Public Comment Opportunities
The public is invited to comment on the following open topic(s):
Notice of public hearing and public comment opportunity:
On August 6 the Metropolitan Policy Committee (MPC) will hold a public hearing regarding a proposed update to the MPO's Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) amendment approval processes. The update would allow MPO staff approval authority for certain types of MTIP amendments currently requiring approval of the Transportation Planning Committee (TPC) at their monthly meetings. Public is invited to provide comments via the hearing or to submit comments to the MPO through August 29, 2020. The meeting agenda may be found here. Click here for more information about the proposed update.
Comments on the following proposed amendments to the Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) will be accepted through August 3, 2020:
21396 - Springfield
Safe Routes to School Crossing Improvements
Description: Design and construction of crossing improvements at Jasper Road at Dondea St.
Funding: $125,000.56 (STBG)
Amendment: Convert funding to state funds
21378 – Eugene
8th Avenue streetscape and bikeway
Description: Reconstruct roadway, move curbs, widen sidewalks, install protected bike lanes relocate street tree zone, convert 8th Ave to two-way street
Funding: $2,482,765.31 (CMAQ, STBG, Local)
Amendment: Slip Right of Way phase from 2020 to 2021
Metropolitan Policy Committee
Lane Council of Governments
Eugene, OR 97401
Contact MPO Program Manager at Lane Council of Governments Paul Thompson at 541-682-4283, or via email.