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Active Transportation Committee

The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) consider all modes of transportation, including roadways, transit, and active transportation. The Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC) has expanded the bicycle and pedestrian portion of the RTP within recent years, adding emphasis on bicycle and pedestrian needs. As part of this effort, WFRC has coordinated with the Box Elder, Weber, Davis, and Salt Lake counties bicycle and trails committees, and currently works with the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), Utah Transit Authority (UTA), Utah Department of Health (UDOH), and others to identify a regional bicycle network, as well as first and last mile connections to transit.

Given the increasing interest in bicycle and pedestrian facilities, the Regional Growth Committee (RGC) established the Active Transportation Committee (ATC) in May of 2012 to provide guidance regarding bicycle and pedestrian planning issues. A major role for the ATC is to advise the Transportation Coordinating Committee (Trans Com) of bicycle and pedestrian facility programming issues within the funding programs identified in the TIP. This includes the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Safe Routes to School Program (SR2S), which specifically provide federal funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects. The Surface Transportation Program (STP) and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program (CMAQ) are leveraged to include bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure within larger construction projects.

For additional information regarding the ATC, please contact Hugh Van Wagenen.

Box Elder County (435-734-3300)

Davis County (801-451-3200)

Morgan County (801-829-6811)

Salt Lake County (385-468-2500)

Tooele County (866-707-3100)

Weber County (801-399-8401)

Mountainland Association of Governments (801-229-3834)

Utah Department of Transportation (801-965-4000)

Utah Transit Authority (801-743-3882)

Bike Utah (385-831-1515)*

Utah Department of Health (801-538-6003)*

Past Membership

* Non-Voting Representative

2020 Meetings

2019 Meetings

2018 Meetings

2017 Meetings

2021 Meeting Schedule
  • January 13
  • February 25
    New Member Orientation
  • March 10
  • April 14
  • June 9
  • August 11
  • October 13

All meetings are held on the second Wednesday at 9:45 – 11:15 am and will be held virtually until further notice.

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