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FAYETTEVILLE CITY COUNCIL

City Council Work Session

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City of Fayetteville

Meeting Agenda - Final

433 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC

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28301-5537 (910) 433-1FAY (1329)

Lafayette Conference Room5:00 PMTuesday, April 3, 2018

1.0 CALL TO ORDER

2.0 INVOCATION

3.0 APPROVAL OF AGENDA

4.0 OTHER ITEMS OF BUSINESS

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18-1094.01 Council Update on the Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan

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Presentation to Council Worksession (April 2018)

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Fayetteville Draft Report Apr 3 Wksession

Attachments:

18-1384.02 Community Watch Overview and Update

18-1004.03 Economic Community Development 2018-2019 One Year Action Plan 2018-2019 Action Plan Schedule

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ECD Three Year Budget Comparison

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RFP Proposal 2018-2019 Revised.docx

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2018-19 Action Plan Draft

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April 3, 2018City Council Work Session Meeting Agenda - Final

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18-1324.04 Continuing Discussion of the Recommended FY2019-2023 Capital and Technology Improvement Plans 1 Fire Stations

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2 Police Training Center

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3 Police Emergency Communications Center

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4 Stormwater Master Plan

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5 FY18-23 CIP Sidewalk Project List

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6 FY18-FY23 Sidewalk CIP Project Map

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7 Bus Shelters and Benches

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8 FayWorx Project Summary

9 FY18 Tax and Fee Comps

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10 Consolidated CIP TIP List - New Funding by FY by Source

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11 Stormwater Revenue Bond Amortization Schedules

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12 GO Bond Amortization Table

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13 Motor Vehicle License Tax Statute 20-97

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14 Powell Bill Expenditure Guidance

15 Summary of Options for CIP and TIP Changes

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Attachments:

18-1204.05 Louise Street Bridge Funding Alternatives

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Louise St Bridge Project Delivery Alternatives

Louise Street Bridge- Fire Department Data

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Louise St Bridge Timeline Option 1 - Design Build.pdf

Louise St Bridge Timeline Option 2 - CDBG Funding.pdf

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Attachments:

18-1344.06 City Council Agenda Item Request - Election of Judges - Mayor, Mitch Colvin Election of Judges - Mayor Colvin 040318.pdf

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Judges Selection Opposition

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Attachments:

18-1354.07 City Council Agenda Item Request - 18 Wheeler Parking - Council Member Haire 18 Wheeler Overnight Parking - CM Haire

040318.pdfAttachments:
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18-1414.08 City Council Agenda Item Request - Re-Entry Program - Mayor Colvin

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Mayor Colvin - Re-Entry Program 040318.pdfAttachments:

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April 3, 2018City Council Work Session Meeting Agenda - Final

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18-1434.09 City Council Agenda Item Request - Four-Year Staggered Term of Office - Larry Wright, Council Member CM Wright - Agenda Item Request -

Term of Office 040318.pdf

Minutes - 4 year staggered terms.pdf

Revisions to City Council Terms.ppt

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Attachments:

5.0 ADJOURNMENT

CLOSING REMARKS The City of Fayetteville will not discriminate against qualified individuals with

disabilities on the basis of disability in the City s services, programs, or activities. The City will generally, upon request, provide appropriate

aids and services leading
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to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in the City s programs, services, and activities.

The City will make
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all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all City programs,

services, and
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activities. Any person who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communications, or a modification of policies or procedures to

participate in any
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City program, service, or activity, should contact the office of Human Relations, ADA Coordinator, e-mail: YNazar@ci.fay.nc.us, 910-433-1696, or the

Office of the City
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Clerk at cityclerk@ci.fay.nc.us, 910-433-1989, as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

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City Council Action Memo

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City of Fayetteville 433 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC 28301-5537

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(910) 433-1FAY (1329)

File Number: 18-109

Agenda Date: 4/3/2018 Status: Agenda ReadyVersion: 1

File Type: Other Items of Business

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In Control: City Council Work Session

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Agenda Number: 4.01

TO: Mayor and Members of City Council

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THRU: Kristoff T. Bauer, Deputy City Manager

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FROM: Rob Stone, P.E., Director of Public Services

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DATE: April 3, 2018

RE: Council Update on the Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan ..end

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COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All

