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Upcoming Joint Worksession: February 6th

There will be a joint worksession with the Planning Commission and City Council to review and comment on the Draft TSP on Monday, February 6th at 5:30 pm.

We hope to see you there!

Posted February 3rd, 2017

Upcoming Project Meetings: April 26th

The next Advisory Committee and Public Presentation meetings have been schedule for April 26th.

Advisory Committee Meeting: 3:30 - 5:30 PM Public Presentation Meeting: 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Please check the meetings tab for more information on each one.

Posted April 4th, 2016

Thank You

We had a great meeting with the Public Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committees last week (2/10). The input we received will be reflected in Draft Technical Memorandum #4 and #5. Thank you to everyone who participated.

If you missed the meeting, please send any comments on the Draft Memorandums to by 2/24/16.

The Public Meeting held on 2/10 was attended by a dozen interested members of the community. The meeting included a summary of project goals, existing conditions, and future conditions. Those in attendance provided comments and input that will be reflected in future memorandums and the Draft Transportation System Plan.

Posted February 16th, 2016

Public Meeting Tonight at 6:30 in The Dalles City Hall Council Chambers

The first of two public workshops is scheduled for 6:30 PM tonight!

We hope you can join us as we highlight transportation needs that will guide transportation investments through 2035.

If you can't make it tonight, watch for more information about a second public meeting in April 2016.

Posted February 10th, 2016

Public Meeting Scheduled for February 10

The project team is looking forward to presenting findings of our work and getting your input on how to address existing and forecast transportation deficiencies and needs.

Please join us on February 10 at 6:30 PM in The Dalles City Council Chambers (within City Hall). The project team will provide a short presentation at 6:30 PM and lead participants through a workshop where you can help us identify, evaluate, and prioritize potential improvements.

For more information, please email the consultant team's project manager, Casey Bergh (

Posted January 7th, 2016

December 7th Update

The project team has completed a preliminary assessment of existing conditions. Assessment findings can be reviewed in three memorandums prepared for the project and available here :

  • Memo #1: Plans and Policy Review - presents a review of existing plans, regulations, and policies that affect transportation planning in The Dalles Transportation System Plan (TSP) update study area. The review explains the relationship between the documents and planning in this area, identifying key issues that will guide the TSP development process.

  • Memo #2: Goals and Objectives - presents goals, objectives and a draft set of evaluation criteria for the City of The Dalles TSP update. The goals and objectives will help guide the TSP update to ensure key issues are addressed within this process. The evaluation criteria will be used to set policies and identify “preferred alternatives”, which will comprise the list of recommended projects and associated policy, code amendments, and funding actions in the TSP.

  • Memo #3: Existing Transportation Conditions - documents the type, condition, and performance of facilities that provide transportation of people, goods, and services to and through The Dalles in 2015. This document identifies opportunities to improve transportation facilities, including roads, bridges, bike lanes, sidewalks, shared-use paths, rail lines, etc.

The Public Advisory Committee (PAC) and Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) guiding the project met at City Hall on November 18, 2015 to provide feedback and discuss study work and upcoming activities.

The project team will be finalizing the existing conditions analysis documents in December based on feedback received to date. In addition, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is finalizing a travel demand model developed to forecast local and regional traffic volume growth over the next two decades. The ODOT modeling results will be used to develop a 20-year forecast of future travel demand and corresponding improvement needs. These results are expected to be presented at the next TAC/PAC and public open house meetings in February. See the meeting details here.

Posted December 7th, 2015


Hello! Thanks for showing interest in the The Dalles Transportation System Plan (TSP). This project will update the City's 1999 TSP and will guide future transportation investments within the City's Urban Growth Boundary.

The project will take about 12 months to complete. Over the study period, this website will be the primary source for project-related information including meeting schedule, meeting summaries, draft documents for review, and final documents. To stay informed, check back often or subscribe by clicking the link below.

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Posted August 14th, 2015