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The Transportation/Land-Use Connections (TLC) Program supports planning for vibrant and accessible communities. The TPB created the TLC program in 2006 to assist local jurisdictions in identifying ways to help make the region’s transportation system and the built environment support one another more effectively. The TLC program has provided technical assistance for more than 100 projects…

A brief recap of the Feb. 21 TPB meeting

At its February 21 meeting, the TPB reviewed the process for setting performance targets for the region’s transportation system. It also received a briefing on the update to the cooperative forecast and the TPB’s budget and workplan for next year. MORE: Here’s how we use growth forecasts for transportation planning TPB actions at the February…

Recap: Here’s what happened at the Jan. 17 TPB meeting

The January TPB meeting introduced Charles Allen as chair. He led an action-packed meeting as the TPB approved the project submissions for the air quality analysis for the constrained element of Visualize 2045, approved grants to fund transportation services for people with disabilities, approved new highway safety targets for the region, and endorsed two bike…

New this year, highway safety targets for the region

As part of new federal requirements for Performance Based Planning and Programming, Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) like the TPB must collect and report data about highway safety for the region. New for MPOs This is new for the TPB. Although states have collected highway safety data before, the new federal rules create common definitions for…

The Long-Range Plan Task Force recommends 5 ideas

At the final meeting of the TPB’s Long Range Plan Task Force, the group recommended that five of 10 transportation initiatives, analyzed for their ability to improve the performance of the region’s transportation system, be sent to the TPB for endorsement on December 20. The task force worked hard to come to consensus around these…

Many great ideas could help us overcome our transportation challenges

At the November 15 TPB meeting the board received an hour long briefing to go over the results from an analysis of 10 transportation improvement initiatives it had selected for study earlier in July. In July, the TPB approved the 10 task force recommended initiatives to be analyzed to assess how well each initiative could…

A brief recap of the Nov. TPB meeting

At its November 15 meeting, the TPB received a long briefing on the results of a study of the initiatives recommended by its Long-Range Plan Task Force. The board also approved the region’s designated Critical Urban Freight Corridors. MORE: Get the full presentation of the Long-Range Plan Task Force study TPB actions at the November…

Here’s what’s next for the TPB’s Long-Range Plan Task Force

At its October 18 meeting, the Long-Range Plan Task Force discussed the process it will use to select initiatives from the ten being studied to recommend for the TPB’s endorsement. As a reminder, the task force created a long list of projects, programs, and policies, then narrowed it down to 10 to recommend to the…