Multi-Modal Transportation Commission February 21 Retreat Agenda

Kevin PowellAdvisory Boards, City

The February 21, 2020 Multi-Modal Transportation Commission Retreat Agenda has been posted and may be found at:

Saturday, February 15, 2020 5:30 PM-7:30 PM
J. Wilson’s, 4821 W 6th St

 5:30-7:30 Transportation Commission – Social
All Commissioners and Staff + Spouses/Guests are invited and encouraged to attend this informal get together to know each other outside of regularly scheduled meetings.
Multi-Modal Transportation Commission – Retreat
Friday, February 21, 2020
8:15 am – 4:00 pm
Carnegie Building – East Gallery Room
200 West 9th Street
1. 8:15-8:30 Light Breakfast, Introductions and Survey Discussion
2. 8:30-10:00 Role of the MMTC – small group discussion questions
3. 10:00-10:15 Break
4. 10:15-11:45 Meet with City Staff
  • Dave Wagner, MSO Director (30 minutes) Asset Management, Integrated Project Management and Long-Range Planning as it relates to transportation planning and development
  • Craig Owens, City Manager (30 minutes) Role and expectations of the MMTC to serve the City Commission
  • Jasmin Moore, Sustainability Director & Jessica Mortinger, Senior Transportation Planner (30 minutes) Link between transportation and sustainability; transportation planning
5. 11:45-12:30 Lunch
6. 12:30-2:00 Discussion “Who Do We Serve?”
The MMTC interacts with The City Commission, City staff, other City boards and commissions and the citizens of Lawrence.
  • What do each of these bodies expect from the MMTC?
  • What does the MMTC need to do to be effective in engaging these bodies?
  •  In what ways do these bodies inform the work of the MMTC?
7. 2:00-2:15 Break
8. 2:15-3:45 MMTC Goals for 2020
  • Previously identified goals – City Commission, Staff and Public
  • Topics and priorities exercise – identify work for 2020
  • Aspirational goals beyond 2020
 3:45-4:00 Wrap-up

Reestablished by Ordinance No. 9722, the Multi-Modal Transportation Commission works to advance the health, safety, and welfare of all residents of the City of Lawrence through strong multimodal transportation planning. Multimodal transportation planning facilitates access to transportation for all residents of the community and has been shown to be an effective tool in reducing energy dependency and traffic congestion.