PACTS Press Room

2016-2017 PACTS UPWP

February 15th, 2016

In November 2015 the PACTS Policy Committee adopted a two-year budget for regional transportation planning and project administration which is called the Unified Planning Work Program.  Feel free to contact PACTS if you have any questions or comments. 2016-2017 PACTS Unified Planning Work Program  

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STIP Amendments

July 2nd, 2015

Below are two lists, one representing FHWA and one representing FTA.  Each list has 5 tabs – a tab for all projects and then a tab for each of the MPOs. STIP Amendment Listing FHWA 06-16-2015 STIP Amendment Listing FTA 06-16-2015

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PACTS working with the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, the Legislature and area Law Enforcement Agencies

December 15th, 2014

Over the last few years PACTS has enlisted the Bicycle Coalition of Maine (BCM) to broaden the dialogue, improve communication and reach consensus around a better understanding of the laws pertaining to pedestrians and cyclists, otherwise characterized as the “Vulnerable User.”  The emphasis has been on three of the five “E’s” which pertain to that […]

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PACTS Executive Director Annual Report – October 2014

October 8th, 2014

We hope you find this report informative, and we welcome your feedback on it.

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PACTS Public Opinion Survey

September 18th, 2014

Last summer we completed a statistically-significant public opinion telephone survey of residents of our region.  We are using it as we prepare our 2015 regional transportation plan.  It shows us that people are making significant changes in their transportation behavior in response to changes in the world around them.  Click here to see the 250-page survey report, […]

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Congresswoman Pingree on Transportation

July 22nd, 2014

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree and her transportation staff met at GPCOG/PACTS on July 14th with an invited group to discuss transportation policy issues.  It was a great opportunity for a wide variety of transportation organizations and advocates (40 people) to share their visions and concerns with the Congresswoman.  Commissioner Bernhardt, Peter Mills and three members of the […]

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Transportation Year In Review

July 22nd, 2014

At the 2014 PACTS Annual Meeting, John Duncan, PACTS Director, presented a series of slides looking at numerous innovations, partnerships and other successes accomplished during the year. Insert slide show here.  they highlight the work of our municipalities, transit systems, the Maine Department of Transportation and other partners in our work together to plan for, […]

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Brighton Av., Deering Ave. and Falmouth St. Intersection Study: June 1, 2012 update

June 5th, 2012

The City of Portland and PACTS are conducting a transportation and streetscape study of the intersection of Brighton Avenue, Deering Avenue and Falmouth Street. The goals of the study are to improve the safety and mobility for all users of the intersection including motorists, pedestrians, transit users and operators, and bicyclists. Because of its current […]

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Riding Your Bike with Traffic

April 11th, 2011

Ride as you would drive a car. Important note, riding against traffic is one of the most dangerous things a cyclist can do. Spread the word to always ride with traffic, be predicable and follow all the rules of the road!!

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Passing a Bicyclist

March 18th, 2011

Here’s one of the new Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s videos about how to safely pass a cyclist.

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