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Relationship To Strategic Plan: Goal IV: Fayetteville will be a highly desirable place to live, work and recreate with thriving neighborhoods and a

high quality of life for all residents. To improve mobility and connectivity by investing in traffic flow strategies, sidewalks, trails and bike lanes
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Executive Summary: The City s consultant, Stantec, will be updating City Council on the comprehensive pedestrian plan. The draft plan, including

preliminary recommendations for sidewalk and intersection improvements, will be presented for review and comment. Stantec and City staff will continue to accept comments on the plan from Council, the public and NCDOT through the month of April. We will schedule to present the final pedestrian plan to City Council for their adoption at the regular meeting scheduled for May 14th. Originally, the presentation of the final plan was scheduled to be presented to Council at the April 23rd regular meeting, but staff is recommending the adoption be at the May 14th meeting to allow additional time for review by stakeholders and NCDOT.
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Background: City Council s adopted FY2016 Strategic Plan included a Target for Action to implement

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pedestrian safety initiatives. To meet this direction, staff researched opportunities and learned that NCDOT was accepting grant applications for

pedestrian and bicycle planning studies. On December 14, 2015, Council approved Resolution 2017-075 authorizing an application for grant funding through the NCDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Grant Initiative. On March 4, 2016, staff received notification of grant approval from the NCDOT Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation. City Council approved a municipal agreement at the regular meeting on August 8, 2016, to partner with NCDOT for funding the study. The study began on April 20th, 2017 with a kickoff meeting that included a diverse group of stakeholders and was led by the City s consultant, Stantec. Public outreach included workshops in the downtown area and at the College Lakes Recreation Center. The final workshop was held at Westover Recreation Center on February 15, 2018. Also, an online survey was completed in the summer of 2017. An update was provided to Council at their September 5, 2017 work session.
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The Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan will be an integral part of developing and executing a more complete pedestrian transportation system and will

guide local and state efforts to improve conditions for pedestrians and other users of our transportation network. The recommendations will assist the City to develop construction project priorities, recommend positive changes to local policies and guidelines, develop awareness initiatives, and identify opportunities for the implementation of education, enforcement and safety programs.
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As identified in the project scope, the recommendations will identify high-activity pedestrian focus areas by conducting Opportunities and

Constraints evaluations to suggest detailed improvements in the areas. From this analysis, the plan will develop a list of projects that include sidewalk construction/maintenance projects, greenway construction projects, greenway maintenance projects, and intersection improvements. This list will also include projects near schools, connectivity projects to link existing sidewalks together, and projects to improve pedestrian crossings. The plan will also identify projects that should be integrated into the MPO transportation plan, and potential projects eligible for alternate funding sources. High level cost estimates and preliminary priorities will be provided for projects, based on criteria such as potential pedestrian use, safety, and proximity to major attractors such as shopping centers, schools, and parks. Originally, the final draft plan was scheduled to be presented to City Council in April 2018, but to allow more time for review by stakeholders and NCDOT, staff is recommending the adoption be at the May 14th regular meeting.
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The Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan is being developed by NCDOT in coordination with City of Fayetteville staff and the consultant, Stantec.

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Issues/Analysis: This is an informational item.

Budget Impact: The total estimated project cost is 110,000. This includes the required City 50 funding

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match of 55,000. These funds were included in the FY 17 budget.

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Options: This is an informational item.

Recommended Action: This is an informational item.

Attachments: Presentation, Draft Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan

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Pedestrian Plan

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Fayetteville City Council Plan Update April 3, 2018 Work Session

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Walking Fayetteville

The Plan

Where do we want to walk to?

What are the recommended pedestrian improvements ?

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How can the Plan be implemented? Final Plan includes funding options, policy edits

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and program implementation strategies

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Recommendations for the City were developed by identifying:

Pedestrian safety/activity Schools Parks Shopping Business centers Households living at/under poverty Connection to transit

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Understanding the Recommendations

Draft Plan

Network of sidewalks making many corridors more walkable (pages 48-61)

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Intersection recommendations to increase safety (pages 62-69)

Funding options, policy edits and program implementation strategies (pages 84-87 112-119)

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Schedule

Anticipate schedule changes Construction Issues Development Opportunities Priority Changes

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20-year build plan Short-Term (0-3 years) Mid-Term (3-5 years) Long-Term (5+ years)

A tale of one sidewalk .

