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Parking 2.0

Please join us on Tuesday, August 21st at the Wichita Art Museum from 5:30-7:30pm for an entertaining and creative talk with award-winning and internationally-recognized transportation expert Jeff Tumlin as he discusses how parking affects communities on multiple levels, including public health, economic strength, and transportation connections. Special thanks to our friends at Health ICT, in collaboration with the Health and Wellness Coalition of Wichita, Wichita Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WAMPO) and Downtown Wichita for sponsoring this much anticipated event!

Registration is Free at HTTPS://PARKING2POINT0.EVENTBRITE.COM 

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Scenario Planning Initiative

 Fall 2017
    • Continue to talk to people about their perceptions of the transportation system.  To do this we will distribute survey’s, talk to community groups, elected officials and other groups to encourage their feedback. 
    • We will then use this information to define the scenarios (options).
    • Once these scenarios or options have been developed we will check back in with those who have contributed to see what you think before taking it to our board for approval. 
    • With  the help of the WAMPO Scenario Planning Workgroup members, all of the information will be used to create a list of priority scenarios.      
2018

    • The priority scenarios will be evaluated and the impacts identified.
    •  The results of the analysis will be shared with stakeholders.
    • The priority scenarios will be used to make a final  recommendation to the WAMPO Transportation Policy Body as direction for the upcoming update of the *Metropolitan Transportation Plan (due in July of 2020).      
*Metropolitan  Transportation Plan:  WAMPOs long range transportation plan (20  years).  This plan sets the direction and transportation priorities of the region.  All decisions and choices about Federal transportation spending in the region are based on this document.  

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WAMPO’s public participation process satisfies Wichita Transit’s public participation requirements for their Program of Projects.​

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