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Citywide Transportation Advisory Committee

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Trails of light from cars as they pass over Reed Market Bridge at night. Photography: ©2008 Dustin Mitsch / Alpen Exposure





 The Citywide Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) provides recommendations related to the updates of the Transportation System Plan (TSP) and Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).

The CTAC is also responsible for providing policy recommendations to City Council on a variety of transportation-related policies and funding strategies to support Council Goal 2: Transportation “Move people and products around Bend efficiently, safely and reliably.”

The CTAC is comprised of 25 members, with one alternate. The first meeting of the CTAC was February 28, 2018.


  • Katy Brooks
  • Louis Capozzi
  • Garrett Chrostek
  • Casey Davis
  • Karna Gustafson
  • Hardy Hanson
  • Steve Hultberg
  • Sally Jacobson
  • Suzanne Johannsen
  • Gavin Leslie
  • Nicole Mardell
  • Katie McClure
  • Ariel Mendez
  • Mike Riley
  • Richard Ross
  • Mel Siegel
  • Iman Simmons
  • Sid Snyder
  • Glenn Van Cise
  • Dale Van Valkenburg
  • Ruth Williamson
  • Sharlene Wills
  • Dean Wise
  • Keith Wooden
  • Travis Davis - Alternate 1

Ex-Officio Members (from Bend MPO area)

  • Dale Peer
  • Gregory Bryant
  • Carolyn Carry-McDonald


Where: Bend Municipal Court, 555 NE 15th Street, Bend 97701

When: December 11, 2018

Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

All meetings are open to the public, with an opportunity for public comment. 


The Funding Work Group (FWG) is a subcommittee of CTAC, charged with providing recommendations for funding components of Bend's Transportation Plan. The FWG will meet six times in 2018-2019.

The nine FWG members were selected by the CTAC co-chairs from a group of CTAC members who volunteered to be on this sub-committee. Members include:

FWG Co-Chairs:

FWG Other Members:

  • Karna Gustafson
  • Steve Hultberg
  • Mike Riley
  • Ruth Williamson
  • Katy Brooks
  • Suzanne Johannsen
  • Richard Ross
  • Nicole Mardell
  • Dale Van Valkenburg

FWG meetings are listed in the calendar below. All meetings are open to the public, with an opportunity for public comment. 


