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File #: 19-5371   
Type: Capital Improvements
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 9/12/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving an Advanced Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), accepting grant reimbursement in the estimated amount of $1,452,000.00 from TxDOT for construction-related expenses and authorizing payment in the amount not to exceed $18,249.00 to TxDOT for administrative oversight of federal funds for the Citywide Intelligent Transportation Systems Enhancements Project, funded out of the Advanced Transportation District Fund as authorized in the Adopted FY 2019-2024 Capital Improvements Program and federal funds. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Interim Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]
Attachments: 1. Project Maps, 2. TxDOT Advanced Funding Agreement, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Staff Presentation
DEPARTMENT: Transportation & Capital Improvements


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Razi Hosseini, P.E., R.P.L.S.


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Advanced Funding Agreement: Citywide Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Enhancements Project


SUMMARY:

An ordinance authorizing the execution of an Advanced Funding Agreement between the City of San Antonio and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), accepting grant reimbursement in the estimated amount of $1,452,000.00 from TxDOT for construction-related expenses and authorizing payment in the amount not to exceed $381,249.00 to TxDOT, of which $18,249.00 is included for TxDOT's administrative oversight of federal funds and the remaining $363,000.00 is the required 20% local match for the Citywide Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Enhancements Project. Funding in the amount of $381,249.00 is available and included in the Advanced Transportation District Fund authorized in the Adopted FY 2019-2024 Capital Improvements Program and federal funds, located citywide.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

TCI maintains approximately 1,400 signalized intersections. Advanced vehicle detection and traffic monitoring cameras are an essential component of modern traffic signal management. Since FY 2007, Transportation & Capital Improvements (TCI) has included a Traffic Signal Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Program as part of the Infrastructure Management Program (IMP).

The Citywide Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Enhancements Project will provide for the installation of 77 traffic monitoring cameras, the upgrade of 31 signalized intersections with advanced vehicle detection and the installation of travel time data collectors along four top corridors throughout San Antonio. The project will also provide for the purchase of portable dynamic message signs (DMS). The City will design, advertise, and oversee the construction of the improvements leveraging funding from TxDOT.

ITS improvements will a...

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