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Built Environment Subcommittee Advisory Council on Walkability and Pedestrian Awareness
Date   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thursday November 17, 2016   
Meeting Description  MEETING DESCRIPTION
Walkability and Pedestrian Awareness (Executive Order #54)
This location is accessible to persons having disabilities. Any person having special needs or requiring special aid, such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired, is requested to contact DelDOT by phone at 1-800-652-5600 or by mail to DelDOT Community Relations, P.O. Box 778, Dover, DE 19903 one week in advance ; ? Call to Order ? Introductions ? Action Item-Approval of the agenda ? Action Item-Approval of October 20, 2016 meeting minutes ? Old Business o Discuss and possibly vote on recommendations - Recommend that DelDOT develop guidance and design standards for pedestrian median and sidewalk barriers, and prioritize locations for their use. - Recommend that DelDOT project managers be required to fill out the Complete Streets Project Summary form found in the Complete Streets Implementation Plan and submit it to the Pedestrian Coordinator for evaluating the Departments progress in implementing the Complete Streets Policy. - Recommend that DelDOT develop a form to be filled out and kept in project files for the Complete Streets waivers that are required for new roads, road expansion, and roadway redesign projects. - Recommend that DelDOT offer Complete Streets training for DelDOT and municipal design staff and consultants annually. - Recommend that the DelDOT Pedestrian Coordinator be consulted with and documentation maintained in the project file regarding scoping of projects. - Recommend that Travel trainer and DVI orientation and mobility specialists who also perform travel training notify DART of observed pedestrian deficiencies. - Recommend that DelDOT designate and fund a line item in the CTP for sidewalk and shared-use path maintenance. - Recommend that DelDOT prioritize, fund, and expand the Pedestrian Safety Audit Program ? Complete audits of xx corridors per year ? Program and complete improvements with xx years of audit - Recommend that DelDOT prioritize, fund, and develop a program for closing gaps in the pedestrian network ? Prioritization should focus on access to: ? Government and community services, including medical facilities ? Transit Routes ? Schools ? There should be one place within DelDOT that coordinates various programs to ensure gaps in pedestrian network are filled and resources are maximized. ? Includes expanding project limits to ensure key pedestrian origins and destinations are connected to the network ? Discussion of possible items for next meeting agenda ? Public Comment ? Adjourn

Laurie Yanacek

Department of Transportation
800 S Bay Rd
Dover DE 19901
Dover Room



Date Reason
11/07/2016 New
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