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TGM Spotlight TGM Basics
  • 2015 TGM Grant Application Packet Now Available: The 2015 Transportation and Growth Management Grant Application packet is now available. Applications are due by 4:00 PM on June 12, 2015.
  • Reknitting the Suburbs for Health, Parks and Schools: the Augusta Lane Bridge: Washington County is looking to build a bridge to reknit a suburb split apart by traditional cul-de-sac development, and used a health impact assessment to inform the planning.
  • Rethinking Streets - Book Available Online: The University of Oregon's rethinkstreets.pngSustainable Cities Initiative has released a new book which provides detailed information on 25 successful complete streets projects across the United States. The book shows how communities implemented street improvements and the results of the changes they achieved. 
  • Multi-Modal Transportation Planning Pays Off in Ashland: In the past year, Ashland has increased transit service, added bike lanes, and implemented a road diet on Highway 99 through town. As a result of some of these improvements, Ashland was identified as the Most Improved Bicycle Friendly City in the US by the League of American Bicyclists earlier this year. These achievements are all supported by Ashland's multi-modal Transportation System Plan (TSP), which was developed in partnership with the TGM program, and show the value of planning for all modes of transportation.
  • TGM 2014 Grant Awards: A list of the TGM 2014 Grant Awards.
  • Sisters, Oregon Designated "Walk Friendly Community": Sisters, Oregon has been named as a Walk Friendly Community by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. Sisters was designated as a Bronze-level community based on its sound planning practices, coordination with law enforcement, and excellent example projects.
  • Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Model Code Module Available: TGM has released a new optional module for the Model Code for Small Cities, focused on transportation demand management (TDM). The TDM module is included in a guide for local governments that are interested in learning more about implementing a TDM program, including background information and a step-by-step approach to implementation.