Public Comment Opportunities

Public Hearings

The NFRMPO periodically conducts public hearings to provide a forum for public input on the Public Involvement Plan (PIP), air quality conformity, and other documents, and prior to major policy decisions such as VanGo™ fare increases.

Date Topic/Discussion
October 6, 2022 The North Front Range Transportation & Air Quality Planning Council (NFRT&AQPC) will hold a public hearing as part of their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, October 6, 2022 to determine air quality conformity of the 2045 RTP 2022 Update. The public is encouraged to attend. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will take place virtually and in person at the Weld County Administration Building. View additional meeting information.

In lieu of offering oral comments during the hearing, written comments may be submitted. These comments must be received at the NFRMPO address noted below or via email no later than Sunday, September 25, 2022. Comments may be submitted to Becky Karasko at bkarasko@nfrmpo.org.

The report available below is also available at the NFRMPO office at 419 Canyon Avenue, Suite 300, Fort Collins, CO 80521.

Draft Conformity Determination for the 2045 RTP 2022 Update

View the full public hearing notice .

Public Comment

The NFRMPO periodically provides public comment periods to provide a forum for public input on the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and other documents.

Topic Description Comments Due
Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Action Plan The Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Action Plan is open for public comment through October 28, 2022. The 30-day Public Comment period opened on September 28, 2022. To provide public comment, please contact Alex Gordon at 970-289-8279 or agordon@nfrmpo.org, or submit a comment online. October 28, 2022
2022 Public Involvement Plan The Draft 2022 Public Involvement Plan (PIP) is open for public comment through November 5, 2022. The 45-day Public Comment period opened on September 21, 2022. To provide public comment, please contact AnnaRose Cunningham at 970-818-9497 or arcunningham@nfrmpo.org, or submit a comment online. November 5, 2022

Plans and Programs in Development

The NFRMPO actively works on plans, programs, and projects throughout the year. The following Plans, Programs, and Projects are currently active. Outreach opportunities are highlighted for each project in the table below.

2050 Regional Transportation Plan 2050 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP)
The 2050 RTP is the long-range transportation plan for the region, identifying current and future needs, funding, and priorities. The RTP is updated every four years and must conform to statewide and federal requirements, including air quality conformity.
Get involved: TBD
2022 Public Involvement Plan Header 2022 Public Involvement Plan (PIP)
The NFRMPO is currently working on the 2022 update to the Public Involvement Plan (PIP). The PIP identifies the NFRMPO’s goals, desired outcomes, and strategies for the public involvement process. The 2022 PIP is scheduled to be adopted by the NFRMPO Planning Council in December 2022. The public comment period for the Draft PIP will be open in Fall 2022. View the Public Involvement page for more information.
RideNoCo Logo Expansion of the Mobility Program
The NFRMPO Planning Council approved $1.2M over three years for the expansion of the NFRMPO’s Mobility Program, including the development of a One Call/One Click Center, technical assistance and support, and the further evolution of collaboration in Larimer and Weld counties.
Get involved: The Mobility Committees meet every other month and discuss Mobility-related topics. All meetings are open to the public.
LinkNoCo Logo LinkNoCo
The NFRMPO Planning Council approved $250,000 to study potential corridors for upgraded transit connecting Larimer and Weld counties. The project has been dubbed LinkNoCo and is being led by the consultant, HDR, with expected complation in mid to late 2022. The project will compare the corridors recommended in the 2045 Regional Transit Element and identify potential investments in bus rapid transit, express bus, light rail, and/or commuter rail.
Get involved: A major part of the project will be community engagement, so keep an eye out of how to stay involved.