Summary of N Pennsylvania Avenue and NW 68th Street Traffic Signal

Kansas City, MO

Contact Information

Organization: Kansas City, MO
Contact person: Monica Kearney
Title: Traffic Engineer
Phone: 816-513-9886
Organization address: 5310 Municipal Avenue
  Kansas City, MO    64120

General Information

G8.1 Project title: N Pennsylvania Avenue and NW 68th Street Traffic Signal
G8.2 Project description: The installation of a traffic signal at this intersection is expected to increase safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists. It will also mitigate congestion due to anticipated development.
G8.3 Project contact: Monica Kearney
G1. Project Type: Road & Bridge - Traffic Flow
G2. Funding Stream: CMAQ
G3. TIP Number:
G4. State: Missouri
G5. Project county: 1. Clay
G6. Project municipality: 1. Kansas City, MO
G7. Multiple agencies / jurisdictions? Yes
Kansas City, MO will match 20%.
G8.4 Purpose and need: This project is intended to reduce the rate of collisions at the intersection of N Pennsylvania Avenue and NW 68th Street, as well as at nearby intersections and driveways. 36 collisions were reported at this intersection between 2013 and 2017. Under the current configuration, the rate of collisions is anticipated to increase in response to new developments. This would also for safer crossing for non-motorists and transit riders in the area.
G9. Origin and ending
  Length (Miles):

G10. Functional Classification: Minor Arterial
G11. In Transportation Outlook 2040? No   Decade:   --Select--
G12. Muli-Agency Plan? No
G13. Included in a CIP? No
G14. Planning stage: Preliminary Plan
G15. Reviewed by state DOT? No
G16. Right-of-Way acquisition: All acquired or none needed
G17. ROW by local public agency process manual? No
G18. Other unique local goals and objectives? No
G19. Transportation Disadvantaged Population: Further traffic control at this intersection would allow for safer movement of transit riders and local residents of multi-family properties. It would allow for safer access to the convenience stores, laundromat, bank, and hospital at or near this intersection.
G20. Relevant Public Engagement:
G21. Planned Public Engagement:
G22. Sustainable Places Criteria: ----Active Transportation/Living----------- ---------------- ---------------- ---------------- ---------------- Transit-Ready Corridors-----
G22.1. Describe CSP relationship: The installation of a traffic signal at this location will allow for better integration of pedestrian, transit, and personal vehicular traffic.
G23. Implements Sustainable Places Initiatives? No
G24. Serves Regional Activity Center? No
G25. Environmental justice tracts? No
G26. Reduces greenhouse gas emissions? Yes
This project is expected to reduce peak-hour, left-turn idle times.
G27. Natural Resource information: This project will have no impact on local natural resources.
G28. Community Links at Watershaed Scale:
G29. Explain local land use or comprehensive plans:
G30.1 Complies with MARC’s CSP? Yes
G30.2 Exception to the MARC CSP? No This project will increase safety for a location that is an intersecting point for personal vehicles, transit, and pedestrians.
Traveler Type (All Ages & Abilities)
Mobility Aids:       
Transit Riders:       
Green Streets:       

Project Financial Information

CMAQ Federal amount 280  (Thousands of $)
CMAQ Match amount: 70  (Thousands of $)
CMAQ Year requested: 2021
Source of Local Match: KCMO Traffic Signal Contingency
Explain: Each year, KCMO budget allocates a certain amount of traffic signal contingency to cover the local match of the federal grant program.
Scope Change: This project cannot be phased.
Cost Breakdown:
Highway:   %
Transit:   %
Bike:   %
Pedestrian:   %
Other: 100  %

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