DRCOG’s Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) met virtually on Monday, August 24th. Following a public comment period, the committee took action on amendments to the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the FY20-FY21 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). There was discussion of project funding for January 2021-June 2022 Human Service Transportation (HST) Set Aside Program of the TIP and FTA Section 5310. The committee voted to move forward the projects recommended by the review panel. There was also discussion of projects recommended for funding through the Regional Transportation Operations and Technology (RTO&T) Set-Aside of the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The committee voted to move forward these project recommendations as well.

There were informational briefings on the 2050 small-area household and employment forecast for the 2050 Metro Vision Regional Transportation Plan (MVRTP) and the public engagement activities for the 2050 MVRTP. There were also updates from AMP re: regional technology priorities and from DRCOG staff about the county transportation forums conducted re: project solicitation for 2050 MVRTP. Additionally, an update about applications received for Safer Main Streets was provided by DRCOG and CDOT staff. Note the next meeting of the TAC will be October 5th. Visit DRCOG’s website for more information about the meeting.