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File #: BL2022-1384    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Withdrawn
File created: 7/22/2022 In control: Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
On agenda: 10/18/2022 Final action: 10/18/2022
Title: An ordinance amending Section 12.12.190 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to traffic calming projects.
Sponsors: Dave Rosenberg, Erin Evans, Russ Bradford
Attachments: 1. Substitute BL2022-1384, 2. Amendment No. 1 to BL2022-1384, 3. Amendment No. 2 to BL2022-1384, 4. Proposed Amendment - BL2022-1384 - 2-Toombs, 5. Proposed Amendment - BL2022-1384 - 3-Withers
An ordinance amending Section 12.12.190 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to traffic calming projects.


Section 1. That Section 12.12.190 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by deleting the section in its entirety and replacing it with the following:

12.12.190 - Traffic Calming Program

A. The Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure (NDOT) shall maintain a program for traffic calming that allows neighborhood organizations to submit applications to identify, prioritize, and help mitigate the undesirable effects of traffic in residential neighborhoods. This program shall focus on traffic calming projects to improve street safety for all users. NDOT shall work with other departments including the planning department and the police department.

B. NDOT shall select areas for traffic calming projects based on applications submitted pursuant to the traffic calming program at least once per year. Applications shall be evaluated by NDOT using criteria established by NDOT. NDOT shall maintain a record of all neighborhood organization applications for the traffic calming projects program and the neighborhoods selected for traffic calming projects. NDOT shall ensure that, over any two-year period, it selects a project application from every council district where a qualifying traffic calming program project application meeting NDOT criteria for the traffic calming program has been submitted has been selected for a traffic calming project through the program.

C. When a neighborhood is able to secure private funding for a traffic calming project on a public road, NDOT may authorize private construction of such a traffic calming project provided that:

1. The neighborhood organization secures private funding for the proposed traffic calming project. NDOT will not match funding at any level. 100% of pro...

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