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PPACG Releases draft FY 2023-2027 Transportation Improvement Program

 

Last updated 10/20/2021 at 9:19am | View PDF



As the Pikes Peak region’s federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) is responsible for managing federal, state, and local transportation funds through a document called the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP is a short-range (four-year) plan that implements the Long Range Transportation Plan’s (LRTP’s) goals and identifies the specific transportation projects the region will allocate with its federal, state, and local funds.

The draft FY2023-2027 TIP was released for public comment by the PPACG Board of Directors on Oct. 13, with comments being accepted now through Nov. 12. The draft version of the TIP can be found at: https://www.ppacg.org/transportation/transportation-improvement-program/#23-27TIP.

PPACG staff will hold two public open house meetings and will be accepting comments throughout the public comment period. Public open house meetings will be held on Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. (via Zoom) and on Nov. 4 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at 14 S. Chestnut St., Colorado Springs. More details can be found at the link above. There will be a public hearing at the PPACG Board of Directors Meeting on Dec. 8 at 9 a.m.

All comments received will be made available on the PPACG website after the public comment period ends.  The comments received will be used during the approval process by staff and by the PPACG Board of Directors. Details on the FY2023-2027 TIP will remain available on the PPACG website and may be made available in alternative formats or languages upon request.

About the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments

PPACG’s 16 local governments collaborate on issues that cross political boundaries and work together to reach solutions that benefit the entire Pikes Peak region. PPACG’s primary focus is regional planning in transportation, aging issues, military impact planning and air and water quality.

 

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