SUMMARY OF PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETINGS

 

EASTERN CONNECTOR CORRIDOR STUDY

 

Meeting Number and Date

Primary Discussion Topics

#1 January 19, 2007

         Steering Committee Organization

         Review of project scope of work and preliminary schedule

         Initial round of public information meetings

         Identification of potential stakeholders to be interviewed

         Initially perceived issues and concerns in study corridor

#2 March 9, 2007

         Review of Opportunities and Constraints Map / Planned Developments

         Existing and future traffic conditions in study area

         Project Purpose and Goals

         Potential design concepts

         Potential participants in stakeholder interviews

         Initial round of public information meetings

         Review of other project activities (web site, logo, etc.)

#3 May 4, 2007

         Current and potential future traffic conditions in study area

         Format / contents of May 22 and May 24 public information meetings

         Logistics for May 22 and May24 public information meetings

#4 August 24, 2007

         Review of public comments from May 22-24 public information meetings

         Review of regional travel demand forecasting model enhancements memorandum

         Presentation of 11 conceptual alternatives for testing and evaluation

         Format / contents of Fall 2007 public information meetings

#5 October 5, 2007

         Pantops Master Plan relationship to Eastern Connector Study

         Review of proposed project purpose and need

         Review of proposed alternative evaluation criteria

         Discussion of 13 conceptual alternatives to be retained, discarded, or added

         Format / contents of Fall 2007 public information meetings

#6 November 19, 2007

         Discussion of final group of four conceptual alternatives to be presented at November 28-29 public information meetings

         Format / contents of November 28-29 public information meetings.

#7 December 14, 2007

         Review of comments from November 28-29 public information meetings

         Discussion of final group of conceptual alternatives presented at November 28-29 public information meetings

         Discussion of next steps in study process


 

 

#8 February 8, 2008

         Report on Charlottesville MPO presentation on January 23, 2008

         VDOT license plate survey review

         Conversion of travel demand model ADT data to peak hour data

         Transit consideration options

         Discussion of final group of conceptual alternatives presented at November 28-29 public information meetings

         Discussion of next steps in study process

#9 March 28, 2008

         Discussion of March 4, 2008 Charlottesville City Council letter

         Discussion of US Route 250 corridor improvement options

         Discussion of next steps in study process

#10 April 25, 2008

         Discussion of travel demand sensitivity of alternative roadway cross sections

         Group discussion of consensus elements

         Discussion of next steps in study process

#11 May 30, 2008

         Discussion of Preliminary Steering Committee project recommendations

         Group review / discussion of draft presentation to Board of Supervisors and City Council

         Next steps in study process

#12 July 25, 2008

         Group review / discussion / adoption of preliminary steering committee project recommendations

         Group review / discussion of draft presentation to Board of Supervisors and City Council

#13 September 4, 2008

         Group review / discussion of draft presentation to Board of Supervisors and City Council

 

Go to next attachment

Return to exec summary