Committees

Active Transportation Committee

The Active Transportation Committee provides leadership and guidance in the realm of active transportation. The committee provides a forum to share information about best practices and collaborate on shared interests. The group consists of diverse representatives throughout Central Ohio including local governments, public agencies, non-profit organizations, and private interests.

Attributable Funds Committee

The Attributable Funds Committee provides advice to the Transportation Policy Committee, the Transportation Advisory Committee and the Community Advisory Committee on the development and execution of the processes used to allocate MORPC-attributable federal funds to projects and project sponsors.

Central Ohio GIS User Group

COGUG is a group of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) professional users that meets quarterly to discuss trends and best practices in the sharing and consumption of spatial data using commercial and open-source GIS. Meetings are open to GIS users of public and private organizations.

Central Ohio Greenways Board

Central Ohio Greenways (COG) is a trail network of national significance spanning 230+ miles, connecting Central Ohio to other parts of the state and country. These trails are traveled more than 12 million miles annually providing economic, quality of life, and health benefits to the community.

Central Ohio Systems Management Organizational Sharing

COSMOS is a group of public-sector Information Technology professionals that meets quarterly in order to discuss matters relating to technology and facilitate best practices. COSMOS seeks to coordinate technological infrastructure and communication between our members.

Commission

MORPC’s board of commissioners determines the strategic direction of the agency. Our local government members appoint elected officials and staff to serve as their representatives to the commission. All meetings are open to the public.

Community Advisory Committee

The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is comprised of volunteers representing a broad segment of the population including, but not limited to, low-income and minority households and those traditionally underserved by transportation.

Energy & Air Quality Working Group

The Energy & Air Quality Working Group provides leadership and guidance in the areas of energy and air quality. The working group provides a forum to share information about best practices and collaborate on shared interests. The group consists of diverse representatives throughout Central Ohio including local governments, public agencies, non-profit organizations, and private interests.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee reviews and makes recommendations to the Commission regarding our goals, objectives, strategic direction, public policy issues and budgetary issues. The Executive Committee is also authorized to address personnel matters, as well as operational and administrative policies and procedures.

Interregional Connections Committee

The Interregional Connections Committee (ICC) is tasked with planning and developing regional mobility initiatives that promote mode choice options.

Regional Data Advisory Committee

The Regional Data Advisory Committee (RDAC) is a top-level advisory committee consisting of data experts representing the public, private, nonprofit, and academic sectors. The members evaluate and advise the Commission and MORPC staff on matters of regional importance pertaining to data. The RDAC vision is to make Central Ohio a leader in using data to improve the quality of life for all residents.

Regional Information & Data Group (RIDG)

The Regional Information & Data Group (RIDG) serves as a forum for sharing knowledge resources across organizations to enhance the ability, as a region, to use data to inform and improve planning, policy, and other decision-making that affects residents now and in the future. RIDG serves as an opportunity for professionals to convene around public sector challenges on a quarterly basis.

Regional Policy Roundtable

The Regional Policy Roundtable directs the public policy and advocacy work of MORPC. The committee includes representatives from local governments, businesses and non-profits who offer guidance on current issues and create a biennial public policy agenda that serves as a framework of our policy positions.

Sustainability Advisory Committee

The Sustainability Advisory Committee serves as the voice for sustainability on MORPC’s Commission and as advisors to MORPC’s sustainability-focused programming, working groups, and other committees.

Sustaining Scioto Board

The Sustaining Scioto Board guides the Sustaining Scioto Implementation Plan to help the region adapt to climate change and ensure access to clean and abundant water for a growing region.

Transportation Advisory Committee

The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) includes representatives from state, local and federal transportation agencies, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, public utilities, the taxicab industry and charter bus/van operators.

Upcoming Meetings

Executive Committee

March 7, 2024, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

March 14, 2024, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

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