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PROJECT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (PAC)

The Project Advisory Committee (PAC) is an important partner that will be provide input on the development of the Bayfront Parkway Corridor. The committee members are intended to represent a variety of interests and concerns that were identified during the stakeholder interview process, including the following:

• Neighborhood and City Access
• Economic Development
• Alternate Transportation Modes
• Public Facilities
• Transportation Planning and Programming
• Emergency Services
• Bayfront Development

The PAC will help oversee the direction of the study as it develops.

Below is a list and summary of past meetings to date.

PAC Meeting #1
Date: December 17, 2014
Location: Erie Intermodal Transportation Center
Purpose:The purpose of this meeting was to introduce the group to the study, share details regarding existing conditions, and discuss improvements priorities for the Bayfront Parkway Corridor.

Topics of discussion included:
• Scope of the Study
• A Review of Previous Studies
• Current Conditions
• Planned Economic Development
• Improvement Priorities

A full summary from the meeting can be found here.

PAC Meeting #2
Date: March 10, 2015
Location: Erie Intermodal Transportation Center
Purpose: The purpose of the second PAC meeting was to provide a study update, introduce the Purpose & Need, review potential improvement types and discuss next steps.

Topics of discussion included:
• Future Traffic Modeling
• Public Survey Results
• Study Purpose and Needs
• Conceptual Improvement Approach
• Improvement Image Survey

A full summary from the meeting can be found here.

PAC Meeting #3
Date: April 14, 2015
Location: Tom Ridge Environmental Center
Purpose: The purpose of the third PAC meeting was to present improvement scenarios to the PAC members for their review and comments.

Topics of discussion included:
• An update on planned economic development
• Review of two improvement scenarios
• Next Steps for the Study

A full summary from the meeting can be found here.

PAC Meeting #4 and Public Meeting #1
Date: June 24, 2015
Location: Bayfront Convention Center
Purpose: The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the study to date, present improvement concepts to the PAC, Public Officials and the Public, and gather input. PAC Members were invited to attend the Public Officials Briefing that was held prior to the Public Meeting.

Topics of discussion included:
• Purpose and Needs of the Study
• Present Improvement Concepts
• Describe the Study Process
• Next Steps for the Study

A full summary from the meeting can be found here.

PAC Meeting #5
Date: September 29, 2015
Location: Tom Ridge Environmental Center
Purpose: The purpose of the meeting was to present and discuss the blended improvement option.

Topics of discussion included:
• How to Prioritize improvements
• Funding Options
• Additional Improvement Ideas
• Next Steps for the Study

A full summary from the meeting can be found here.

PAC Meeting #6
Date:December 5, 2016
Location: Tom Ridge Environmental Center
Purpose: The purpose of the meeting was to review results of the previous corridor prioritization activity from the fifth PAC meeting, present new Central Bayfront improvement concepts, identify concepts for advancement, and discuss final steps of the study.

Topics of discussion included:
• Study Update
• Additional Central Bayfront Concepts
• Next Steps for the Study

A full summary from the meeting can be found here.

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