To understand the markets and needs for transit in the region and the existing use of the Interurban Trolley and Transpo bus systems.
SEP - DEC 2021
To engage stakeholders & the public in Key Choices about transit priorities.
JAN - MAR 2022
To build upon the feedback and collaborate with partners to develop conceptual alternatives to the existing networks. These concepts will show ways to design a transit system for the region.
APR - MAY 2022
To engage stakeholders and the public in alternative concepts in determining preferences for transit in the region. The concepts present ridership versus coverage options.
DRAFTING THE PLAN
To design a draft new regional transit network and a 10 year plan based on the outcomes of the trade off conversations with stakeholders, partners, and the public.
AUG - SEP 2022
REVIEWING THE PLAN
To present the 10 year plan to stakeholders, riders and the public for comments. Public input will inform the final design of and plan for the new transit network.
OCT - NOV 2022
ADOPTING THE PLAN
The MACOG and Transpo Board of Directors will move to adopt the final CONNECT Transit Plan at a monthly public meeting.
To implement the recommendations and preferred transit network system in the region through collaboration with partners and a broad-base coalition of transit supporters.