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Wake Forest, NC

Heritage High School

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McDonalds

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Heritage High to McDonalds Popular lunch destination

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for hundreds of students Project: About 430 feet of

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sidewalk, crosswalks (2), pedestrian signal

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One property owner Funded 80 by MPO Four years to complete

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Draft Intersection Sidewalk Recommendations

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Plan recommends 118 sidewalk projects (43 additional miles) of sidewalk facilities providing connectivity near schools, commercial areas and high

need areas. Grand Total: 20m*
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64 intersection improvements. Grand Total: 2.5m*

*Note: Costs are being refined, and may change in final design/engineering.

Small Area Studies

1. Bragg Blvd Johnson St 2. Ft Bragg Rd Hull Rd 3. Morganton Rd McPherson Church Rd 4. Murchison Rd Country Club Rd 5. Murchison Rd Langdon St 6.

Owen Dr Melrose Rd 7. Bonanza Dr (Westover School Area) 8. Bonanza Dr Santa Fe Dr 9. Skibo Rd Morganton Rd 10. Ramsey St Stacey Weaver Dr
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Bonanza Dr

Remaining Schedule

Steering Committee Meeting: 4/12/2018 Kiwanis Recreation Center - 11:30am

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Gather feedback on the facility recommendations Provide any final comments

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Revision, based on input from Steering Committee, Council, and Staff

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Present Final Draft Plan to Council: May 14, 2018

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Comments on the report can be submitted through the website or

correspondence with Staff

www.walkingfayetteville.com

Thank You

Fayetteville Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan Draft

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April 2018 by:

Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

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for:

The City of Fayetteville North Carolina Department of Transportation

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FAYETTEVILLE, IN BRIEF

= North Carolina

population 2000 2016

pedestrian crashes per 100,000 people

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pedestrian crashes where pedestrian is struck in the travel lane (2015)

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percent of pedestrian crashes that include a fatal injury (2011-2015)

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I. Introduction 6

II. Existing Conditions 16

III. Recommendations 42

IV. Small Area Studies 88

V. Funding 110

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Table of Figures Figure 1 - Existing Sidewalks 24/25 Figure 2 - Demographics 28 Figure 3 -Crash Locations 30 Figure 4 - Survey Results 40 Figure 5 -

Online Mapping Results 41 Figure 6 - Short-Term Sidewalks 50 Figure 7 - Short-Term Sidewalks - East 51 Figure 8 - Short-Term Sidewalks -West 52 Figure 9 - Mid-Term Sidewalks 56 Figure 10 - Mid-Term Sidewalks -East 57 Figure 11 - Mid-Term Sidewalks - West 58 Figure 12 - Long-Term Sidewalk 61 Figure 13 - Short-Term Intersections 63 Figure 14 - Mid-Term Intersections - East 66 Figure 15 - Mid-Term Intersections- West 67 Figure 16 - Long-Term Intersections 69
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Tables Table 1 - Demographics 27 Table 2 - Short-Term Sidewalks 48/49 Table 3 - Mid-Term Sidewalks 54/55 Table 4 - Long-Term Sidewalks 60 Table 5 -

Short-Term Intersections 62 Table 6 - Mid-Term Intersections 64/65 Table 7 - Long-Term Intersections 68
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TABLE OF CONTENT

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Acknowledgments This project was made possible with a matching grant from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Bicycle

and Pedestrian Transportation (DBPT). Thank you to the over 600 residents who participated in the development of the Plan through meetings, events and survey responses.
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Special thanks to those who participated on the Advisory Committee for the Plan. Any mistakes are ours; the best parts are yours.

