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MAUDE AVENUE PILOT STRIPING

The City of Sunnyvale Public Works Department recently completed a pilot project which installed street signs and striping along Maude Avenue, between North Mathilda Avenue and Borregas Avenue to decrease vehicle queuing, improve transportation operations, and provide dedicated bicycle lanes. Onstreet parking is no longer allowed between North Mathilda Avenue and Borregas Avenue. City staff will observe the pilot project over the next several months for consideration of permanent improvements.
 
  

Please contact Shahid Abbas with the City of Sunnyvale Public Works Department at 408-730-7415, if you have any questions.

MAUDE AVENUE BIKEWAY AND STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS

Project Description
On May 17, 2016, City Council approved the design layout "Alternative 1" (see RTC 16-0357 link below) to install dedicated bicycle lanes along Maude Avenue, from Borregas Avenue to Fair Oaks Avenue and the pilot striping from North Mathilda Avenue to Borregas Avenue. Pedestrian improvements at the Sunnyvale Avenue and Maude Avenue intersection were also approved as part of the project. The following reports and plans can be viewed on the City of Sunnyvale's website as part of the Report to Council 16-0357 (see link below)

  • Report to Council about the project RTC 16-0357
  • Alternative 1 Cross Section (Attachment 2)
  • Alternative 1 Layout (Attachment 3)
  • Alternative 5 Pilot Striping (see report Discussion section)
  • Alternative 6 Pedestrian Improvements (see report Discussion section)
  • Staff presentation of project to City Council (Attachment 16)

Aerial map of Draft Maude Avenue Improvements

Project Status and Timeline
  • Pilot striping construction (Completed): North Mathilda Avenue to Borregas Avenue.
  • Design (ongoing): Design of the main project (Maude Avenue Bikeways and Streetscapes) is in progress. The project will install dedicated bike lanes and remove parking along Maude Avenue, from Borregas Avenue to Fair Oaks Avenue. Other improvements include new curb ramps, sidewalk repairs, upgraded pedestrian crosswalks and installation of lighted crosswalks, where warranted, and signal modifications to the Sunnyvale and Maude Avenue intersection to enhance pedestrian and school access. The design is scheduled for completion in late spring 2017 with construction starting summer/fall of 2017.

WASHINGTON COMMUNITY SWIM CENTER PROJECT

The Washington Community Swim Center Project will replace the existing pool with an aquatics facility with a focus on recreational swimming, lessons, water play and therapeutic uses. The target construction budget for the project is approximately $5.5M.  There are other pool facilities in Sunnyvale that meet the communities needs for lap and competitive swimming, but there is no aquatics facility available with a focus on recreation. A community input meeting was held on December 15, 2016 to give attendees an opportunity to comment on desired features for swim center improvements. A second community input meeting was held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 to give attendees the opportunity to comment on three conceptual plans that were created based on input received at the first public meeting. A Recommended Concept plan will be created based on a combination of community feedback from the second meeting and input from the City staff that will be operating and maintaining the facility. The Recommended Concept will be used to advise the Parks and Recreation Commission who will make recommendations to the City Council.

For more information, contact Public Works, Engineering Division, at
408-730-7605 or email Public Works, Engineering Division.

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