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The Plan

In mid-2019, the city began the development of Westminster's first Transportation & Mobility Plan - a community-driven plan to address near- and long-term multimodal transportation and mobility needs of residents, commuters and visitors. The plan will include goals, objectives, and recommendations for strategic actions and investments to provide safer and more efficient, connected, and accessible transportation options for all demographic sectors of our community including the needs of our youth, aging, disabled and work force populations. Guiding policy recommendations will also be developed to prepare for factors including evolving technologies and advancement in environment and community health. The plan will also identify key corridors for transit, bicycle and pedestrian improvements. 

The Vision and Goals

Community input received to-date, Westminster’s Strategic Plan, existing plans, staff input, and industry best practices were used to inform the development of the draft Transportation & Mobility Plan vision and goals. The draft vision and goals will be available during community engagement later this summer. The goals will be used to help guide the development of polices and recommendations, prioritization of projects, and plan implementation metrics. The project team has begun developing measurable objectives and actions to achieve these goals.

The Process

The development of the Transportation & Mobility Plan began in August 2019 and anticipated to be completed in early 2021. A consultant team is working with City staff by providing technical expertise and support community engagement, in coordination with other citywide and regional plans and projects, including Westminster Forward.

  

Community Engagement and Outreach

Input from the community will be important throughout the plan development process to ensure the plan meets the current and future transportation and mobility needs of the community. Development of the Transportation & Mobility Plan will be informed by community input during three phases of public engagement: phase 1 (vision, goals and existing conditions) was completed in 2019, phase 2 (trade-offs, strategies, scenarios, and priorities) will begin later this summer, and the final and third phase (draft plan) will be later in 2020. The project team will use a variety of in-person and online engagement tools throughout the process. Local and regional agencies will also be engaged. 

Thank you to those who participated in-person and online during the summer and fall 2019 Westminster Forward and phase 1 Transportation & Mobility Plan outreach - your feedback will help inform the development of the plan. We'll post of summary of what we've heard later this summer. Look for more opportunities to provide input also later this summer during the plan’s phase 2 of community outreach and engagement.

The Results

After the plan is developed, progress on the plan's implementation will be provided periodically to the community. The plan will be used to guide city projects, plans and programs.

Transportation & Mobility Plan Community Advisory Team (TMP CAT)

The development of the plan will also be informed by input from a Community Advisory Team comprised of over 30 individuals representing various community interests including neighborhoods, City boards and commissions, businesses and employers, healthcare, housing and human services, mode-specific organizations, education, and state and regional agencies. This team will convene up to 4 times over the year to provide input, help disseminate information to their respective community/organization, and be champions during the TMP development and implementation.