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Transportation Master Plan (TMP)

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Join us!

Join us for the TMP launch on March 21! Register here (registration is free).

Join us in this first of many conversations and tell us how you envision the future of transportation in Boulder:

Connecting People and Places: Transportation Master Plan Launch
March 21, 2018
Millennium Harvest House (1345 28th St.)
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Open House
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Panel Discussion and Audience Question and Answer

Jeffrey Tumlin,
 Principal and director of strategy at Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Associates. Author of Sustainable Transportation Planning: Tools for Creating Healthy, Vibrant and Resilient Communities
Francie Stefan, Mobility Division Manager for the City of Santa Monica
Kevin Krizek, Director of Environmental Design at CU Boulder and author of The End of Traffic and the Future of Access
Jeremy Klop, Principal of Fehr and Peers Associates, Inc., and Los Angeles Mobility Plan 2035 lead

This event is just the start of a community conversation that will be ongoing throughout 2018 to set priorities and a vision for transportation. Staff will also evaluate progress toward the goals laid out in the 2014 TMP, community and regional trends that impact transportation and new innovations that will change the future of transportation in order to update the TMP. 

Provide Feedback Online

Visit Be Heard Boulder, the city's new online engagement platform, to provide feedback on the TMP update.

What is the TMP?

The Transportation Master Plan (TMP) guides the city's plans and investments in transportation. First adopted in 1989, the TMP has laid the foundation for the Community Transit Network (the city's system of buses), the multi-modal path system and underpasses, the Eco Pass and more. It also helps guide investments in operating and maintaining the current transportation system.

The most recent TMP was adopted in 2014, and is built on more than 20 years of consistent policy direction that has focused on safety, providing access to all users, reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and integrating with regional transportation developments. The TMP also integrates with broader community goals reflected in the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan and the city’s Sustainability Framework and Climate Commitment.

The TMP is really the Boulder community's plan . About every five years, city staff reach out to the community to learn whether the current goals and policy direction still reflect the community's values.

2018/2019 Transportation Master Plan Update

In March 2018, the city will launch the next update with a public open house and panel discussion featuring nationally recognized visionaries on sustainable transportation, regional mobility, emerging technologies and walkable neighborhoods.

The 2018-2019 TMP Update page is your resource for all of the latest information on this process.

To receive regular updates and to get involved, sign up for the City of Boulder's Transportation e-newsletter.

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Pedestrian Plan Update

During the last TMP update in 2014 we updated the Transit Plan (Renewed Vision for Transit ßinsert link to plan here). With the 2018 TMP update we will be diving into all things pedestrian, including sidewalks, multi-use paths, underpasses, pedestrian crossings and more.

Get ready to join the conversation. Learn more on the Pedestrian Plan update page.

Report on Progress

The Transportation Division publishes a Report on Progress every two years that assesses progress in the goals and objectives laid out in the 2014 TMP.

Select From the Five Focus Areas Below to Learn More About the Transportation Master Plan

The 2014 Transportation Master Plan Update pdf is the most recent adopted update to the TMP, and was a community effort to make Boulder's transportation system more accessible and sustainable for generations to come.  The plan is organized around five focus areas.

Previous TMP Update Files

TMP Menu 2008 - Some Links May Be Out of Date

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