The Tulsa Transportation Advisory Board will hold five public meetings through the end of the year. Each will feature a presentation by James Wagner, Senior Transportation Planner at the Indian Nations Council of Governments (INCOG) regarding the recently completed Fast Forward Regional Transit System Plan. City staff will give reports on public works and finance. Also on the agenda is discussion of long term plans for a rail system in the Tulsa area.
The Board has scheduled the first public meeting for Tuesday, August 2, at noon in McClure Park Recreation Center, 7440 E. 7th St.
Further meetings scheduled through the end of 2011 include the following:
• September 1, 2011 – 9 a.m. in Council Room 411 in City Hall at One Technology Center, 175 E. 2nd St.
• October 4, 2011 – noon in 10th Floor North Conference Room, City Hall at One Technology Center, 175 E. 2nd St.
• November 1, 2011 – noon in 10th Floor North Conference Room, City Hall at One Technology Center, 175 E. 2nd St.
• December 1, 2011 – 9 a.m. in Council Room 411 in City Hall at One Technology Center, 175 E. 2nd St.
The Transportation Advisory Board has been commissioned to advise the Mayor and City Council on all matters affecting land transportation in Tulsa including, but not limited to, streets and rights-of-way maintenance and construction, traffic engineering, mass transit, rail and trail systems.
Members of the Transportation Advisory Board include Jeff Mulder representing Mayor Dewey Bartlett; District 1 Councilor Jack Henderson; District 2 Councilor Rick Westcott; Virgil Wallace representing District 3 Councilor Roscoe Turner; Jamie Jamieson representing District 4 Councilor Maria Barnes; District 5 Councilor Chris Trail; Calvin McClendon representing District 6 Councilor Jim Mautino; Bill Leighty representing District 7 Councilor John Eagleton; Al Unser representing District 8 Councilor Bill Christiansen; Daniel Keating representing District 9 Councilor G.T. Bynum; Matthew Moshiri, professional engineer; Phil Lakin, Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority board member; and Rick Hudson, Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority member.