BRPC’s Transportation Advisory Committee Process Discussed in NADO Report
In 2016, the National Association of Development Organizations’ Research Foundation released a report regarding regional rural transportation planning. Boonslick Regional Planning Commission’s Transportation Advisory Committee process is discussed in the report. You can see it on page 35! View the report here.
Thank you to the BRPC TAC members for the time they devote to this important planning process.
Draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan
The Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan, prepared annually, sets forth the specific construction projects MoDOT will undertake in the next 5 years. It covers highways and bridges, transit, aviation, rail, waterways, enhancements and other projects. You can review the Draft STIP for 2017-2021 by clicking on the link http://www.modot.org/plansandprojects/construction_program/STIP2017-2021/index.htm
Transportation Dollar$ Calculator
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission sent a link to the Transportation Dollar$ calculator. It shows how transportation funding works in our state, and how much each individual contributes to the operation of our highways and bridges.
MO Rides Working to Help Those with Transportation Challenges
MO Rides referral service works with transportation providers to coordinate affordable rides for people with transportation challenges. Visit the new website morides.org for information.
Boonslick Transportation Advisory Committee
The Boonslick Regional Planning Committee Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) works closely with the Missouri Department of Transportation to identify and prioritize needs within the region. The TAC includes 27 members, with 9 representatives from each county (Lincoln, Montgomery & Warren) appointed from the following backgrounds:
- Retail/commercial/residential development
- Economic development/chamber of commerce
- Emergency services
- Special needs population
- Private citizens.
The TAC meets quarterly, though it may meet more often if necessary. The meetings are open to the public. Transportation improvements identified by the TAC are presented to the BRPC membership for approval and forwarded to MoDOT for funding consideration.