Round 9 of CAC meetings. All CACs have finished holding their next round of meetings. Visit the individual CAC pages listed below for details.
Background and Purpose
Until November 21st 2014, Montgomery County Department of Transportation reached out to residents and businesses inviting them to serve on the county’s Rapid Transit System (RTS) Corridor Advisory Committees (CACs). These committees are part of the Montgomery County Department of Transportation's (MCDOT) and the State of Maryland's commitment to developing a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System in Montgomery County.
Now that these committees have been formed, they will be providing community stakeholders (area residents, businesses, community organizations and others) the opportunity to participate in the BRT System planning process. By working with engineers, architects, land use professionals, and planners, these committees will be advising MCDOT and the State in the decision process related to:
Three major corridors in Montgomery County will be studied over the next two years. The three corridors have been divided into six segments, with each segment assigned to a Corridor Advisory Committee. The six segments are the following:
Written meeting summaries of each of these CACs are shown on their respective web pages, under Meeting Documents toward the bottom of the page. Video tape recordings of each meeting have been available since August, 2015. Links to the videos are also shown in the Meeting Documents section of each page, or you can visit the web page containing all of the video links.
CAC Mission Statement
The MD 355, MD 586 and US 29 Corridor Advisory Committees (CAC) will:
Give community participants the opportunity to provide input to all planning and design;
Provide the opportunity to discuss study assumptions and methodologies;
Fulfill County Council requirements for transparency and community involvement;
Provide the opportunity for interaction and information-sharing among impacted residents/communities, property owners of businesses/institutions, transportation agency representatives, and transportation system users;
Study and discuss potential community impacts in a comprehensive manner that supports cost-effective and context- and community- sensitive implementation outcomes.
Serve as a clearinghouse for sharing of timely and accurate information on the studies and plans in each corridor;
Share information from the CAC meetings with the community groups that you represent and share input received from them during subsequent CAC meetings; and
Provide leadership and build consensus within the community to coalesce diverse interests and address stakeholder issues.
Copyright 2017. Montgomery County Government All Rights Reserved.