Transportation Workgroup Session #1          March 14, 2012      www.gro-wnc.org
AGENDA•   Introductions•   Purpose of Today’s Session•   Keypad Polling•   Presentation of Initial Findings•   Goals•   Ex...
Today’s Objectives• Come to understanding of  common goals• - Select Committee Chair• Select nominations to Steering  Comm...
Goals Discussion
Transportation Goals – From Plans• Multimodal transportation system• Enhanced Mobility• Safety and security• Regional conn...
Transportation Goals – From Plans
Reality Check # 1 - Proposed• One meeting in each county• Open House style• ‘Stations’ facilitated by Workgroup and  Proje...
Additional Discussion Points• How do we present this information to the  public during Reality Check?• Ideas for separate,...
Summer Work Session• Groups fully integrated• Goal-centric• Development of  scenarios & alternatives  to test in the model
Additional Discussion Points• How do we message these issues to the  public?• Ideas for separate complimentary projects• E...
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GroWNC Transportation Workgroup Meeting - March 2012

  1. 1. Transportation Workgroup Session #1 March 14, 2012 www.gro-wnc.org
  2. 2. AGENDA• Introductions• Purpose of Today’s Session• Keypad Polling• Presentation of Initial Findings• Goals• Explanation of Reality Check #1• Nominations - Steering Comm.• Other Discussion
  3. 3. Today’s Objectives• Come to understanding of common goals• - Select Committee Chair• Select nominations to Steering Committee
  4. 4. Goals Discussion
  5. 5. Transportation Goals – From Plans• Multimodal transportation system• Enhanced Mobility• Safety and security• Regional connectivity; multi-jurisdictional coordination• Cost prioritization / effectiveness• Maintenance of existing facilities• Expanded pedestrian infrastructure (walkability, greenways, trails); Expanded bicycle infrastructure• Manage congestion• Efficient freight movement• Public transportation
  6. 6. Transportation Goals – From Plans
  7. 7. Reality Check # 1 - Proposed• One meeting in each county• Open House style• ‘Stations’ facilitated by Workgroup and Project Team members• Objective: – Introduce pubic to the project – Get public feedback on Goals & Objectives
  8. 8. Additional Discussion Points• How do we present this information to the public during Reality Check?• Ideas for separate, complementary projects• Examples of places/projects that do/do not exemplify the goals• Project advocacy (ambassadors hosting meetings, Facebook postings, Op-Eds)
  9. 9. Summer Work Session• Groups fully integrated• Goal-centric• Development of scenarios & alternatives to test in the model
  10. 10. Additional Discussion Points• How do we message these issues to the public?• Ideas for separate complimentary projects• Examples of places/projects that do/do not exemplify the goals• Project advocacy

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