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File #: RS2021-1104    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Title: A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement by and between the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure, for the Charlotte Avenue/Dr. Martin L King, Jr Blvd Transit Headways and Congestion Management Project, State Project No: 98304-1640-14, Federal Project No: ATCM-REG3(206), PIN 131476.00. (Proposal No. 2021M-023AG-001)
Sponsors: Freddie OConnell, Brandon Taylor, Kathleen Murphy, Kyonzte Toombs, Bob Nash
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1104 Intergovernmental Agreement
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A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement by and between the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure, for the Charlotte Avenue/Dr. Martin L King, Jr Blvd Transit Headways and Congestion Management Project, State Project No: 98304-1640-14, Federal Project No: ATCM-REG3(206), PIN 131476.00. (Proposal No. 2021M-023AG-001)
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WHEREAS, Metro Nashville has requested that the Federal Highway Administration (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"; and,
WHEREAS, Metro Nashville has entered into a cooperative agreement with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the FHWA to execute the project; and,
WHEREAS, Metro Nashville has elected to have the agreement administered through the Tennessee Department of Transportation to utilize state contracts and staff expertise; and,
WHEREAS, the project estimate is $3,000,000.00 in which the total cost is to be split $500,000.00 from Metro, $1,000,000.00 from TDOT, and $1,500,000.00 from the FHWA; 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; and,
WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 12-9-104(a)(2)(b), authorizes The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to approve an agreement with TDOT by resolution; and,
WHEREAS, it is in the interest of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this construction be carrie...

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