Pedestrian Plan Steering Committee

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John McNeill, City of Fayetteville Lee Jernigan, City of Fayetteville John Combs, City of Fayetteville Jackie Tuckey, City of Fayetteville Virginia

Small, City of Fayetteville Eloise Sahlstrom, City of Fayetteville Anthony Ramsey, City of Fayetteville Sam Dubose, City of Fayetteville Eric Vitale, FAMPO David Phipps, NCDOT Darius Sturdivant, NCDOT Betsy Kane, NCDOT Janet Whetstone, NCDOT Hanah Ehrenreich, Sustainable Sandhills Mark Whitley, Cumberland County Schools Angela Hurley, Cumberland County Schools Randy Sessoms, Fayetteville Police Department Angela Hurley, Cumberland County Schools
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Project Consultants

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Michelle Peele, Stantec Scott Lane, AICP, CPTED, Stantec Mike Rutkowski, PE, AICP, Stantec Chandler Hagen, Stantec Jaquasha Colon, Stantec

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Cities have the capability of provid- ing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody. Jane Jacobs, The Death

and Life of Great American Cities

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Introduction

Workflow and Major Findings

The project team considered crash data, traffic volumes, review of past plans, public input, and field reviews to help shape an image of how walking

in Fayetteville is done today. Barriers and opportuni- ties for improvements exist in abundance, as they do in every community in North Carolina.
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There are unique aspects to what the project team observed, however. First, there are a LOT of peo- ple walking in Fayetteville already - the project

team noted that even on major roadways walking was being done by many people of all age groups. Second, the city is criss-crossed by these major, five- and six-lane arterials with few, if any, provisions for walking. Lastly, more provisions for walking is accompanied by a need for better aesthetics, maintenance, and other support systems that pro- mote walking.

Today, walking in Fayetteville is a necessary, but sometimes risky, activity for many people. For even more people that would like to walk, it can be

challenged by high crash rates, a lack of facilities, maintenance needs, and an auto-centric design that has been in place for decades. But the City has been making important strides, from planning to design elements, to the pe- destrian network itself.
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Background As growth continues in Fayetteville, more demands are placed on roads. Many residents turn to transpor- tation alternatives to the private

car, either through necessity or to avoid the hustle and bustle of traffic backups and the stresses that come with sitting in long delays along local corridors. Fayetteville is looking to improve the pedestrian network in the City so that more residents can utilize walking as a source of trans- portation. The current Strategic Plan for Fayetteville states goals for the City Council challenging the city to great planning. The goals are: (1) Make Fayetteville a great place to live, work, and recreate with thriving neighborhoods and a high quality of life; (2) Provide a clean and beautiful community with increased green spaces and a plan to complete the Linear Park and Cape Fear River Trails; and (3) Improve mobility and connectivity by investing in sidewalks, trails and bike lanes and target for action to improve pedestrian safety. Fayetteville s leadership is looking to provide a City that can be used by everyone in a safe and convenient manner. Fayetteville hopes the future holds further park development as well as continue the tradition of sponsoring several fundraising marathons and walks. The Pedestrian Plan will define areas where further connectivity is needed to expand park plans and event routes through the City.
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Vision City staff, steering committee members and citizens expressed ideas and concerns early in the project s development that were molded into a

vision statement to guide the Plan.
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Fayetteville would like to improve connectivity to all parts of the City by providing safe and usable pedestrian

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facilities to its residents and visitors.

Plan Goals

Improve safety for all pedestrians Reduce crashes and improve the walking environment.

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Improve health, activity and cohesiveness of the community Provide opportunities to recreate and choose walking for transportation.

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Develop projects according to demand Ensure the pedestrian network provides access in areas where people live, work, shop and play.

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Improve access to transit Provide direct networks to transit stops and center.

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Process The Fayetteville Pedestrian Plan will guide the City, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NC- DOT), and other local and regional

partners with a guide for facility development to improve safety and other conditions to improve, encourage, and support walking in Fayetteville. This plan should be used by city staff and the city s external partners-such as NCDOT, Cumberland County Schools, and Fayetteville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization when considering solutions to future transportation projects and development. The process in developing the Plan started in April 2017 with the convening of the first Steering Committee meeting. This meeting was conducted in part to capture the opinions of the local stakeholders about what are important guiding principles for the Plan.
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Steering Committee The project Steering Committee, as listed in the Acknowledgments on page 3, included representatives of the County school

administration, city leadership, police, NCDOT, a local non-profit, and Fayetteville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (FAMPO). The Steering Committee advised the project team on context and content of the Plan throughout the planning process, meeting four times to discuss the goals and objec- tives, issues, and recommendations that are contained in this Plan.
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Public Involvement In May 2017 the public engagement period opened for the Plan. A public survey was administered from May to September 2017. The

