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File #: 61-2021    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Afternoon Public Hearings Status: Passed
File created: 2/2/2021 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 5/4/2021 Final action: 5/4/2021
Title: Bicycle Plan and Vehicle Miles Traveled Thresholds of Significance General Plan Amendment
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Resolution, 2. EX A - City of Napa Bicycle Plan, 3. EX B - Vehicle Miles Traveled Thresholds of Significance, 4. EX C - General Plan Amendment (Transportation Element), 5. ATCH 2 - Redline of the General Plan Amendment
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Julie Lucido, Public Works Director

Prepared By: Lorien Clark, Transportation Planner

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Bicycle Plan and Vehicle Miles Traveled Thresholds of Significance General Plan Amendment

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommendation

Adopt a resolution (1) approving the City of Napa Bicycle Plan; (2) adopting the Vehicle Miles Traveled thresholds of significance under CEQA; (3) approving an amendment to the Transportation Element of the General Plan; and (4) for the City of Napa Bicycle Plan, determining that the actions authorized by this resolution were adequately analyzed by a previous CEQA action.

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DISCUSSION:
City of Napa Bicycle Plan

The current City of Napa Bicycle Plan was adopted by City Council and incorporated into the City's General Plan in 2012. The City of Napa Bicycle Plan was developed as a subset of the Napa Countywide Bicycle Plan prepared by Napa Valley Transportation Authority (NVTA). In 2017, NVTA began the process of updating the Napa Countywide Bicycle Plan, which included updates to the City of Napa Bicycle Plan.

The Napa Countywide Bicycle Plan is a long-range planning document intended to guide development of bicycle infrastructure, programs and policies that improve the bicycling environment for all residents and visitors in Napa Valley. The City of Napa Bicycle Plan functions as both a component of the comprehensive Napa Countywide Bicycle Plan, and as a stand-alone document with a specific City of Napa focus. The Napa Countywide Bicycle Plan was updated to align with current best practices in bicycle facility design and the State's Active Transportation Program requirements. The update process spanned two years and included extensive public outreach. NVTA solicited input on the Napa Countywide Bicycle Plan from community members, stakeholder groups and jurisdiction staff. Eleven in-person community outreach events were held, in addition to online outreach efforts, a...

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