PACTS Press Room

2017 PACTS Public Involvement Policies and Practices

March 5th, 2019

PACTS Public Involvement Plan January 2017

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Policy Committee 3_5_19

March 5th, 2019

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Building a shared vision for the region’s public transportation network.

January 25th, 2019

We’re starting work on building a shared vision for the region’s public transportation network and how that network will function and expand over the next 30 years. By finding ways to connect housing and jobs with public transportation, this effort  –  the first of its kind in Maine – will position the region to access more federal […]

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PACTS Planning Work Program

October 13th, 2017

On October 19th the PACTS Policy Committee adopted a regional transportation planning work program for 2018 and 2019 which is called the Unified Planning Work Program.  Click here to read it.  FMI contact, John Duncan.  

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Inspiring Transit Presentation

August 1st, 2017

Greg Jordan, the General Manager of the Metro, recently presented this inspiring slide show to the PACTS Policy Committee.  One slide shows that our region provides – and our residents use a lot – a level of public transit that is way above the national average!  The slide show also highlights recent transit service improvements […]

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FOR ALL TRANSIT USERS: AN IMPORTANT SURVEY

May 9th, 2017

If you use the transit system in Southern Maine, you are the most important voice in understanding how to improve service and make area transit work better for you. GPCOG is gathering information on how best to improve transit service over the next several years. Please take this survey and tell us how you would […]

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Destination 2040 Summary Plan Now Available

May 4th, 2017

We recently released the Destination 2040 Summary Plan!  This document is an easy read summary of the long range transportation plan which the PACTS Policy Committee adopted in 2016.  You can read the full chapters of the Plan in our website’s Long Range Transportation Planning section.  Want a hard copy(s) of the Summary Plan?  Have […]

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Our Regional Design Guide for Bicyclists & Pedestrians

April 2nd, 2017

This Regional Design Guide for Bicyclists & Pedestrians is intended for use by our member communities in the region. The guide helps provide assistance in designing and implementing both local and regional transportation systems that serve all users and that enhance community quality of place and quality of life. It is our hope that this […]

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Process has begun to program $16 million for transportation projects.

October 12th, 2016

The Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System (PACTS) has begun the process to program $16 million for transportation projects in the Greater Portland region.  Area municipalities and transit systems will submit applications for intersection improvements (such as turning lanes, roundabouts and improved traffic signals), paving collector roads, reconstructing arterial roads (like Route 302 in Westbrook and […]

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