survey gathered information on existing walking behaviors, future needs for walking, and the strengths and weaknesses of the existing pedestrian environment. The survey was offered on-line and in hardcopy formats. The survey was distributed by city staff and Steering Committee members to local citizens. The project team attended Fourth Friday, a local monthly event hosted by the Fayetteville Arts Council in Downtown Fayetteville in June 2017 to offer information about the plan, answer questions, and gather completed surveys from attendees. The first of two public workshops was held in August 2017 at College Lakes Recreation Center to invite locals to learn more about the project and provide comments. Attendees stressed the needs for intersection improvements and the need for sidewalk facilities in areas that currently lack. The second workshop was held February 15, 2018 at the Westover Recreation Center. The project recommendations were displayed for the public to view and offer feedback. The comments re- ceived supported more sidewalks for Fayetteville and all were pleased at the efforts Fayetteville was taking to provide safer pedestrian facilities in the city.
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Local citizens at the Public Open House identifying locations that are hazardous to walk

Timeline

Phase I Visioning Inventory Analysis

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Phase II Network Development Prioritization

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Phase III Implementation Project List

Goals

Create a safe network to make walking easier for everybody.

Identify opportunities that are successful and doable .

Create strategies for education, public encouragement, and enforcement to build a more walkable community.

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Identify priority areas where demand is.

Get Involved

Check website for news, meeting announcements, and plan updates. Take the survey. Show us where the problems using the interactive map tool

(www.walkingfayetteville.com). Attend the meetings. Spread the word

Background

Fayetteville was awarded a grant by the North Carolina Department of Transportation in 2016 to complete a City-wide Pedestrian Plan that will guide

the planning and implementation of pedestrian improvement projects. The overall goal of a pedestrian plan is to assess current conditions and recommend policies and programs to make walking more desirable. The finished Plan will recognize the crucial role that walking plays in creating an attractive, accessible, safe, and healthy City.
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Fayetteville Pedestrian Plan

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Citizens were invited to participate in an activity to spend City dollars and identify factors that should be considered when planning for pedestrian

projects.
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Informational board shared at the Workshop to explain the Plan and process

Tell us how important each factor is when is comes to improving walkability in Fayetteville.

You have five 100 bills. Place as many bills in each of the boxes that you feel is the most important to

consider when developing and prioritizing projects.

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Benefits of Walking A pedestrian-friendly environment directly contributes to health, economic, environmental, and cultural benefits that impact all

of Fayetteville s residents. When more people walk more often, benefits are gained by the individuals and the community where they live. Benefits of active transportation include health and economic benefits as well as reducing the ill effects of traffic congestion, including air pollution and noise. Some benefits of walking include: Increased health benefits relevant to maintaining a healthy weight; Lower household transportation costs; Improved attention for schoolchildren; Sense of community and increased social contacts; Better air quality; Reduced traffic congestion; and Improved performance of public transportation through increased pedestrian access to stops.
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According to the North Carolina Statewide Pedestrian/Bicycle Plan, investments in infrastructure can signifi- cantly improve pedestrian safety. The

Statewide Plan cites a 2008 Federal Highway Administration publica- tion that suggests sidewalk installation can result in a 65 -89 reduction in pedestrian crashes.
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Walking is the most affordable mode of transportation. The American Automobile Association reports the cost of operating one motor vehicle for one

year is 13,677. Walking is basically free, and can result in sav- ings each year if walking opportunities are available.
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Recent studies have been completed regarding economic benefits of improved walkability that go well beyond personal affordability. Benefits include

increases in property values, supporting access to local businesses, economic development of new businesses, and job creation. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Infor- mation Center of the US Department of Transportation reports, The 2012 Benchmarking Report on Bicycling and Walking in the U.S. found that bicycling and walking projects create 11-14 jobs per 1 million spent, compared to just 7 jobs created per 1 million spent on highway projects. Walkable communities general- ly have active streets that promote business exchange while providing a safe and efficient way for citizens to travel by walking. Active streets are generally more attractive to businesses, therefore increasing the opportunity for economic development.
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Schools and students also benefit from a more walkable community. Improved infrastructure and pro- grams can improve the walking environment for

