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Comment through 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 31
Requests to submit comments or concerns about this amendment should be submitted to Summer Blackhorse.
Metro is required to document funded projects scheduled to use federal funds over the next four years. The current cycle is documented in the 2021-24 Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program.
Metro is in receipt of the proposed MTIP formal amendments:
The purpose of this amendment is to make the necessary funding corrections, increases and fund reprogramming to the 2021-24 MTIP. This amendment adds six new congressional directed spending projects:
- Interstate 84 multi-use path: design and construct a multi-use path parallel to Jordan Road Tunnel from the pedestrian tunnel to Sandy River Delta to increase pedestrian safety and bike access
- Oregon Route 141 (Southwest Hall Boulevard): provide two enhanced pedestrian crossings at Southwest Spruce Street and Southwest Hemlock Street to improve the visibility of pedestrians crossing the street and encouraging peple to use these crossings to walk to parks and schools in the immediate area
- TriMet Merlo bus garage and Zero Emission Retrofit: sitework, garage and utility upgrades and installation of charging stations for articulated buses at Merlo Garage
- TriMet 82nd Avenue MAX station improvement project: design, permiting an dconstruction for refurbishment of the light rail platform; existing shelters and lighting; and new safety upgrades
- Tri-Met Oregon City transit center: acquisition of property, design, planning, sitework, construction and renovation of the facilities for improved transit operations
- Willamette Shore Line rail and trestle repair: improvements will upgrade the South Miles Street crossing, replace Jones trestle, conduct mitigation associated with geotech exploration; miscellaneous trestle and track improvements along with routine maintenance