Consisting of project partner elected and appointed officials, the steering committee makes final recommendations to the Metro Council and other jurisdictions for the Southwest Corridor Plan.
Community advisory committee
A community advisory committee advises the steering committee and project staff by bringing a broad perspective on community and social issues during the review and the selection of a light rail route and station areas.
Southwest Corridor Equitable Development Strategy project oversight committee
Southwest Corridor Equitable Development Strategy project oversight committee members set and approve project goals, shape and sustain the vision and outcomes, and provide project leadership for the Equitable Development Strategy. The SPOC will review and approve recommendations from staff and advisory groups regarding all project deliverables. The SPOC is an oversight committee made up of Southwest Corridor project partners, social justice and affordable housing advocacy organizations, local community and neighborhood groups, business and workforce development experts. The committee also works in partnership with the City of Portland's Equity and Housing Advocacy Group.