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File #: 22-5537    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report Status: Passed
File created: 9/6/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request for approval of a Study Report prepared by Gradient and SV Traffic for Vision Zero Action Plan and Addendum, UPIN 21035MF1PX01, Countywide.
Attachments: 1. Harris County Vision Zero Action Plan Report Final 09.12.2022.pdf, 2. HC Vision Zero Addendum v2.1_Final Rev_090222.pdf
Department: County Engineer
Department Head/Elected Official: Milton Rahman, PhD, P.E., PMP, CFM, County Engineer

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Report

Project ID (if applicable): 21035MF1PX01
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Gradient and SV Traffic

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of a Study Report prepared by Gradient and SV Traffic for Vision Zero Action Plan and Addendum, UPIN 21035MF1PX01, Countywide.
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Background and Discussion:
The Harris County Vision Zero Action Plan and Addendum (Action Plan) is the culmination of a two-year planning effort to create goals and strategies which will help eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries in unincorporated Harris County by 2030. In October 2019, Commissioners Court approved the creation of a Vision Zero Working Group to support the County in creating a strategy to eliminate traffic fatalities and injuries. In July 2020, commissioners court approved a resolution brought by Precinct one on the official public launch of the Harris County Vision Zero Initiative by the Harris County Engineering Department (HCED). HCED has worked with consultants to complete the Action Plan comprising of projects and strategies to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries and ensure safe, healthy, and equitable mobility for all residents.

Expected Impact:
The Vision Zero Action Plan contains corridor projects and strategies related to roadway safety improvements which will help eliminate deaths and serious injuries from traffic crashes by 2030. The proposed corridor projects are in on and near the top twenty percent of roadway segments with the highest number of fatalities and injuries for pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers. The implementation of the proposed projects...

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