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21st Century Transportation Task Force

On March 19, 2007, the Albuquerque City Council took an important step in planning for and protecting Albuquerque’s future when it passed a bill (O-07-71) creating the 21st-Centry Transportation Task Force.

By initiating a comprehensive and inclusive dialogue about the city’s transportation and transit needs, the Task Force will be able to provide thoughtful and balanced recommendations that will make Albuquerque a competitive, attractive, and sustainable city for generations to come.

October 9, 2008

21st Century Transportation Task Force's Final Report

Submitted to Mayor Chavez on October 1, 2008.

Submitted to the City Council via introduction of Other Communication (OC-08-15) on Monday, October 6, 2008, and referred to the Finance & Government Operations Committee. Scheduled to be heard at FGO on Monday, October 13, 2008, Council Committee Room, 9th floor, City Hall.

Bill O-07-71

Bill O-08-27 (extended the reporting deadline from May1, 2008 to September 1, 2008)

The Task Force began meeting in January 2008 and has met twice a month since then. Agendas, minutes, presentations, and other materials from each Task Force meeting are available below.


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Task Force Agendas, Minutes, and Presentations

Dates Agendas Minutes Presentations/Reports
August 19, 2008 8.19.08.Transp TF.Agenda 8.19.08.Transp TF.MINUTES  
August 5, 2008 8.5.08.Transp TF.Agenda 8.5.08.Transp TF.MINUTES
July 22, 2008 7.22.08.Transp TF.Agenda 7.22.08.Transp TF.MINUTES  
July 8, 2008 7.8.08.Transp TF.Agenda 7.8.08.Transp TF.MINUTES 7.8.08.ABQ Streetcar Presentation4.Leland Consulting
June 24, 2008 6.24.08.Transp TF.Agenda 6.24.08.Transp TF.MINUTES  
June 11, 2008 6.11.08.Transp TF.Agenda 6.11.08.Transp TF.MINUTES 6.11.08.Street Maintenance and Rehab.DMD
May 27, 2008 5.27.08.Transp TF.Agenda 5.27.08.Transp TF.MINUTES  
May 17, 2008 5.17.08.Transp TF.Agenda    
May 13, 2008 5.13.08.Transp TF.Agenda 5.13.08.Transp TF.MINUTES 5.13.08.ABQ Streetcar Presentation3.Leland Consulting
April 15, 2008 4.15.08.Transp TF.Agenda 4.15.08.Transp TF.MINUTES 4.15.08.ABQ Streetcar Presentation2.Leland Consulting
April 1, 2008 4.1.08.Transp TF.Agenda 4.1.08.Transp TF.MINUTES 4.1.08.Intelligent Transportation Systems.MRCOG
March 4, 2008 3.4.08.Transp TF.Agenda 3.4.08.Transp TF.MINUTES  
February 20, 2008 2.20.08.Transp TF.Agenda 2.20.08.Transp TF.MINUTES


February 5, 2008 2.5.08.Transp TF.Agenda 2.5.08.Transp TF.MINUTES


January 23, 2008 1.23.08.Transp TF.Agenda 1.23.08.Transp TF.MINUTES
January 8, 2008 1.8.08.Transp TF.Agenda 1.8.08.Transp TF.MINUTES  
The Task Force must submit a final report to the Mayor and City Council by September 1, 2008. Their report will make recommendations with respect to the continuation of and dedication of the
  • ¼ Cent Transportation Infrastructure Tax,
  • development of a modern streetcar in the context of roadway, city-wide public transit, and other multi-modal improvements,
  • financing of those improvements.

The composition of the Task Force is intended to be as diverse as possible so that the views represented by and recommendations that come from the group are an accurate reflection of what people want to see happen in Albuquerque. From the largest employers in the city to various advocacy groups and technical resources, the Task Force is made up of many stakeholder groups whose participation and input is critical to making this a successful undertaking.

Organization Member
City Council District 1 Claude Luisada
City Council District 2 Claude Morelli
City Council District 3 Moises Gonzalez
City Council District 4 Jeffrey Peterson
City Council District 5 Antonio Sandoval
City Council District 6 Charles Ivy*
City Council District 7 Terry Keene
City Council District 8 Gary Bodman
City Council District 9 Nevin Harwick
Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Alex Romero
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Bert Thomas
Kirtland Airforce Base Brent Wilson
University of New Mexico Clovis Acosta
Mid-Region Council of Governments Chris Blewett
Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce Cynthia Reinhart*
Albuquerque Convention and Visitors' Bureau Dale Lockett
American Automobile Association - New Mexico Affiliate Jeannie Chavez*
Albuquerque Alliance for Active Living Joanne McEntire
American Planning Association - New Mexico Chapter Joel Wooldridge
Rails, Inc. JW Madison
Albuquerque Public Schools (Principal, El Dorado High) Martin Sandoval
Sandia National Laboratories Ralph Cipriani
Albuquerque Economic Development / Economic Forum Bob Murphy
Building Trades Council  
Central New Mexico Community College  
Intel Corporation  
CABQ Energy Council Frank Burcham
CABQ Air Quality Control Board Augustine “Gus” Grace
CABQ Transit Advisory Board  
Co-Chair / City Councilor Isaac Benton
Co-Chair Mike Skaggs*

*Appointed by Mayor Chavez but, for various reasons, no longer serves on the task force.