ASHLAND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
April 18, 2019
CALL TO ORDER:
Borgerson called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m.
Commissioners Present: Bruce Borgerson, Joe Graf, Derrick Claypool-Barnes, Corinne Vièville
Commissioners Absent: None
Council Liaison Absent: Julie Akins
Staff Present: Scott Fleury, Taina Glick, Steve MacLennan
Approval of Minutes: March 21, 2019. Graf/Vièville motion/seconded. All ayes. Minutes approved as presented.
Vièville motioned to change future meeting time to 5:00 – 7:00. She explained difficulty in securing a ride home from meetings utilizing available transit. Commissioners discussed and offered to provide transportation after meetings to Vièville. Motion withdrawn by Vièville.
Bicycles & Pedestrian Countermeasure Investigation
Fleury introduced commissioners to a traffic accident map that can be filtered to isolate data. Commissioners discussed various locations to consider and will come to next meeting with 5 specific locations to investigate. Link to map was emailed to Commissioners.
Transportation Growth & Management Grant-Revitalize Downtown technical advisory group
Claypool-Barnes is interested in being appointed. No other commissioners are interested. Claypool-Barnes appointed. Fleury described the makeup of the group and expectations. Graf expressed concern about the proposed makeup of the TAC and felt that parties who utilize the area as customers should be included. Vièville stated her belief that the disabled community is under-represented throughout the City. Vièville expressed interest in being a citizen member of the TAC. Fleury will discuss Commissioner concerns with Paula Brown.
Traffic Calming Program
Fleury explained the process he would like Commissioners to consider when establishing an outline of the traffic calming program. Commission queried staff. Fleury sought recommendations for initial draft. Suggested scope:
After extensive debate among Commissioners, the consensus of the group is to expand the scope of the program and continue this discussion at the next meeting. Fleury will draft an overview and application process to discuss at the next meeting.
FOLLOW UP ITEMS
MacLennan briefly described the contents of the accident report. Fleury inquired about a right turn into a cyclist at Lithia Way and 1st St. MacLennan indicated that clarification from the responding officer was needed before commenting on that accident. MacLennan clarified regulations related to cyclists passing vehicles.
COMMISSION OPEN DISCUSSION
FUTURE AGENDA TOPICS
Election of Chair and Vice Chair (May)
Transportation System Plan update - scope development (June)
MUTCD 4-way stop sign training
ADJOURNMENT: 8:02 pm
Public Works Administrative Assistant