 12/11/2018 CTAC Mtg. #8:  Draft citywide transportation framework Agenda; US 97 Bend North Corridor FEIS Executive Summary 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Bend Municipal Court, 555 NE 15th Street, Bend, 97701
To be rescheduled in early 2019 CTAC Brown Bag Mtg. - Transportation Demand Management Presentation to be posted following meeting
City Council Chambers, 710 NW Wall Street, Bend, 97703
 12/4/2018 CTAC Mtg. #7:  Scenario model & evaluation results; Best performing project / programs Agenda, previous minutes and comment;  Evaluation Summary and Attachments A-D; Attachment E - Technical AnalysisInteractive map; Presentation 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church, Brooks Hall, 469 NW Wall Street, Bend 97703
  11/13/2018 CTAC Mtg. #6:  Draft Initial Funding Assessment; Introduction to model & evaluation results Agenda and meeting packet, Part A; Meeting packet, Part B; Public Comment Since Last Meeting: Steve Porter One Way Streets;   Dave Kyle Performance Measures; Presentation 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Bend Municipal Court, 555 NE 15th Street, Bend 97701
 10/31/2018 Funding Work Group Mtg. #4 Agenda and meeting packet (This includes a draft of the Initial Funding Assessment, with previous meeting packets included for reference as Appendix A, B, and C, and updated revenue projections for existing tools included as Appendix D); Presentation 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. City Council Chambers, 710 NW Wall Street, Bend, 97703
 10/26/2018 CTAC Brown Bag Mtg. - Low Stress Network (Bicycle) LSN Presentation; Bicycle Facility Design Terminology 11:30a.m. - 1 p.m. City Council Chambers, 710 NW Wall Street, Bend, 97703
 10/22/2018 CTAC Mid-Point Phase 1 Workshop Agenda; Presentation; TSP Handout 11:15a.m. - 1:30p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church, 469 NW Wall Street, Bend 97703
 9/21/2018 CTAC Brown Bag Mtg. - UGB Land Use UGB Land Use presentation 11:30a.m. - 1 p.m. City Council Chambers
 9/20/2018 Funding Work Group Mtg. #3 Agenda and meeting packet; Consolidated comments and documents received since last meeting; presentation 2 p.m. -4:30p.m. City Council Chambers
8/22/2018 CTAC Mtg. #5: Draft Scenarios & Performance Measures - Recommendations for Steering Committee Agenda & Meeting Packet; Public Comment Since Last Meeting 2 p.m.- 6 p.m. Bend Municipal Court
7/27/2018 Optional: CTAC Scenario Workshop Agenda 9 a.m. - Noon Bend Municipal Court
7/24/2018 Funding Work Group Mtg. #2 Agenda and meeting packet (with corrected FWG#1 summary notes and matrix). Meeting presentation (includes chart and visualization). Outcomes from group ranking exercise. 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. City Council Chambers
7/19/18 CTAC Mtg.#4 : Intro to Performance Measures & Scenarios Agenda & Packet; Public Comment Rc'd since 5/30 Mtg; additional- 20MPH Comment; additional- D. Light Comment; Draft meeting summary from first Funding Work Group meeting #1; K. Brady Comment; Revised Agenda; Presentation; 2-5 p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church, 469 NW Wall Street, Bend 97701
6/7/18 Funding Work Group Mtg. #1 Agenda and meeting packet (includes draft charter, work group process and work plan memo, legal briefing memo, overview of funding plans and sources). Meeting #1 presentation. Optional supplemental reading materials: background info on federal, state, and local funding sources; MTP funding plan (2014); TSP funding plan (updated 2012) 2:30-5pm City Council Chambers
5/30/18 CTAC Mtg. #3: Refine Draft Goals & Discuss Existing Transportation Conditions Agenda & Meeting Packet (Draft Minutes, CTAC Protocols, Council Guidelines for CTAC, Draft Goals); Presentation; Public Comment- Porter; Public Comment- Lights Out Bend 2-5 p.m. Bend Municipal Court
4/10/18 CTAC Mtg. #2: Introduce co-chairs and role; draft vision, goals, and policy topics for citywide event; transportation funding overview and request for Funding Work Group members Agenda & meeting packet (includes Feb 28 minutes, draft vision and goals materials, CTAC protocol); Public Comments for Meeting #2; KGustafson email; Revised Agenda; Goals Crosswalk Table; Meeting #2 Presentation; Summary of Breakout Exercises on Goals 3-6 p.m. Riverbend Community Room, BPRD Office, 799 SW Columbia, Bend, OR 97702
2/28/18 CTAC Mtg. #1: CTAC Function/ Protocols, TSP Overview, Public Involvement Plan, Transportation Vision/ Goals Exercise Agenda & Packet; Presentation Public Meetings Legal Memo; Memo Land Use Assumptions; Comp Plan Transportation Goals & Policies; Follow-up info from questions asked at this meeting 3-6 p.m. Bend Municipal Court

Articles of Interest Submitted by CTAC Members:  Free Parking May Do Harm to Bend's DowntownTransportation and HealthEvaluating Transportation EquityUrban Planning Guru Says Driverless Cars Wonʼt Fix CongestionTransportation Economics In BendElements of a Complete Streets Policy; High Prices in America's Cities are Reviving the Suburbs; Millennials and Silent Generation Drive Desire for Walkable Communities, Say Realtors; How Microtransit Could Transform Cities; City of Boulder Transportation Progress Report; Smart Mobility in Smart Cities

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