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RTSP Update 2019-2043

Steps to update the SKATS RTSP, step 4: Update & Analsysis

The SKATS Regional Transportation Systems Plan (RTSP) provides a guide for maintaining and improving the current transportation system and identifies priority transportation investments.  As part of the continuous planning process, the RTSP is updated every four years, with the next adoption scheduled for the May 28, 2019 SKATS Policy Committee meeting.

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Below is the tentative schedule (updated May 14, 2018) for this update which includes many opportunities for input from the public. It will be updated as dates and events are confirmed. We welcome your ideas and participation.

Policy Committee (PC) meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at noon, and Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm both at the MWVCOG offices located at 100 High Street SE in Salem.  Agendas and materials are posted one (1) week before the meeting on this website.

March 2018:                        

  • TAC: Discuss the existing Goals
  • TAC: Review the performance indicators and measures
  • PC: Discuss with PC the proposed RTSP update and Public schedule of events
  • PC: Discuss the existing Goals and new requirements
  • Public: Send to interested parties the proposed schedule of events via email, web, flyers 

April 2018:                           

  • TAC: Summary of public comments on Goals, recommendations                    
  • PC: Summary of public comments on Goals, recommendations
  • Public: Continue to receive comments on Goals until April 16th

May 2018:                       

  • TAC: Begin update to financial forecasts and project list, identify projects that have been completed or obligated since 2015.
  • PC: Continued discussion on Goals (updated)

June or July 2018:              

  • TAC: Review Population and Employment forecasts and allocations
  • PC: Review Population and Employment forecasts and allocations                           

July 2018:                             

  • TAC: Review Introduction, Policy and Goals chapters (updated)
  • PC: Review Introduction, Policy and Goals chapters (updated)                

August 2018:                       

  • TAC: No RTSP related presentations currently planned
  • PC: No RTSP related presentations currently planned

September 2018:

  • TAC: Review Existing System chapter
  • PC: Review Existing System chapter

October 2018:                     

  • TAC: Review Identified Issues/Gaps chapter
  • PC: Review Identified Issues/Gaps chapter

November 2018:

  • TAC: Review Financial chapter and financial projections
  • PC: Review Financial chapter and financial projections

December 2018: 

  • TAC: Review Project List and financial projections
  • PC: No Meeting as the scheduled date is Dec 25

January 2019:                     

  • TAC: Review Future Systems and Impacts chapters
  • PC: Review Future Systems and Impacts chapters

February 2019:                   

  • TAC: Review Outstanding Issues and Executive Summary
  • PC: Review Outstanding Issues and Executive Summary

March 2019:                        

  • TAC: Review draft document
  • PC: Review draft document

April 2019:                           

  • TAC: Review Public Review Draft and recommend for release
  • PC: Release Public Review Draft [April 22]
  • Public: Outreach to groups, website comments, Open House, mailings etc., 30 day comment period, press releases

May 2019:                           

  • TAC: Review public comments and recommend adoption
  • PC: Public Hearing and adoption [May 28]
  • Public: Public Hearing

Please check our website regularly for updates and meeting notices. For more information contact Ray Jackson at 503-540-1607, or rjackson@mwvcog.org.

More Information

For more information on the Update to the RTSP contact:

Ray Jackson at rjackson@mwvcog.org or 503 540 1607

To be added to our mailing list to receive updates:

Lori Moore at lomoore@mwvcog.org