Pedestrian & Cyclist Safety (PACS) Fund

The PACS fund was approved by City Council to fund projects that makes the community more walkable and bikeable, including improvements proposed in the City’s Comprehensive Plan, the City’s comprehensive Bicycle Transportation Plan and the City’s Active Routes to School Comprehensive Plan.

Revenue for the PACS fund will be generated by a franchise fee ordinance that imposes a fee of $1.45/month on residential customers of Xcel Energy and $1.45/month on residential customers of CenterPoint Energy. There are higher franchise fees for commercial customers of both utilities. Those fees are $2.90/month, $9/month and $40/month, depending on the size of the customer.

The revenue in the PACS fund will be used exclusively for specific improvements to the City’s non-motorized transportation network. The non-motorized transportation network includes sidewalks, trails, and other bicyclist-related facilities. Other possible costs the PACS fund would pay for include maintenance of current sidewalks, signage, lighting, pedestrian crossing signals and street striping.
 

2016 Pedestrian, Sidewalk and Bike Facility Projects
 

  • Concord Avenue Sidewalk from Southview Lane to Lakeview Drive (Golf Terrace B Neighborhood Roadway Reconstruction)
  • Beard Avenue South Sidewalk from from West 60th Street to Service Road (Strachauer Park A Neigborhood Roadway Reconstruction)
  • Interlachen Boulevard Sidewalk from Summit Avenue to Mirror Lakes Drive (Phase 2)
  • Cornelia Drive Sidewalk from West 66th Street to West 70th Street
  • Vernon Avenue Sidewalk from Gleason Road to Blake Road
  • Xerxes Avenue South Sidewalk from West 56th Street to West 60th Street
  • Valley View/Valley Lane Intersection crossing for Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail
  • Edina Industrial Boulevard Sidewalk from Metro Boulevard to Normandale Boulevard
  • Tracy Avenue Sidewalk from Benton Avenue to TH-62
  • Valley Lane Sidewalk at Railroad Crossing
  • Crosswalk at West 77th Street & Parklawn Avenue

 

2017 Pedestrian, Sidewalk and Bike Facility Projects
 

  • Hansen Road Sidewalk from Darcy Lane to West 60th Street (Birchcrest A Neighborhood Roadway Reconstruction)
  • Maddox Lane Sidewalk from Hansen Road to Mildred Avenue (Birchcrest A Neighborhood Roadway Reconstruction)
  • Valley View Road Sidewalk from Mildred Avenue to Code Avenue (Birchcrest A Neighborhood Roadway Reconstruction)
  • Valley View Road Sidewalk from Tracy Avenue to Hansen Road (Countryside G Neighborhood Roadway Reconstruction)
  • Olinger Road Sidewalk from Vernon Avenue to Olinger Road (Countryside G Neighborhood Roadway Reconstruction)
  • Oaklawn Avenue Sidewalk from West 72nd Street to south of Gilford Road
  • West 58th Street Sidewalk from Wooddale Avenue to France Avenue
  • TH-169 Frontage Road from Braemar Boulevard to Valley View Road

 

 

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