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Transportation Commission to meet March 20 in Salem
March 17, 2014
For more information contact Kevin Beckstrom (503) 986-3430, or Jacque Carlisle (503) 986-3450
SALEM — The Oregon Transportation Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. on March 20 in the Gail L. Achterman Conference Room of the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol Street N.E., in Salem.
Items on the commission agenda include:
  • A report with potential action on a request from a Josephine County delegation to separate from the Rogue Valley Area Commission on Transportation and create a single Josephine ACT;
  • An amendment to the 2012 – 2015 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program to add various construction project totaling $116.6 million funded through Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act;
  • An informational presentation on Metro’s Climate Smart Communities Scenarios project;
  • A presentation on the status of transportation safety in Oregon and acceptance of the 2013 Oregon Traffic Safety Performance Plan — Annual Evaluation;
  • A request to approve a proclamation that designates May 2014 as Transportation Safety Awareness to be submitted for Gov. Kitzhaber’s signature;
  • A request for concurrence with the director’s recommendation for the Interstate 5 Keubler Interchange;
  • An informational presentation from ODOT’s Rail and Public Transit Division about its role and responsibilities in the safe and efficient transport of crude oil in Oregon; and
  • Receive recognition from the Federal Highway Administration for two 2013 FHWA Environmental Excellence Awards.
Meetings of the OTC are open to the public and time will be available to hear public comments. Accommodations will be provided to persons with disabilities, and alternate formats of printed material are available upon request. Please call (503) 986-3450 (or statewide relay 7-1-1) at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
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