Establishing an RTA is a formal process set forth in state statute. Over the next year, Formation Committee and Technical Committee members representing Eagle County and the town and metro districts that want to be part of the RTA will work through the legal, financial and technical details of creating and funding an RTA with the goal of crafting an agreement that can gain broad acceptance from the community.
The first steps in the RTA formation process have already begun with the adoption of a Memorandum of Understanding by the participating local governments. Specifically, the MOU:
The potential RTA will be focused on regional collaboration and resource sharing to address the following transit goals:
The potential RTA will consider many upgrades to the valley’s transportation, transit and mobility options. Below are some of the initial considerations for the RTA’s Technical Committee members: