Posts tagged: City of Eugene

Local transportation group releases FAQ on MovingAhead

August 26, 2022

Community members are asking questions about MovingAhead: What is it? Who is behind it? What will it do? Who will pay for it? In response, BEST has assembled a frequently asked questions (FAQ) sheet presenting the facts and dispelling misconceptions.

Metropolitan Policy Committee approves MovingAhead; next phase is to refine designs

May 5, 2022

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.

With support from BEST, Eugene and LTD give green light to MovingAhead

March 17, 2022

This week with the support of BEST and our partners, the Eugene City Council followed by the Lane Transit District Board of Directors gave the green light to pursuing investments in “complete streets” to improve safety for everyone and to encourage more people to walk, bike, or ride the bus, thereby reducing traffic for those who drive.

BEST outlines next steps for success of MovingAhead

March 9, 2022

BEST recently provided Eugene and Lane Transit District officials with an analysis of what has changed with MovingAhead since the public hearing 2-1/2 years ago and offered recommendations for next steps to ensure success.

BEST, Eugene Chamber support MovingAhead

February 28, 2022

We and many others in the community believe such targeted investments, with federal support, are the smart way to benefit everyone getting where they need to go, safely, and to invest in the long-term health of our local economy.

BEST urges relaxing parking minimums

November 16, 2021

As part of the City of Eugene’s efforts to legalize Missing Middle Housing, BEST urges eliminating or relaxing parking minimums. In testimony to the Eugene Planning Commission, BEST shared resources on why and how to do so.