3 openings on LTD board of directors: Governor Kate Brown seeks interested leaders to apply by July 15
By Friday, July 15, Oregon Governor Kate Brown is seeking candidates to fill three positions on the Lane Transit District board of directors expiring in December 2022: Subdistrict 3 (Don Nordin), Subdistrict 4 (Emily Secord), and Subdistrict 6 (Caitlin Vargas).
To successfully navigate the challenges and opportunities facing LTD, BEST urges the Governor to appoint community leaders with oversight experience and committed to serving the public interest.
Transit plans better when we make them together
LTD board questionnaire about key issues receives one response
EUGENE (May 26, 2022) — On May 5, Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation (BEST) invited the Lane Transit District (LTD) board of directors to introduce themselves to the public they represent and provide insight into the needs of LTD via an online questionnaire. Only one board member, vice-president Don Nordin from Cottage Grove, chose to do so.
BEST questionnaire asks LTD board members about key issues, receives one response
LTD Announces General Manager Finalists and Community Forum Date
EUGENE (May 19, 2022) — Lane Transit District’s (LTD) Board of Directors will host the three finalists applying for the District’s General Manager position on Monday, May 23 through Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
Oregon to spend at least 15% of federal safety funds for vulnerable road users
Under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), a.k.a. the Infrastructure Investment and Investment Act (IIJA), states—including Oregon—where 15% or more of traffic deaths are people outside vehicles are required to spend 15% or more of Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) funds on vulnerable road user safety.
Lane Transit District officials invited to introduce themselves to public
Considering new CDC guidance, BEST urges LTD to review face mask requirement
Metropolitan Policy Committee approves MovingAhead; next phase is to refine designs
Today, the Metropolitan Policy Committee approved MovingAhead, ratifying what the Eugene City Council and Lane Transit District Board of Directors had already decided in March. The next phase is to refine the design along each “build” corridor (River Road, Highway 99, Martin Luther Kind, Jr. Blvd, and Coburg Road), with input from potentially affected property owners and other key stakeholders. Staff will also seek funding for construction, likely starting with River Road and Highway 99. Full buildout could take a decade or longer.