The City of Ashland is currently conducting a Transit Feasibility Study to assess how public transportation interaction with our current system can be improved to best serve our residents, the workforce and visitors. The feasibility study will access transit circulation within the City limits and the connection regionally through use of RVTD's existing system. RVTD is also currently updating is long term master plan and documents can be found here: http://www.rvtd2040transitplan.com/. The City Council approved the Transit Feasibility Study and selected consultant, Nelson Nygaard, at the February 0, 2018 Business Meeting. Information regarding the approval can be found here: https://www.ashland.or.us/SIB/files/022018_Transit_Feasiblity_Study_Contract(1).pdf
To date the consultant firm of Nelson Nygaard has developed Technical Memorandum #1, Existing Conditions and Needs Assessment. This technical memo is available as a .pdf below. Additional documents will be posted as they become available.
The most recent project schedule update is also posted below. There will be two more presentations before the Transportation Commission, one in October and one in November to detail development of the strategies and funding opportunities memo. Public Comment will be taken as part of the meeting presentations and be incorporated as required into the final document that will be presented before the City Council in December.Technical Memorandum #1