Chapters

Chapter 1- Introduction

This chapter outlines the goals and scope of the LRTP.

Chapter 2- Regional Setting

This chapter provides a context of the Pikes Peak Region. It includes information on the cultural and community character as well as air and water quality concerns.

Chapter 3- Public Involvement & Agency Coordination

This chapter discusses PPACG’s public involvement process and the steps taken to maximize public participation & stakeholder feedback in the development of the 2040 plan.

Chapter 4- Planning Framework

This chapter establishes PPACG’s goals, objectives, performance measures and scoring criteria. Additionally, this chapter explains how these elements are used during project selection.

Chapter 5- Future Regional Development

This chapter examines possible regional growth scenarios and their affects on the transportation system.

Chapter 6- Regional Transportation Needs

This chapter provides a framework for the development, operation and management of the transportation system within the larger context of the area’s social, economic, mobility and environmental goals.

Chapter 7- Financial Plan

This chapter presents an approximate yet realistic estimate of both the total funds available and total program costs related to maintenance, operations and capital projects.

Chapter 8- Implementation Plan

This chapter discusses the priorities that PPACG used when selecting specific projects for the region. This chapter includes the fiscally constrained list of projects as well as the unfunded project list.

Chapter 9- System Management & Operations

This chapter discusses PPACG’s strategies for managing existing infrastructure to improve efficiency and economy of the regional transportation system.

Chapter 10- Safety

This chapter provides the context for transportation-related deaths and injuries in the Pikes Peak Region and outlines strategies to address these issues.

Chapter 11- Security

This chapter focuses on strategies related to emergency preparedness including mitigation, evacuation, emergency response and recovery.

Chapter 12- Freight & Commodity Flows

This chapter discusses freight transportation in the Pikes Peak Region. It identifies key regional corridors and truck routes.

Chapter 13- Public Health & Transportation

This chapter considers the health impacts of transportation policies and decisions.

Chapter 14- Mitigation & Monitoring 

This chapter discusses how land use, water quality and natural resource concerns play into the transportation planning and decision making process.

Chapter 15- Air Quality Conformity 

This chapter discusses air quality conformity in the Pikes Peak Region.