The Active Transportation Committee is the body of the MPO responsible for improving and promoting active modes of mobility, in the MPO study area, by monitoring the implementation of the Laredo Webb County Active Transportation Plan (ATP) and providing recommendations on MPO active transportation related activities to the Policy Committee.

The responsibilities of the Active Transportation Committee shall include the following: 

  •  Monitor the implementation of the Laredo and Webb County Active Transportation Plan
  •  Recommend active transportation related planning studies to be conducted
  •  Provide recommendations to the MPO Policy Committee regarding active transportation planning activities
  •  Advise the MPO Policy Committee on active transportation related technical and policy issues
  •  Explore and recommend funding options and opportunities for active
     transportation related projects
  •  Promote community outreach efforts such as bicycle and pedestrian safety campaigns and educational programs

NHTSA Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Fatalities

Pedestrians Killed in Traffic Crashes in 2021

Source: FHWA

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