Musical Chairs at Metro: We Still Have a Seat

Some of you know that I have served for the last three years on Metro’s Transportation Policy Alternatives Committee (TPAC) alongside fellow Portland Transport contributor Scott Bricker.

No longer.

Today the Metro Council confirmed my appointment to the Metro Policy Alternatives Committee (MPAC). MPAC deals with the land use side of the equation.

I’m looking forward to the change in perspective, but also for the opportunity to personally help integrate land use and transportation at Metro. This is particularly important over the next few years as Metro goes through both an update of the Regional Transportation Plan and an update of the 2040 Vision, affectionately know as “The New Look.”

So to my colleagues on TPAC, thank you, it’s been fun. To my new colleagues on MPAC, here I come…

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