5/11/2020 Boulder LCC

  • Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting (virtual)
  • Introductions – 42 in attendance
  • Meet every month 2:00pm-4:00pm
    • Even months – Longmont
    • Odd months – Boulder
  • Mission – Overcome transportation gaps in the community
    • Multi-modal education
  • RTD Update
  • ZTrips Update
    • As of March – drivers are cleaning vehicles between each trip
    • As of April – Requirement for drivers to wear masks, stopped ride sharing, fogging vehicles with sanitizers weekly, drop in ridership
    • As of May – Small increase in ridership, it is taking longer to get passengers because of detailed cleanings between each ride
    • YES! They will take patients suspected of having COVID-19
      • Need to treat everyone as if they have COVID-19
    • One vehicle has been transformed with plastic barriers to drive patients with COVID-19
      • Disinfected before AND after those trips
      • Additional cost for time cleaning, etc.
    • Policy requires a passenger on board for non-medical trips
  • Colorado Community Health Alliance
    • Working on transporting homeless individuals to and from medical appointments to test for COVID-19
    • Independent providers accepting these types of services
    • Boulder County Recovery Center
      • Transporting 1 person at a time w/ cleanings in between
  • Via
    • Providing grocery and prescription delivery
      • 24 hour notice is helpful but they can do same day service
    • Saturday – Delivering from farmers markets
      • Doing about 115 trips on these Saturdays
    • Small increase in ridership – mainly medical
  • Mountain Transportation Listening Sessions
    • Working on the volunteer driver program
    • Launching next year
  • Mobility for All
    • Conducting a program evaluation
    • Looking on the needs of the community
  • Virtual Technology Workshops
    • Working out the kinks due to COVID-19 preventing in-person trainings
    • Rescheduling in-person workshops for fall (potentially)
  • Housing & Human Services of Boulder County
    • Emergency Operation Center in Boulder County
    • Focusing on area coordination across entire county
    • Monitoring
      • Vulnerable populations
      • Hospitals
    • Coordinating PPE delivery
    • County resource page
    • Getting funding
  • DRCOG Coordinated Transportation Plan
    • Take questionnaire here
  • City of Lousiville Transportation Master Plan
    • This is the city’s first plan (started 2018)
    • Plan adopted Oct 2019
    • What’s going on now?
      • 8 goals
        • Focused on safety and efficiency
        • Priority for all ages and abilities
    • Plan Overview
      • Prioritized key corridors
      • Bike network that builds on trail system
      • Prioritize areas for pedestrian improvements
      • Crossings that improve safety and access
      • Enhance local and regional transit options
  • NEXT MEETING
    • Monday 6/8/2020
    • Location: virtual (Microsoft Teams)
    • Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm