Summary of North Oak Traffic Signal Fiber Interconnect

Kansas City, MO

Contact Information

Organization: Kansas City, MO
Contact person: Chris Lockey
Title: Network Manager
Phone: 816-513-9888
Organization address: 5310 Municipal Ave
  Kansas City, MO    64151

General Information

G8.1 Project title: North Oak Traffic Signal Fiber Interconnect
G8.2 Project description: Construction of traffic signal fiber optics to interconnect traffic signals along North Oak Trafficway. Install equipment necessary for the Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS), including but not limited to fiber optic interconnect system, energy efficient 332L cabinets, 2070 LX controllers, PTZ camera system. Accessible Pedestrian Signals will be installed at select locations along the corridor. Detection equipment and protected-permissive phasing is proposed to be modified for improved efficiency in addition to reducing delay, traffic accidents and gas consumption.
G8.3 Project contact: Chris Lockey 816-513-9888 5310 Municipal Ave Kansas City MO 64120
G1. Project Type: Road & Bridge - ITS Capital Improvements
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? No
G8.4 Purpose and need: The purpose of this proposal would be to interconnect 11 traffic signals along a busy north-south corridor in Kansas City North which would allow for optimum timing coordination reducing motorists unneeded delay and reducing harmful emissions.
G9. Origin and ending
  Length (Miles):
North Oak Trafficway
NE 79th Ter
Shoal Creek Parkway
G10. Functional Classification: Minor Arterial
G11. In Transportation Outlook 2040? No   Decade:   --Select--
G12. Muli-Agency Plan? Yes
This project would also serve as the communications backbone of a future KCATA BRT project(Transportation Outlook 2040 Project ID #428) providing high speed data and video connections from the intersections to KCMO Traffic Operations Center and the KCATA headquarters.
G13. Included in a CIP? Yes
Local Matching funds needed for this project have been allocated from the KCMO Capital Improvements Plan.
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? Yes
G18. Other unique local goals and objectives? No
This project will support local goal to enhance the efficiency of the traffic signal operations along the corridor. The project will satisfy the Citys goal of installing accessible pedestrian signals at some of the traffic signals along the corridor as well as energy efficient power supplies for the traffic signal cabinets.
G19. Transportation Disadvantaged Population: By installing Accessible Pedestrian Signals along the corridor, persons who are blind, low-vision or older adults will have safe and reliable WALK and DONT WALK information from the traffic signals.
G20. Relevant Public Engagement:
G21. Planned Public Engagement:
G22. Sustainable Places Criteria: ---------------- Complete Street Design--------------- ---------------- ---------------- ---------------- ------
G22.1. Describe CSP relationship: Incorporate Accessible Pedestrian Signals into the signalized intersections, improving pedestrian access and safety. Coordinating the traffic signals along the entire corridor encouraging a safe speed limit for vehicles. Update the pedestrian timing for safer and more consistency along the corridor.
G23. Implements Sustainable Places Initiatives? No
G24. Serves Regional Activity Center? Yes
High-Intensity and More_Walkable Centers Project supports coordinated traffic signals and there by improves traffic flow along the corridor that provides access to and from the activity center. In addition, coordinated traffic signals can lower vehicle emissions thereby improving the environment and air quality.
G25. Environmental justice tracts? Yes
Project supports coordinated traffic signals and there by improves traffic flow along the corridor that provides access to and from the environmental justice tracts.
G26. Reduces greenhouse gas emissions? Yes
By having 11 Traffic Signals along this minor arterial interconnected, Traffic Engineers would be able to coordinate the signal timing of the corridor, reducing delays and the number of vehicle hours spent at unnecessary red lights, thus reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
G27. Natural Resource information:
G28. Community Links at Watershaed Scale:
G29. Explain local land use or comprehensive plans: This project will satisfy the Citys goal of improving traffic progression and safety. This project includes segments of roadway identified as a Thoroughfare in the Citys Major Street Plan which was adopted by ordinance 110249 on October 23, 2011.
G30.1 Complies with MARC’s CSP? Yes
G30.2 Exception to the MARC CSP? No This project supports upgrade of traffic signal power supplies to improve energy efficiency. Project will improve pedestrian walkability by providing accessible pedestrian signals and by updating pedestrian signal timing. Project will support bus rapid transit operations. Detection zones will be added for bike lanes where appropriate to improve bicycle mobility. Project reduces fuel consumption due to delay at traffic signals and thereby promotes efficiency of resources.
Traveler Type (All Ages & Abilities)
Mobility Aids:       
Transit Riders:       
Green Streets:       

Project Financial Information

CMAQ Federal amount 988  (Thousands of $)
CMAQ Match amount: 247  (Thousands of $)
CMAQ Year requested: 2021
Source of Local Match: City of Kansas City MO
Explain: Local match will come from KCMO Capital Improvements Funds.
Scope Change: This project could be phased and cut down in length. The existing fiber interface is at Barry & N Oak, so we could stop the interconnection of traffic signals at 152 HWY, thus reducing the cost by half.
Cost Breakdown:
Highway:   %
Transit: 10  %
Bike: 5  %
Pedestrian: 10  %
Other: 75  %

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