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Meeting Name: Traffic Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/7/2023 2:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: 3rd Floor Conference Room, Merced Civic Center, 678 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340
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23-989 1D1. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Traffic Committee Meeting Minutes of September 12, 2023 ACTION: Approving and filing the Traffic Committee Minutes of September 12, 2023   Not available Not available
23-976 1E1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Committee Member Reports   Not available Not available
23-971 1F7. Business ItemSUBJECT: REQUEST #23-24 Requesting A Clear Crosswalk Or A Flashing Pedestrian Crosswalk To Alert Drivers Of Crossing Pedestrians On N Street And 16th Street. REPORT IN BRIEF Citizen states pedestrian’s cross 16th street without a clear crosswalk or a flashing crosswalk. Adding a form of protection will aid in pedestrian safety at this area.   Not available Not available
23-914 1F1. Business ItemSUBJECT: REQUEST #23-18 Requesting Stop Signs At San Jose Ave And W. Donna Drive, As Well As De Anza Avenue And W. Donna Drive. Citizen Is Also Requesting The Continuance Of The Double Yellow Line From R Street And Donna Drive To At Least M Street. REPORT IN BRIEF Citizen states that a curve in the road, along with the busyness of the street, makes this uncontrolled intersection (at San Jose Ave. and West Donna Dr.) prone to near misses. When school lets out, the intersection at Donna and De Anza is inundated with drivers trying to circumvent cars waiting to turn on M St. Along with the hazard that the uncontrolled intersection creates, students trying to cross are also at risk. Lastly, citizen is hoping the addition of a double line from Donna to M Street will remind drivers not to pass and create hazards for the neighbors, pedestrians, and children.   Not available Not available
23-930 1F2. Business ItemSUBJECT: Request #23-19 School Zone Signage And/Or Lit Up Crosswalk On 21st And Cherry Ave. REPORT IN BRIEF Citizen states that the intersection at Charles Wright School, on 21st and Cherry Ave. has become dangerous due to the influx of vehicles not stopping for the cross guard and pedestrians. Citizen is requesting a school zone sign and/or lit up crosswalk to prevent any danger to the crossing guard and students.   Not available Not available
23-965 1F3. Business ItemSUBJECT: REQUEST #23-20 Requesting A School Zone Sign, A Reduce In Speed, And A Two-Way Stop Or A Lit-Up Crossing At Charles Wright School At The 21st And Cherry Intersection. REPORT IN BRIEF Citizen states cars are going faster than 35 mph and do not stop for the crossing guard and students. She is requesting a school zone sign and a reduce in speed. She is also requesting a two-way stop or a lit-up crossing to prevent any danger to pedestrians.   Not available Not available
23-968 1F4. Business ItemSUBJECT: REQUEST #23-21 Requesting A Speed Bump From HWY 59 To Stonybrook Avenue. REPORT IN BRIEF Citizen states that there are speeders on the daily that put children and pedestrians in at risk. Citizen requests speedbumps to prevent future accidents.   Not available Not available
23-969 1F5. Business ItemSUBJECT: REQUEST #23-22 Requesting A Stop Sign At The Intersection Of Wildcat Drive And St Tropaz Avenue To Prevent Accidents From Occurring. REPORT IN BRIEF Citizen states cars speed past the intersection from both directions since there is no stop sign. This intersection creates many near misses on a daily basis.   Not available Not available
23-970 1F6. Business ItemSUBJECT: REQUEST #23-23 Requesting A Speed Bump At The Intersection Of El Portal Drive & Joerg Avenue To Stop Cars From Speeding Through The Stop Sign. REPORT IN BRIEF Citizen states drivers are notoriously running through stop signs by either slowing down without a full stop or darting through the intersection. Very few come to a complete stop. This area becomes dangerous for people exiting the walking path located right at said intersection.   Not available Not available
23-972 1F8. Business ItemSUBJECT: REQUEST #23-25 Requesting A Designated Handicap Spot In Front Of 1368 Baxter Ct. For Both The Disabled Husband And Wife. REPORT IN BRIEF Citizen states there are more cars parking on Baxter Ct. and specifically in front of his house. Both him and his wife are disabled and if parking is not available, he must resort to his driveway. The slope of said driveway makes it difficult for him to get in and out of his vehicle.   Not available Not available
23-981 1F9. Business ItemSUBJECT: REQUEST #23-26 RV Parking Ordinance Guidance. REPORT IN BRIEF Council is requesting guidance on creating a RV Parking City Ordinance as already established by the City of Los Banos, Bellflower, Gardena, Rancho Palos Verdes, and Woodland.   Not available Not available
23-973 1F10. Business ItemSUBJECT: REQUEST #23-27 Request For A No Parking Zone On The West Side Of West Avenue From Eagle Street To Riggs Avenue. REPORT IN BRIEF Council is requesting a no parking zone on the West side of West Ave from Eagle Street to Riggs Ave due to an inundation of semi-truck parking.   Not available Not available
23-974 1F11. Business ItemSUBJECT: REQUEST #23-28 Requesting Bike Lane And Pedestrian Walkway Improvements On G Street Between Cardella Road And Community College Drive. REPORT IN BRIEF Citizen states that more people travel this area daily after the completion of housing in this location. Without the pedestrian walkway and a bike lane, citizens will be in harms way.   Not available Not available
23-975 1F12. Business ItemSUBJECT: REQUEST #23-29 Requesting A Striped Island West Of Mercy's Intersection With Mansonette Drive And Restriping Near The Hospital. REPORT IN BRIEF Citizen is requesting a striped island west of Mercy's intersection with Mansonette Drive to help clarify proper lane alignment, as well as the consideration for new striping from the hospitals southern entrance to the easterly limit of the school.   Not available Not available