Tell Us What You Think About Local Transportation

Posted: Thursday - January 22, 2015

The Transportation System Plan Update and Transit Development Plan are now underway.  Check out the press release distributed January 16th.

CORVALLIS – If you have thoughts about getting around in Corvallis, now’s the perfect time to voice your opinion. The City is beginning a project to update the Transportation System Plan (TSP), a long‐range document that guides the expansion and maintenance of our transportation network for all modes of travel over the next 20 years. In conjunction, the City will develop a Transit Development Plan (TDP), which will inform investment in the Corvallis public transportation system.

“We're very excited about this opportunity to work with our residents and businesses to plan the future of bicycle, pedestrian, vehicle, freight, and transit systems in Corvallis. I invite everyone to join us at the project meetings and help us plan for a safe, functional transportation system,” said Robyn Bassett, Public Works Project Manager. The project will include extensive public outreach and technical work to plan for Corvallis’ needs over the next 20 years. Final recommendations on the TSP will go to the City Council for adoption and implementation in late 2017.

There are lots of ways you can get involved in the process:

  • Visit the project website (www.CorvallisTSP.org) to comment on transportation issues 24/7, participate in online open houses, and join the email list. You can also find information about upcoming events, planning efforts and documents, and related topics.
  • Join us at an open house or topic-specific work groups. Look for upcoming meetings to be scheduled this year.
  • Invite the project team to present to your community or business group.
  • Attend a project Steering Committee Meeting and provide public comment.
  • Follow the project on Twitter @CorvallisTSP or Facebook www.facebook.com/tspcorvallis.

Upcoming Meetings

A project Steering Committee was appointed by the City Council to provide a community perspective to the process of developing the TSP update and the TDP. The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis OR 97339. Meetings will be open to the public and include a public comment period.

The project team will provide a briefing to the City Council on Monday, February 2, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.

Meeting locations are ADA-accessible. Information is available in alternative formats upon request. Accommodations will be provided to persons with disabilities. To request an accommodation to participate in meetings, please call Robyn Bassett at (541) 754-1780 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.