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File #: 16-818    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/22/2017 Departments: PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 12/12/2017 Final action: 12/12/2017
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the establishment of a "No Parking During Specified Hours" zone, Monday through Friday, 7:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M and 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M, holidays excluded, on Menlo Oaks Drive from Coleman Avenue to Peninsula Way, in Menlo Oaks.
Attachments: 1. 20171212_r_NPZ Menlo Oaks_final, 2. 20171212_attA_NPZ Menlo Oaks, 3. 20171212_attB_NPZ Menlo Oaks
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: James C. Porter, Director of Public Works
Subject: Adoption of No Parking During Specified Hours, on Menlo Oaks Drive in Menlo Oaks

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the establishment of a "No Parking During Specified Hours" zone, Monday through Friday, 7:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M and 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M, holidays excluded, on Menlo Oaks Drive from Coleman Avenue to Peninsula Way, in Menlo Oaks.

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BACKGROUND:
Your Board has adopted similar resolutions designating parking restrictions.

Section 22507 et al. of the California Vehicle Code provides that local authorities may prohibit or restrict the stopping, parking or standing of vehicles by resolution or ordinance.

The Department of Public Works (Department) received a petition from concerned citizens residing on Menlo Oaks Drive for parking restrictions on their street in the Menlo Oaks Area to eliminate parking during specified times of the day to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety and mobility.

DISCUSSION:
In 2016, Menlo Atherton High School announced plans to construct new facilities at their high school and to increase the student population. Members of the community, concerned about the increase in traffic and safety for the students, petitioned the school district to create a Menlo Atherton Task Force to discuss ways to improve safety around the school. Members of the community, SamTrans, law enforcement agencies, public works agencies, the school, and the school district were represented on the Menlo Atherton Task Force (Task Force). The Task Force identified several areas of concern: bicycle and pedestrian safety, limited transit, limited on-site parking, and increased congestion.

As a result of these findings, the Department has been working with the community and law enforcement to install additional traffic striping, high visibility crosswalks, and improve a...

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