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Stakeholder Update

​The Stakeholder Update is a semi-regular newsletter of the Oregon Department of Transportation, which provides news on transportation policy and programs to key stakeholders.

May 2016

The Oregon Transportation Commission has approved 39 multimodal projects from around the state for $49,518,726 in funding provided by the ConnectOregon program.

Public invited to share thoughts as ODOT develops new Public Transportation Plan
ODOT is inviting public transportation providers, local government staff and officials, stakeholders and the general public to discuss challenges and opportunities for public transportation at meetings around the state in September and October.

DMV offices installing debit/credit card systems
As part of their overall efforts to improve the customer experience, Oregon DMV offices have begun accepting debit and credit card payments. After a successful pilot launch in May 2016, DMV expects all 60 offices to be ready by the end of September.
ODOT, OSP, and AAA assembled a task force involving over twenty partners to identify the root causes of and interventions for distracted driving. The task force subcommittees have been meeting monthly since it formed in late May and have made significant progress towards fully understanding how to make a positive impact on distracted driving.