Enhance Regional Mobility September 2020

City Moves Forward with Transportation Advisory Committee Recommendations, Innovative Transportation Solutions In 2017, Arlington’s City Council appointed a Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) made up of 31 residents and stakeholders to develop a transportation vision for the City. The committee spent a year researching and discussing the latest innovations in transportation technology in order to formulate recommendations. The Transportation Advisory Committee’s recommendations are intended to serve as guidance for city leaders as they adopt policies and craft specific service plans to improve mobility and connectivity. In its report, titled,”Connect Arlington,” the Committee identified populations to be served, key destinations that require service, and six priority corridors to fully serve Arlington’s transportation needs. The report also includes recommendations for specific modes of transportation, ranging from rideshare service to high speed rail to autonomous shuttles, in order to connect people to and from destination points within the six corridors. Three years after the Committee presented its recommendations to City Council, significant progress has been made to implement these recommendations. Demand response rideshare was recommended for several key corridors and areas within the City, and this recommendation (continued on page 2) Q4 UPDATE · FY 2020 • Page 1 - City Moves Forward with Transportation Advisory Committee Recommendations • Page 2 - City Moves Forward with Transportation Advisory Committee Recommendations | High Speed Rail in Arlington • Pages 3-5 - Citywide Street Projects and Updates • Page 6 -Via Rideshare Expansion | Autonomous Vehicle Testing • Page 7 - Public Works and Transportation Department Pilots Innovative Transportation Technology Projects | Autonomous Vehicle Testing • Page 8 - Handitran Update | Via Rideshare Update WWW.ARLINGTONTX.GOV | Connect with us! @CITYOFARLINGTON