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High Capacity Transit System Plan meeting materials

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Find links to meeting materials and presentations for the High Capacity Transit System Plan.

High Capacity Transit Subcommittee

The subcommittee is charged with reviewing public input and technical analysis to provide guidance and consensus-based recommendations that reflect the interests and priorities of local jurisdictions through the High Capacity Transit System Plan process... More

May 14, 2009

Agenda (79K)
Resolution no. 09-4052 draft (1.8M)

April 9, 2009

Agenda (80K)
HCT evaluation cover memo (60K)
Summary (116K)

March 25, 2009

Agenda (59K)
HCT detailed evaluation memo - draft (11M)
HCT evaluation methods presentation (3.8M)

Nov. 14, 2008

Agenda (54K)
Screening update memo (4.6M)
Evaluation criteria cover memo (143K)
Transit Oriented Index evaluation for screening criteria (747K)

Oct. 22, 2008

Agenda (62K)
Screening criteria cover memo, Oct. 16, 2008 (49K)
Screening criteria memo, Oct. 16, 2008 (137K)
Screening criteria presentation, Oct. 22, 2008 (180K)
Detailed evaluation framework memo, Oct. 21, 2008 (107K)
Evaluation framework presentation, Oct. 22, 2008 (2.8M)
Summary (76K)

Sept. 12, 2008

Agenda (57K)
Potential screening and evaluation criteria framework memo, Sept. 11, 2008 (656K)
Summary (82K)

July 30, 2008

Agenda (34K)
Regional Transportation Plan transportation investment scenarios proposal, Apr. 2, 2008 (1.1M)
Regional Transportation Plan timeline, Apr. 28, 2008 (90K)
Summary (69K)

High Capacity Transit Think Tank

The HCT Think Tank serves as a forum for exploring ideas and options at project milestones. Members are asked to deliberate on issues defined by staff. Think Tank deliberations provide the staff with guidance on the appropriateness and comprehensiveness of staff work, as well as the range of issues and implications of options considered at each step of the study.

Presentation videos

Videos of the High Capacity Transit Think Tank presentations Big issues in transportation and High capacity transit around the world are available on the High Capacity Transit System Plan background and considerations page... View videos

April 15, 2009

Agenda (73K)
Thought provoking questions (76K)

Nov. 17, 2008

Agenda (59K)
Screening criteria cover memo, Oct. 16, 2008 (49K)
High capacity transit and 2040 presentation, Nov. 17, 2008 (3.3M)
High capacity transit around the world presentation, Nov. 17, 2008 (7.7M)
Summary (85K)

Oct. 7, 2008

Agenda (64K)
HCT Think Tank charge, Oct. 1, 2008 (38K)
High Capacity Transit System Plan introduction presentation, Oct. 7, 2008 (2.1M)
Big issues in transportation presentation, Oct. 7, 2008 (3.7M)
Summary (80K) 

Transportation Policy Alternatives Committee

This committee provides technical input to the Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation on transportation planning and funding priorities for the Portland metropolitan region... More

May 29, 2009

Agenda (112K)
Packet (4M)

May 1, 2009

Agenda (112K)
Packet (4M)

Dec. 5, 2008

Agenda (64K)
Packet (8M) 
Preliminary HCT screening results - Dec. 4, 2008 DRAFT (13M)
Minutes

Oct. 31, 2008

Agenda (31K)
Packet (5M)
Minutes

Sept. 26, 2008

Agenda (31K)
Packet (2M)
Minutes (86K)

Metro Technical Advisory Committee

MTAC is a 37-member committee of planners, citizens and business representatives that provides detailed technical support to the Metro Policy Advisory Committee... More

June 3, 2009

Agenda (22K)
Packet (2.9M)

May 6, 2009

Agenda (25K)
Packet (3.1M)

Dec. 3, 2008

Agenda (25K)
Packet (7M)

Nov. 5, 2008

Agenda (27K)
Packet (21M)

Oct. 1 2008

Agenda (21K)
Packet (562K)

Metro Policy Advisory Committee

A charter-mandated committee of local government representatives and citizens, the Metro Policy Advisory Committee advises the Metro Council on policy issues... More

June 10, 2009

Agenda and work program (236K)
Packet, part 1 (4M)
Packet, part 2 (7M)
Minutes (103K)

May 27, 2009

Agenda (106K)
Packet (4M)

Jan. 14, 2009

Agenda and work program (95K)
Packet (1M)

Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation

This 17-member committee provides a forum of elected officials and representatives of agencies involved in transportation needs in the region. Committee makes recommendations to the Metro Council related to transportation policy... More

June 11, 2009

Agenda and work program (201K)
Packet, part 1 (4M)
Packet, part 2 (5M)
Minutes (123K)

May 14, 2009

Agenda and work program (162K)
Packet (9M)
Minutes (92K)

Jan. 15, 2009

Agenda and work program (79K)
Packet (2M)
Minutes 61K)

Dec. 11, 2008

Agenda (551K)
Packet (4M)
Minutes (135 KB)

Metro Council

Metro is the only regional government agency in the United States whose governing body, the Metro Council, is directly elected by the region's voters... More

July 9, 2009 

Agenda (62K)
Meeting packet (4M)
Council Action Update for July 9, 2009
Minutes (80K)

June 23, 2009

Agenda (14K)
Meeting packet (20K)
Minutes (56K)

May 12, 2009

Agenda (14K)
Meeting Packet (261K)
Minutes (52K)

April 14, 2009

Agenda (14K)
Meeting Packet (840K)
Minutes (68K)

Feb. 12, 2009

Agenda (19KB)
Meeting Packet (3MB)

Feb. 10, 2009

Agenda (15KB)
Meeting Packet (2MB)
Minutes (80KB)

Jan. 20, 2009

Agenda (15K)
Meeting packet (403K)

Nov. 25, 2008

Agenda (15K)
Meeting packet (2M)
HCT presentation (1.2M)
Minutes (32K)

Oct. 15, 2008

Agenda (44K)
Meeting packet (72K)
Minutes (25K)

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