November 23, 2020

Nov. 27 deadline to apply for Active Transportation Committee

The Active Transportation Committee provides feedback on projects relating to bicycling, such as the new 13th Avenue bikeway.

Eugene's newest protected bikeway on 13th Avenue

The City of Eugene Transportation Team seeks residents who are interested in serving on the Active Transportation Committee (ATC). Recruitment is underway to fill vacancies for two year terms beginning January 2021. Applicants must reside within Eugene’s Urban Growth Boundary and be willing to attend monthly meetings and read background materials provided by city staff. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.

ATC members play a vital role in implementing walking and biking projects in the MoveEUG: Active Transportation Strategy and Transportation System Plan (TSP) which will shape the future of the pedestrian and bicycling system for the next 20 years and make Eugene an even greater place for people who walk and bike.

Applications are available here and the deadline for submitting applications is November 27, 2020. After this date, staff will review the applications and invite selected candidates to interviews which will be scheduled in early December.

About Eugene’s Active Transportation Committee

Eugene’s Active Transportation Committee (ATC) advises the City of Eugene Transportation Team and community organizations and partners on the following:

  • Implementation of Move EUG: Active Transportation Strategic Plan
  • Community and constituent interests in transportation planning decisions
  • Provides feedback to staff on projects relating to walking and bicycling

The Active Transportation Committee meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Guests will be provided with opportunities to speak at the beginning of each meeting.

Lee Shoemaker, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, is the staff liaison to the Active Transportation Committee. He can be reached at 541-682-5471.