RESOLUTION REQUESTING VDOT MAKE AVAILABLE THE RESIDENTIAL
TRAFFIC CALMING PROGRAM IN ALBEMARLE COUNTY
WHEREAS, residents of Albemarle County make requests to the County for traffic calming measures to help control speeding in neighborhoods and residential subdivisions; and
WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Transportation has a Residential Traffic Calming Program to provide communities with a traffic management tool dealing specifically with speeding in residential neighborhoods; and
WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Transportation Residential Traffic Calming Program stipulates that the County take the lead role in the traffic calming process pursuant to the VDOT Traffic Calming Guide For Local Residential Streets; and
WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Transportation requires that the Board of Supervisors adopt a resolution requesting that the VDOT Residential Traffic Calming Program be made available to the County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the County of Albemarle Board of Supervisors does hereby request the Virginia Department of Transportation make the Residential Traffic Calming Program available to the County, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Supervisors does hereby request, pursuant to Section VI. A. of the Traffic Calming Guide for Local Residential Street, that Albemarle County include the use of “All Way Stop Controls” as a traffic calming measure; and
FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Supervisors does hereby authorize the County Executive, or his designee, to be the County’s coordinator for traffic calming.
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