TLC PeerX: How local planners are filling gaps in the region’s bike network

Planners from across the region will soon gather to share innovative bicycle and pedestrian planning ideas and experiences learned through technical assistance projects funded by the TPB’s Transportation/Land Use Connections (TLC) program. The TLC program was created by the TPB in 2006 to help local jurisdictions integrate transportation and land-use planning. It also incorporates federal…

A final vote on the 2016 CLRP Amendment is coming up at the Nov. 16 TPB meeting

The Transportation Planning Board is scheduled to meet at noon on Wednesday, November 16. The main action at the meeting will be a final series of votes to amend the region’s Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan (CLRP) and approve a two-year update of the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)—both of which are core TPB responsibilities under federal…

ICYMI: Oct. 19 TPB Meeting

At its October 19 meeting, the TPB received a series of briefings on the 2016 amendment to the region’s Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan (CLRP) as well as the six-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The briefings focused on the new projects slated for inclusion in the CLRP, the results of the federally required Air Quality Conformity…

The 2016 CLRP Amendment will take center stage at the Oct. 19 TPB meeting

The Transportation Planning Board is scheduled to meet at noon on Wednesday, October 19. The main event at the meeting will be a series of briefings on this year’s amendment to the region’s Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan (CLRP) as well as the latest update to the six-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TPB will release drafts…

Finding a carpool just got a lot easier—and faster

CarpoolNow is a new free app that matches drivers and riders through their smartphones in the way that ride-hailing companies find you a driver. Commuter Connections, a TPB program focused on promoting travel modes other than driving alone, developed the app as another way for commuters to connect with others going in the same direction…

ICYMI: Sept. 21 TPB Meeting

The TPB took no formal actions at its September 21 meeting. However, it did receive informational briefings on a number of items, including the launch of a new ridematching app from Commuter Connections, new data on regional commuting trends, and local preparations for upcoming SafeTrack maintenance work on Metro. Launch of new CarpoolNow ridematching app Commuter…