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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Peninsula Loop Reboot - Community Outreach | Phase 2

Proposed Service Changes for Portland Peninsula

Also referred to as: The Peninsula Loop Reboot

Project Goals:

  • Develop an urban circulator that loops in both directions and provides faster, more convenient service on the Portland Peninsula.
  • Expand hours and frequency on the new urban circulator

Community Engagement 

The Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) and GPTD staffs  developed and implemented a two-stage public/rider and stakeholder outreach process that complies with GPTD’s Title VI Program.

Public Engagement Phase ONE - Fall 2019

  • Outreach employed a combination of in-person and online strategies to capture a diverse range of input from two audiences.
  • Presentation (Review / Summary of Phase One Public Engagement)

Public Engagement - Phase TWO - Fall 2020

  • November 19, 2020 - Proposed route changes and background- -HERE 
  • Public Meetings - Tuesday, December 8, 2020 (on ZOOM)
  • Press Release/Information (Nov. 24, 2020)
  • Community Outreach:
    Staff from Greater Portland METRO and GPCOG is working together to gather input of proposed circulator route and other service changes from riders and stakeholders.

  • Fact Sheets -- Proposed Route Changes (translated):
    ENGLISH
    ARABIC
    FRENCH
    PORTUGUESE
    SPANISH
    SOMALI

  • Fact Sheets/SURVEYS -- Proposed Route Changes (translated)
    ENGLISH
    ARABIC
    FRENCH
    PORTUGUESE
    SPANISH
    SOMALI

  • METRO staff will is coordinating additional outreach opportunities to gather feedback.

  • Comments can be sent to: INFO@GPMETRO.ORG; Call 207-517-3027

--Please check back for updated information.

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A Task Force, of METRO staff and board and stakeholders, was formed to provide feedback, guidance, and local expertise, and to offer connections to other stakeholders, networks, and the public. Meetings are open to the public with time for brief public comments.

Task Force Meetings -- Membership List

(Updated September 2020)

September 23, 2020
Agenda and supporting materials.
Presentation and notes from meeting.

Public Engagement - Phase ONE - Fall 2019

November 7, 2019
Agenda
Presentation (Review of Phase One Public Engagement)
Notes from meeting

June 13, 2019 
Agenda
Notes from meeting

May 2, 2019 - 
Agenda
Fact Sheet/Backgrounder
 Presentation
 Notes from meeting



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