The Pueblo Area Council of Governments (PACOG) is accepting applications for one (1) at-large appointment to the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Transportation Advisory Commission (TAC) for short and long range regional transportation planning. Each appointment is for a period of two (2) years and is open to anyone residing in the City or County of Pueblo. The nine (9) member CAC is comprised of three (3) at-large appointments, and six (6) other members representing the City and County Planning Commissions, the 2020 Commission, and PEDCO.
The TAC is responsible for reviewing transportation studies and providing the PACOG Board with recommendations for long range (25-30 years) multi-modal transportation plans. The TAC and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) collaborate in the development of the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for the Pueblo Urbanized Area that is incorporated into the State of Colorado’s Statewide Transportation Plan, as well as the four-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) that becomes a part of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), addressing transportation system components including:
MAJOR REGIONAL CORRIDORS (roadways and other modes)
TRANSPORTATION SAFETY AND SECURITY
PEDESTRIAN TRAILS, SIDEWALKS AND SUPPORT FACILITIES
REGULAR AND SPECIAL RAIL AND TRANSIT SERVICES
FREIGHT MOVEMENT AND INTERMODAL TRANSFERS
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INTERACTIONS
COMMERCIAL AND GENERAL AVIATION OPERATIONS
ENVIRONMENTAL AND LAND USE INTERACTIONS
TAC regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month from 8:30am – 10:30am. Special TAC, committee, or subcommittee meetings may also be held to consider specific transportation issues affecting the PACOG region (all of Pueblo County). All meetings are open to the public and are ADA accessible.
Application forms are available from the PACOG MPO/TPR offices at 211 East D St. (phone: 719-553-2242) or may be downloaded from the website www.PACOG.net.
Completed applications must be received by 5:00pm Thursday, March 28, 2019 at: PACOG MPO/TPR, 211 East D St., Pueblo, CO 81003, or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org