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October 8, 2021

October, Mobility and Access Coalition (LCC) Agenda and Newsletter

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In an effort to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, the Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting office at 2045 13th St., Boulder is currently closed, and we continue to perform all operations remotely. Please visit our webpage at www.boco.org/cpp for more information.

October 11, 2:00-3:50 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting (if you haven't previously)

Welcome & Introductions

  • Ice Breaker Break Out Session

Updates

  • Boulder County Commission Letter to RTD
  • Mountain Mobility Working Group
  • Transportation Providers
  • Mobility & Access for All Ages & Abilities Plan Update

Partner Introduction

  • Car Green, Jr., RTD Transit Equity Manager

City of Boulder Micromobility Pilot

  • Kevin Crouse and Nico Probst

Boulder County Vision Zero Plan

  • Alex Hyde-Wright and Amy Lacourse

Closing

Events


October 12, 13, 20
Getting There Travel Training 102A RTD Fares & Ticketing
DRMAC

October 13, 19, 21
Getting There Travel Training 102B How to Ride RTD
DRMAC

October 19
Getting There Travel Training 101 Intro to RTD, DRMAC

October 20
Orientation and Mobility Month CPWD

October 27
Using Google Maps Workshop
Mobility for All

October 28
5th Sustainable Transportation Summit, Commuting Solutions

October 30
CarShare Trunk or Treat Event
Colorado CarShare, Via, M4A

November 2
DRMAC Member Meeting
Email to RSVP

Human Stories

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American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Boulder County is seeking your ideas as to how to help residents, workers, and business build assets, strength and resilience to withstand future impacts. Please take 5 minutes complete this survey and share it with your clients and coworkers!

Spanish and Nepalese Surveys can be found at the top of the survey as an option.

Help us create an equitable recovery!

ARPA Community Engagement

YT Options Guide

Youth Transportation Options

The Youth Transportation Program just released a guide to explore options to get around Boulder County! Families can use the guide as a checklist to explore ways to get to school, work, friends' and family members' homes or anywhere you want to go.


DRMAC Getting There Travel Training

Check out DRMAC's new video about the Getting There Travel Training Workshop!

Getting There Travel Training Video


CDOT Public Hearings for Greenhouse Gasses & Pollution Reduction

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Pollution

Last month, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) proposed new transportation pollution reduction standards to help reduce pollutions and greenhouse gas emissions. The proposal will shape how state and local governments make plans for future projects to make sure there are more travel options and the infrastructures supports cleaner air.

Read more here.

CDOT is accepting written comments on the draft rule through Oct. 15. All written comments should be submitted to dot_rules@state.co.us before 5 p.m.


Opportunities Learn and Grow

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Video: The Legacy of Racism in Transit — How We Got Here and What to Do About It, Transit Center

Training: Recruiting, Building and Retaining a Sustainable Driver Workforce, Community Transportation Association of America

Funding Opportunity: U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $3.5 Million Funding Opportunity for Innovative Coordinated Access & Mobility Grants, FTA

Publication: Making Travel More Equitable for People with Disabilities, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine

2021 Active Transportation Symposium

Monique G. Lopez

Free Virtual Symposium - Register Here

Tuesday-Thursday, October 26 - 28, 2021

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST

Keynote Speaker, October 26th from 8:50 – 9:35 am

Monique G. López, AICP, MA, MCRP

Social Justice Planner + Ethnographic Artist

PRONOUNS: HE/SHE/THEY

Monique G. López is a Social Justice Planner and founder of Pueblo Planning, an anti-racist values-driven participatory planning and design firm that intentionally engages and includes communities that are often left out of the planning process and those most vulnerable to the impacts of planning decisions. This includes Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), LGBTQ, unhoused, and other communities that experience marginalization. Monique utilizes storytelling and participatory art-making to engage communities in the planning process in order to dismantle unjust systems and co-develop equitable communities.

In the News

Transit: Boulder County Pushes RTD For A Binding Agreement To Provide More Transit Service, CPR

RTD: More Passengers Are Riding Buses And Trains, But RTD Doesn’t Have The Drivers To Restore Service To Pre-COVID Levels, CPR

Disability: Planning's Disability Blindspot, Better Bike Share

Pedestrian: Denver’s Sidewalk Infrastructure Is Failing. One Man’s TikTok Might Change That, 5280 Magazine

Bike Share: Bike-share programs aren’t profitable but chip away at emissions, Marketplace

Technology: Alexa Transit brings bus and train routes to voice assistant navigation, CNET

Transit: The Cities Reinventing Public Transit, The New York Times

Ridehailing: That Uber or Lyft Trip May Be Worse for the Planet Than Driving Yourself, Bloomberg CityLab

Safety: Colorado’s love for SUVs is stronger than ever, even as pedestrian deaths rise and the climate warms, CPR

Technology: Transit App Moves to Subscription Service, ITS International


Request Materials

Request mobility resources and we will bring them to the next LCC meeting. Examples include:

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Boulder County LCC Vision: Promote and provide efficient, accessible, affordable, seamless, equitable, responsive, and
easy to arrange transportation options for Boulder County residents through coordination and collaboration between
service providers.