students. Increased numbers of students walking can re- duce the transportation costs for buses, while improving their average test scores and reducing the amount of time teachers spend managing student behavior. Several schools in the city have a high amount of students that walk each day. Improved conditions in school areas would reduce transportation dollars for the area school system as fewer bus routes (and buses and drivers) would be needed.
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Plan Importance The pedestrian plan is important because it creates a direction for positive change in people s lives by designing better walking

environments throughout the city. More walking means access to jobs, schools, and health care; more walking also means lessening the need for health care by creating healthy, outdoor options for every person. The plan will outline projects, programs, and policies to ensure that businesses, citizens, and visitors realize the health, mobility, safety, and economic benefits of walking in Fayetteville.
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Existing Conditions

Existing Analysis Fayetteville is located in Cumberland County and home to Fort Bragg, a large U.S. Army installation north- west of the city.

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The future for Fayetteville is bright, with a new resident entering the City in 2019. The Houston Astros Minor League Baseball team will move into

its new constructed stadium in the downtown area. This new attrac- tion is sure to bring lots of visitors to an already established and well visited destination City. The stadium joins local attractions as the Airborne and Special Operations Museum, historical downtown Markethouse, Cape Fear Botanical Gardens, Cape Fear Regional Theatre, local restaurants and many unique shops.
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Currently there are 1,202 centerline miles of roads and 283 miles of sidewalk in the City (roughly 1:5 ratio). A tour of the city reveals many

intersections are currently signalized but lack pe- destrian signals and/or crosswalks, sidewalk gaps are present along corridors, and many high-traffic corridors lack sidewalks altogether. Recently the City has completed several projects to improve pedestrian safety including:
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1. New sidewalk on Cliffdale Rd from Glensford Drive to McPherson Church Road, includes pedestrian signals and crosswalks at Cliffdale Rd@ McPherson

Church Rd, 2. New sidewalk on Cain Rd from Bragg Blvd to Pamalee Dr, and 3. New sidewalk on Rosehill Rd from Country Club Dr to Hickory Hill Rd, includes pedestrian signals and crosswalks at Chadwick Rd.
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Several projects are programmed for near-term construction These include new sidewalk on Rosehill Rd (from Country Club Rd to Ramsey St), Owen Dr

(from Eastern Blvd to All American Expressway), Skibo Rd (at Louise St from Raeford Rd to Richwood Ct), Helen St (from Country Club Rd to Ramsey St), 71st School Road (from Autumn Care to Raeford Rd), Sycamore Dairy Rd (from Thorngate Dr to 3833 Sycamore Dairy Rd), NC 24 (from Racepath St to Dunn Rd), Santa Fe Drive (Yadkin Rd to AAE bridge, Morganton Rd (Skibo Rd to Glensford Dr), Yadkin Rd (from Skibo Rd to Fort Bragg), Bragg Blvd (The Villagio to NC 295), NC 59 (from City Limits to Sumac Cir), Robeson St (Fairway Drive to Humphrey Lane).
Tagged Passions:streets, education, military, Pedestrian, and construction

Below is a list of currently planned projects by NCDOT from the 2018-2027 Statewide Transportation Im- provement Plan (STIP). Current trail projects

in development by the City s Parks and Recreation Department are Cape Fear River Trail (Seg C), Filter Plant Dr to Rowan St Bridge, and Fayetteville-Big Cross Creek Green- way.
Tagged Passions:development, plant, trails, watershed, transportation, recreation, parks, and Development

Fayetteville Outer Loop I-2519CB All American Freeway to Cliffdale Road, U-2519CA Cliffdale Road to US 401, U-2519BA/U-2519BB US 401 to Raeford Rd,

U-2519AA/U-2519AB Camden Rd to I-95. Other Areas U-4403 US 401 (Ramsey St) Martin Luther King Jr Freeway to I-295 Widen to Multi-Lanes U-4405 US 401 (Raeford Rd) Hampton Oaks Dr to Fairway Dr Access Management Improvements U-5930 NC 24 (N Bragg Blvd) Manchester Rd Construct Interchange U-6001 NC 59 (South Main St) Shipman Rd to Parkton Rd Widen to Three Lanes U-4444 NC 210 (Murchison Rd) Fayetteville Outer Loop to NC 24 Widen to Six Lanes U-2810 Camden Rd NC59 to Owen Dr Widen to Multi-Lanes U-3422 Camden Rd Fayetteville Outer Loop to NC 59 Widen to Multi-Lanes
Tagged Passions:streets

Johnson St Bragg Blvd - Worn paths are evident that people are walking in the area.

