Alliance encourages investment in regionally significant transportation projects



Alliance encourages investment in regionally significant transportation projects

The Alliance has been working with partners to encourage the Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation (JPACT) to allocate funding for project development on significant transportation bottlenecks in the region.
The Alliance has been working with partners to encourage the Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation (JPACT) to allocate funding for project development on significant transportation bottlenecks in the region. JPACT, comprised of regional elected officials and transportation providers, allocates federal funds that flow through the region every three years. The region currently does not have large-scale projects that are ready to be competitive for federal grants and other future funding opportunities. Directing dollars to these efforts now in partnership with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) will help the region position itself to fund projects that will improve the function of the transportation system and have a beneficial economic impact, as shown in the Value of Jobs 2015 Economic Cost of Congestion reportRead the letter