Public Comment Opportunities

The public is invited to comment on the following open topic(s):


The following amendments to the Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) are proposed. Public comments will be accepted until February 26, 2021:

20990 – LTD
Diamond Express Vehicle Replacement (LTD)
Description: Service connects Oakridge and Westfir communities to the Eugene/Springfield metro area, and Amtrak. Current vehicle has failed and back-up vehicle is nearing its useful life.
Funding: $330,000 (5309, 5339, CMAQ-Oakridge, local)
Amendment: Increase Oakridge CMAQ amount from $130,000 (federal + match) to $141,580 (federal + match) to agree with the IGA. Existing local overmatch will now be utilized for federal match. Total project estimate will remain $330,000.

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The following amendments to the Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) are proposed. Public comments will be accepted until March 11, 2021:

21447 - Springfield
City of Springfield signal enhancements (local roads)
Description: Install signal enhancements to various traffic signals to increase traffic flow.
Funding: $2,033,100 (HSIP)

Amendment: Cancel 2021 Right of Way (RW) phase, move full amount ($10,000) from RW phase to 2020 Preliminary Engineering (PE) phase.
Note: Locations that required the RW phase were eliminated from the contract. Additional funds for PE phase are needed for additional design work that was requested by the City of Springfield.

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For all of the public comment opportunities you may comment by mailing, emailing, or in person at a public hearing (if applicable).

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Mail


Metropolitan Policy Committee
Lane Council of Governments
859 Willamette
Suite 500
Eugene, OR 97401


Comment through

Email


mpo@lcog.org


Questions


Contact MPO Program Manager at Lane Council of Governments Paul Thompson at 541-682-4283, or via email.