Rick Naimark, Arizona State University
Krista Shepherd, Gould Evans
Having access to safe and reliable multi-modal transportation options is vital to any great city. Through advocacy and public policy recommendations, this Committee is devoted to the development of present and future initiatives that boost rail, bus, biking, walking, safe streets, and parking options affecting businesses and residents of Greater Downtown Phoenix. Through active discussion and engagement, the goal is to develop an action plan and recommendations that benefit the community as a whole.
For prospective Members, this Committee provides a voice for multi-modal and public transportation advocates, and the ability to take part in projects shaping transit policy.
• Evaluating parking issues related to street meters, structures, accessibility, shared and surface parking and developing public/private partnerships to increase the speed to market for solutions
• Coordinating and assisting various PCA Committees and community groups on transportation-related topics and issues
• Serving as a liaison for businesses during street construction and long-term detours
• Developing and fostering ongoing partnerships with Phoenix police and fire, local transit authorities, universities, and community groups in an effort to be inclusive and collaborative