2012 Long Range Transportation Plan

Transforming Transportation for Tomorrow

Partnering/Small Group Meetings

Partnering opportunities with groups such as, State and Federal Resource Agencies, County and Municipal officials, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, Illinois Association of Regional Councils, and Regional and County Planning Agencies will occur throughout the Plan update.

Additionally, in order for IDOT to understand issues and concerns related to specific issue areas, IDOT will be conducting stakeholder meetings early in the process in order to gauge public opinion on specific topic areas. The meetings will be comprised of stakeholders and individuals with a professional focus or interest in the related topic, including civic and advocacy groups. Topic areas included:

  • Urban Mobility and Job Access
  • Environment and Sustainable Community Development
  • Economic Development / Global Competitiveness
  • Rural Mobility
  • Underserved Populations
  • Freight Mobility
  • Safety and Security
  • System Maintenance and Preservation
  • Human Capital and Workforce Development
  • Transportation Funding

Several individual meetings will also take place regarding the Plan and/or to present the Plan update at other group meetings. These meetings may include but not limited to the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) with CTA, Metra and Pace, Metro Transit, the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Transportation (ICCT), the Lieutenant Governor's Rural Affairs Council, a meeting with other state agencies and a joint staff meeting with the Township Officials of Illinois (TOI), Illinois Municipal League (IML), Illinois Association of County Engineers (IACE) and Economic Development Organizations.




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