18 Walking fayetteville

Fayetteville Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan

Tagged Passions:Pedestrian

U-4709 Rockfish Rd Golfview Rd to NC 59 Widen to Multi Lanes U-6072 Rockfish Rd Strickland Bridge Rd to Golfview Rd Widen to Multi-Lanes U-2809

Legion Rd Owen Dr to Cameron Rd Widen to Multi-Lanes U-4404 Cliffdale Rd McPhearson Church Rd to Morganton Rd Widen to Multi-Lanes U-3424 Bunce Rd Raeford Rd to Cliffdale Rd Widen to Multi-Lanes U-5101 Shaw Rd US 401 to NC 210 Widen Roadway/Construct Part on New Location U-4422 Glensford Rd US 401 to Cliffdale Rd Widen to Four Lane Divided/Construct Part on New Location U-5605 Odell Rd Ft Bragg Boundary to NC 24 Widen to Multi-Lanes U-6073 Fisher Rd Strickland Rd to Bingham Drive Widen to Multi-Lanes
Tagged Passions:church

Ft Bragg heavily influences the City s demographics. Over 39,000 considered the military installation home in 2010. These residents travel, shop, and

play throughout the City of Fayetteville, and many do not have a vehicle during their tenure. Alternative modes of travel are important to those that do not have access to a car, and the roadways around Ft Bragg are not accommodating to walkers or bikers. Reilly Rd, All Amer- ican Fwy, Bragg Blvd, and Murchison Rd are a few corridors that are frequented to get on and off Post. These roads are heavily traveled, consist of 5-8 travel lanes, and lack pedestrian facilities. This pattern is repeated across much of the city.
Tagged Passions:streets, military, corridor, Pedestrian, and travel

The Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST) operates public transportation in Fayetteville. FAST operates 19 routes, including a route to Ft

Bragg, and is responsible for close to 600 bus stops. Many people rely on the bus as a primary source of transportation. Bus riders should feel comfortable approaching and waiting at a bus stop. Many stops in Fayetteville include shelters and seats but many are just a sign. Many stops are located along busy roads with no available sidewalk to wait on. Bus riders should feel comfortable ap- proaching and waiting at a bus stop. Sidewalks, lighting and shade are a few things that provide comfort for transit users and contributes to an increase in ridership as well.
Tagged Passions:streets, Public Transit, Pedestrian, and transportation

Fayetteville is home to over 43 elementary, mid- dle and high schools. Many of the schools are lo- cated on large, multi-lane, pedestrian-unfriendly

roads. Sidewalks are lacking in many areas including the vicinity of 71st High School. Worn paths are ev- i- dent along 71st School Road from the school to the large neighborhoods to the north. This area, along with many others, would benefit from improved walking conditions for children, parents, and teachers.
Tagged Passions:streets, pets, education, vocational education, Pedestrian, neighborhood, and parents

Bonanza Dr in front of Ponderosa Elementary School.

Tagged Passions:education

Transit Rider on Murchison Rd

FAST Bus Stop - Rosehill Rd

Tagged Passions:Public Transit

Worn path 71st School Rd at 71st High School

Tagged Passions:education

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Continuing eduction students make up a large portion of the walkers in Fayetteville. Methodist College, Fayetteville State University, and

Fayetteville Technical College are located in the city and have a com- bined enrollment of more than 21,000 students. College students are known for lacking easy access to a car and walking long distances to school and between classes. Walking can be challenging, especially when the trip is delayed due to high traffic volumes and lack of crossing facilities. These delays can impact timely arrivals to classes and meetings, but also foster a mentality that favors taking greater risks. School materials including electronic devices and books are a necessity, but can also be very heavy. Delays and longer trips can impact a student s health and well-being carrying the extra weight. It is important to under- stand the route demand around schools and properly plan for those areas to reduce the stress on students.
Tagged Passions:university, education, risk, health, students, materials, traffic, and enrollment

Railroad crossing near FSU.

Ramsey St in front of Methodist University

Tagged Passions:university

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