooperative Agreement by and between the Federal Highway Administration United States Department of Transportation (FHWA), the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through its Department of Public Works, for the Charlotte Avenue/Dr. Martin L King, Jr Blvd Transit Headways and Congestion Management Project to be executed under the Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) initiative. PIN 131476.00. (Proposal No. 2021-M-015AG-001.)
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WHEREAS, Section 6004 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to use funds made available for the Highway Research and Development Program and the Intelligent Transportation Systems Program to provide grants to eligible entities to develop 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, Metro Nashville has requested that the FHWA enter into an agreement to develop a model deployment site for large scale installation and operation of advanced transportation technologies project entitled, "CHARLOTTE AVENUE/DR. MARTIN L KING, JR BLVD TRANSIT HEADWAYS AND CONGESTION MANAGEMENT", described in Attachment A to Exhibit A; and,
WHEREAS, the FHWA approved the proposal and determined the proposal to be eligible for participation in the program; and,
WHEREAS, this project will continue the implementation of backbone communication infrastructure for advanced traffic operations as a prerequisite for active traffic management, transit signal priority, signal performance measures as well as future connected vehicle opportunities as technology advances and expands.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON CO...

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