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Project applications sought for transportation demand management projects

DRCOG is now accepting applications for the Regional Transportation Demand Management (TDM) set-aside of the 2018–2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for fiscal years 2018 and 2019. The TDM set-aside, identified in the 2018–2021 TIP, supports infrastructure and activities that support TDM strategies to reduce single-occupant vehicle travel and ultimately improve regional air quality and reduce traffic congestion. This call for projects focuses on small infrastructure projects and non-infrastructure activities that meet these objectives. Applications are due Dec. 15.

Colorado to increase funding for aging services

Gov. John Hickenlooper has announced  an additional $4 million in funding for aging services in Colorado as part of the proposed budget. As the federally designated Area Agency on Aging for eight metro Denver counties, DRCOG expects to receive roughly 40 percent of these funds in order to provide services to older adults and people with disabilities, including meals and nutrition, transportation, and caregiver services. Once available, the funding will have an immediate positive effect on the region’s older adults by addressing extensive waiting lists and delivering essential services.

Plan amendments sought

DRCOG is soliciting amendments to the 2040 Metro Vision Regional Transportation Plan (2040 MVRTP) and Metro Vision Plan. Proposed 2040 MVRTP amendments must be received by Nov. 15, 2017; proposed Metro Vision Plan and urban center amendments must be received by Nov. 30, 2017.

Douglas Rex named DRCOG Executive Director

At its Oct. 18 meeting, the DRCOG Board of Directors named Douglas Rex as DRCOG's new Executive Director. Rex joined the council as Transportation Planning and Operations Director in the fall of 2013, and has recently been Acting Executive Director in addition to his transportation responsibilities. A nationwide search was conducted to fill this position. Read more.

TIP Policy Work Group

November 27, 2017

Deadline to submit Metro Vision Plan and Urban Center Amendments

November 30, 2017

Proposed Metro Vision Plan and urban center amendments must be received by Nov. 30, 2017.

Board Work Session

December 6, 2017

Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) Technical Workshop

December 12, 2017

This workshop is for local address coordinators, GIS practitioners and local planners to help them understand the Census LUCA process and how they will participate in the program.