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In January, Mayor Hales, Commissioner Novick and city staff kicked off the Our Streets transportation funding conversation with neighborhood, business and transportation leaders to consider what it would take to ensure that our transportation system remains safe and well maintained. Hales and Commissioner Novick are co-chairing a Transportation Needs and Funding Advisory Committee, which met for the first time Jan. 7, 2014.
To increase the public understanding of existing transportation needs and funding opportunities
To inform Portland’s City Council of the public’s highest priorities for funding unfunded maintenance, safety and other needs
To inform Portland’s City Council on the public’s views on revenue options
Formation of a Transportation Needs and Funding Advisory Committee comprised of neighborhood, business and transportation leaders
Utilization of public opinion research tools
A series of neighborhood and business meetings
Development of specific neighborhood based maps highlighting potential needs and potential improvements
A final presentation to City Council with a recommended strategy
If you have any questions regarding this effort, please contact Mark Lear (503-823-7604) or firstname.lastname@example.org or Jamie Waltz 503-823-7101 or email@example.com. If you'd like to join the conversation on Twitter, follow us @PBOTInfo and use the tag #ourstreetspdx.
City leaders want to know your transportation priorities.
In this presentation Adam Davis summarizes several years of public opinion research on transportation needs in the Portland area.
Community members serving on the Transportation Needs and Funding Advisory Committee
Our Streets document repository