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Transportation Master Plan


The City of Boulder is currently preparing the 2019 Transportation Master Plan (TMP) update. The TMP is the guiding policy document for the city of Boulder's transportation system and is organized around five focus areas:  Complete StreetsRegional TravelTransportation Demand ManagementFunding and  Sustainability  Learn more about the background of the TMP by clicking the Current (2014) TMP button above.

The 2019 TMP update will assess how far the community has come in meeting its mobility and sustainability goals since the last version of the TMP was released in 2014 and will establish transportation policy and investment priorities for the future.

News and Events 

On Sept. 17, 2019, City Council accepted the 2019 Transportation Master Plan and 2019 Pedestrian Plan following a public hearing and a recommendation from the Transportation Advisory Board. The final TMP and related documents will be posted soon.

View the draft TMP and appendices:

Become a TMP Ambassador  

Are you passionate about making Boulder a city where taking the bus, riding a bike, or simply walking is just as easy and convenient as driving a car? Then sign up to become a Transportation Master Plan (TMP) Ambassador! Learn more.

TMP 2019 Update Community Engagement Summary

View the latest Summary of Community Engagement pdf for the period of October 2017 - August 2019.


Sign up below for the City of Boulder's Transportation e-newsletter to receive regular updates on the TMP and community events:

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Previous Events

Connecting People and Places: Transportation Master Plan Launch


On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the c­ity launch­ed a communi­ty dr­iven update to Boulder' s Transportati­on Master Plan (TMP) at the Millennium Harvest House. The event included an interactive open house with information boards pdf and featur­ed nat­ional visionaries on sustai­nable transportation, regional mobi­l­ity and emergi­ng technolog­ies. The panel discussion was recorded for those who weren't able to attend.

Panel speaker bios are provided below, followed by the time in the video to view each speaker' s presentation:

Jeremy Klop , Director of Strategy at Fehr & Peers, led LA citywide Mobility Plan 2035 - 20 mins 00  Jeremy' s Slides pdf

Jeffrey Tumlin , principal and director of strategy at Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, author of Sustainable Transportation: Tools for Creating Healthy, Vibrant and Resilient Communities - 45 mins 45  Jeffrey' s Slides pdf

Kevin J. Krizek , Professor of Environmental Design and Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, Fulbright Scholar and researcher on cycling, co-author of The End of Traffic and the Future of Access: A Roadmap to the New Transport Landscape - 1:09 hour  Kevin' s Slides pdf

Francie Stefan , Mobility Manager for the City of Santa Monica, leads the citywide Strategic Goal to Create a New Model of Mobility 1:30 hour  Francie' s Slides pdf

View all speaker presentations as a single  PDF pdf (large file).

Advanced Mobility Forum

On Oct. 18, 2017, the City of Boulder and the Boulder Chamber  sponsored an open house and panel discussion featuring discussions with national practitioners and researchers on the cutting edge of new transportation technologies. This is just the start of the conversation about how advanced mobility will continue to impact how we move around - and how we plan for the future - in Boulder and the region.  Visit the event page to learn about the speakers featured, and be sure to  check out the video!

Transportation Master Plans Open House + Panel Discussion

On Thursday, March 21, the City of Boulder, Boulder County and CU Boulder hosted a joint open house and panel discussion about the future of transportation in our region. Watch a recording of the panel below or view the project boards from the open house.


Randall Rutsch 
Senior Transportation Planner 303-441-4270
[email protected]

Kathleen Bracke 
GO Boulder Manager
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