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File #: 16-0381    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/5/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/7/2016 Final action: 6/7/2016
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and El Dorado County Regarding the Installation and Maintenance of Bicycle and Pedestrian Monitoring Equipment for specified areas in the Tahoe Basin. FUNDING: South Lake Tahoe Recreation Facilities Joint Powers Authority Measure R/S Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 6-7-16, 2. B - TRPA MOU 6-7-16, 3. C - Vicinity Map 6-7-16, 4. Executed MOU 6-7-16
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Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and El Dorado County Regarding the Installation and Maintenance of Bicycle and Pedestrian Monitoring Equipment for specified areas in the Tahoe Basin.

FUNDING: South Lake Tahoe Recreation Facilities Joint Powers Authority Measure R/S Funds.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division (Transportation), recommending the Board consider approving and authorizing the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and El Dorado County Regarding the Installation and Maintenance of Bicycle and Pedestrian Monitoring Equipment.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Tahoe Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) conduct on-going monitoring of the usage of transportation facilities in the Tahoe Basin to improve policy decisions related to future investments in transportation infrastructure.

The intent of the subject Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to support the Tahoe Basin Bicycle and Pedestrian Monitoring Program conducted jointly by TRPA, Traffic Works LLC, and many other agencies throughout the Tahoe Basin. The primary objectives of the monitoring program are to accurately measure the status and trends of bicycle and pedestrian activity and document the need for continued investment in such facilities. In an effort to efficiently increase accuracy and knowledge of overall status and trends, TRPA has purchased permanent monitoring equipment that continually and automatically counts bicycles and pedestrians. TRPA proposes to give two of these monitors to El Dorado County to install and maintain on County bicycle and pedestrian facilities under the conditions laid out in this MOU.

In accordance with the terms in the proposed MOU, TRPA will purchase the monitoring e...

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