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

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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…