Ron Papsdorf joins DRCOG as director of transportation planning and operations

DRCOG welcomes Ron Papsdorf to lead the organization’s transportation planning and operations division. Papsdorf’s 25 years of planning and government relations experience will serve him well with DRCOG, having supervised, developed, and implemented innovative, multi-modal transportation plans, projects and policies.

“We’re fortunate to have Ron’s extensive experience and expertise, especially in these times where the transportation landscape is evolving at a rapid rate,” said Douglas W. Rex, DRCOG executive director.

2018 Policy Statement on Federal Legislative Issues

DRCOG has issued its policy statement on federal legislative issues for 2018. DRCOG's legislative activity is generally focused on the proposals of special significance to the Denver region, or which would have a unique effect upon local governments in the region, and proposals that affect DRCOG as an agency or that would affect one or more of its programs. Read the statement here.


Public hearing on proposed amendments and updates to Metro Vision Plan and 2040 Metro Vision Regional Transportation Plan

DRCOG Board of Directors will hold public hearing to comment on Metro Vision and MVRTP

The public hearing is an opportunity to comment on proposed amendments and updates to the Metro Vision Plan, and to the 2040 Metro Vision Regional Transportation Plan and associated air quality conformity documents: DRCOG Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Particulate Matter (PM10) Conformity Determination, and the Denver Southern Subarea 8-hour Ozone Conformity Determination.

DRCOG elects 2018-2019 officers

The Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) has elected its officers, who serve a one-year term effective immediately. Elected Feb. 21 to lead the board of directors are:

  • Chair – Herb Atchison, mayor, City of Westminster
  • Vice Chair – Bob Fifer, council member, City of Arvada
  • Secretary – John Diak, council member, Town of Parker
  • Treasurer – Ashley Stolzmann, council member, City of Louisville

Bob Roth, council member for the City of Aurora, will serve as immediate past chair.