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Beyond 77 Task Force – Mission Statement

Engage the region’s governments, stakeholders, and residents to act on transportation opportunities and serve as the champions to guide the strategies and priorities from the Beyond 77 Study, to help transform opportunities into solutions that improve and enhance mobility, equity, quality of life, resiliency, and economic prosperity.

Scope of Work

  1. Input and approval for the marketing plan
  2. Advocate and help with the coordination process with the other major initiatives and their outcomes within the study area and/or the CRTPO planning area
  3. Evaluate, prioritize, and set the course of action for the shortlist of recommendations
  4. Discussion and execution of a regional/county plan on funding alternative solution(s)


NameAgency/OrganizationFocus Areas
Alex RotenberryNCDOT – IMDTransit and active transportation
Andrew VentrescaTown of TroutmanPlanner/TCC vice chair
Andy GrzymskiCharlotte DOTPlanner/roadway
Arthur CashwellGaston-Cleveland-Lincoln MPOPlanner/CRAFT, region
Bill ThunbergLake Norman Transportation CommissionLake Norman area
Commissioner Rob KidwellCity of Huntersville CommissionElected official
Dr. Mike MiltichFormer CRTPO Board ChairInfluencer, former CRTPO Chair
Dr. Sylvia Bittle-PattonCherry Community OrganizationHousing and Land-use
Irene IvieMecklenburg CountyPublic Health / BikePed
Johanna QuinnCharlotte DOTPlanner/active transportation
Mayor Pro Tem Braxton WinstonCity of Charlotte CouncilElected official
Mayor Pro Tem Lisa QuallsTown of Mooresville CommissionElected official/CRTPO Board vice chair
Michael JohnsonFormer CRTPO Board ChairInfluencer, former CRTPO Chair
Michelle NanceCentralina Regional CouncilPlanner/Region
Mshauri A.J. SimmonsAll Means, The Males Place, UNCCYouth, SBE
Rickey HallWest Blvd Neighborhood CoalitionEquity, Neighborhood coalition
Scott Miller NCDOT – DivisionsDivisions 10 and 12
Tim GibbsFormer Charlotte DOT Transportation PlannerInfluencer, former Charlotte DOT Planner
Tony LathropNCBOT – NC Board of TransportationDivisions 10 and 12
Warren CookseyNCDOT – NC Turnpike AuthorityDirector of Outreach and Community Affairs
Task Force Members

Agendas and Meeting Minutes

Meeting #7 – May 25, 2023 – Agenda |

Meeting #6 – March 30, 2023 – Agenda | Minutes

Meeting #5 – January 30, 2023 – Agenda | Minutes

Meeting #4 – November 21, 2022 – Agenda | Minutes

Meeting #3 – September 28, 2022 – Agenda | Minutes

Meeting #2 – August 15, 2022 – Agenda | Minutes

Task Force Kickoff Meeting – May 23, 2022 – Agenda | Minutes

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