Number of public events with materials available

In 2018, CUUATS held a total number of 47 public events on education residents about the different transportation modes, facilities, and benefits in the community. The events included public presentations, public workshops, and public review period for the plans CUUATS authored, as well as welcome stations at schools and employment centers on active transportation events, as listed in the table below. Approximately 40 percent of 2018 public events were associated with the Long Range Transportation Plan update. In addition, CUUATS staff gave presentations to different audiences, including University of Illinois faculty and students, and held 12 CUUATS Technical and Policy committee meetings every year that were open to the public. The number of public events and more details about the public events are listed in the chart and table below.

This performance measure receives a positive rating as CUUATS successfully held a variety of public events with extensive materials available each consecutive year. During these events, CUUATS staff facilitated conversations and activities on facilities and benefits of the different modes of transportation in the region.

Public Events

Event DateEvent NameLocation(s)CUUATS roleRelated PlanGeneral description/additional comments
1/16/2015Staff table at Winter Institute Educators Expo Urbana School District #116Program authorSafe Routes to School Education and encourage walking and biking to school faculty
3/8/2015-6/6/2015Public Comment PeriodRPC website, Champaign Public Library, Urbana Free Library, BrookensProgram authorTransportation Improvement Program FY 16-19Collect comments on the plan
5/14/2015Welcome station at C-U Bike To Work DayBrookens Center Program authorEducation and encourage walking and biking to County employees
9/9/2015Light the Night volunteerUIUC CampusProgram authorImprove bike enforcement by helping people sign up to get their bikes registered
9/24/2015Public Workshop #1Leonhard Recreation CenterProgram authorCPD Trails PlanCollect comments on the plan
10/2/2015Welcome station Bike & Walk to BrookensBrookens Center Program authorEducation and encourage walking and biking to County employees
10/7/2015Welcome station at Walk ‘n’ Roll to School Day Dr. Williams Elementary in Urbana and Carrie Busey Elementary in Savoy Program authorSafe Routes to School Encourage walking & biking to school
10/17/2015C-U SRTS Project Bike Rodeo VolunteerUrbana’s Market at the Square Program VolunteerSafe Routes to School Teach children how to bike
10/28/2015Public Review PeriodUrbana Park District websiteProgram authorUPD Trails PlanCollect comments on the plan
12/1/2015Draft Plan Presentation Urbana Park District Board Study SessionProgram authorUPD Trails PlanCollect comments on the plan
12/3/2015Joint Presentation of Draft Plan Urbana City Council ChambersProgram authorUrbana Bike Master PlanPresentation Commissions:  Traffic, Sustainability Advisory, Bicycle & Pedestrian, and Plan
12/23/2015-2/1/2016Public Review PeriodRPC website, UBMP website, City of Urbana Community Development Department, City of Urbana Public Works Department, CCRPC, Urbana Free LibraryProgram authorUrbana Bicycle Master PlanCollect comments on the plan
12/24/2015Public Review PeriodCUUATS websiteProgram authorUrbana Bike Master PlanCollect comments on the plan
1/21/2016Public Workshop #2Springer Cultural Center, Room 201, 301 N. Randolph St., ChampaignProgram authorCPD Trails PlanCollect comments on the plan
2/4/2016Public Workshop #1Savoy Recreation Center, 402 W. Graham Drive, SavoyProgram authorSavoy Bike & Pedestrian Plan Collect comments on the plan
2/12/2016-3/27/2016Public Review PeriodRPC website, CUUATS websiteProgram authorPublic Participation Plan and Title VI ProgramCollect comments on the plan
3/31/2016Public Workshop #2Savoy Recreation Center, 402 W. Graham Drive, SavoyProgram authorSavoy Bike & Pedestrian Plan Collect comments on the plan
5/3/2016Welcome station at C-U Bike To Work DayBrookens Center Program coordinatorEncourage local employees to bike to work and provide bike education
5/6/2016-6/4/2016Public Comment PeriodRPC website, CUUATS website, Champaign Public Library, Urbana Free Library, BrookensProgram authorTransportation Improvement Program FY 17-20Collect comments on the plan
6/10/2016-7/9/2016Public Review PeriodCUUATS website, Savoy Recreation Center, Savoy Municipal CenterProgram authorSavoy Bike & Pedestrian Plan Collect comments on the plan
6/8/2016Draft Plan Presentation Champaign Park District Board Meeting, Bresnan CenterProgram authorCPD Trails PlanCollect comments on the plan
6/10/2016-7/9/2016Public Review PeriodCUUATS website, CPD Trails Plan Website, Douglass Center, Springer Cultural Center, Bresnan Meeting Center, Champaign Public LibraryProgram authorCPD Trails PlanCollect comments on the plan
7/16/2016
Lierman Neighborhood Action Committee (LNAC) Hot Dog CookoutLierman Neighborhood Community Garden, UrbanaParticipantBikeMoves mobile appSigned participants up for the e-mail newsletter and promoted the BikeMoves app
7/20/2016Urbana Park District Neighborhood Nights ConcertLarson Park, UrbanaParticipantBikeMoves mobile appSigned participants up for the e-mail newsletter and promoted the BikeMoves app
8/21/2016Quad DayU of I Main QuadParticipantBikeMoves mobile appDistributed bike seat covers
8/22/2016Draft Plan Presentation Savoy Planning Commission meeting, Savoy Municipal CenterProgram authorSavoy Bike & Pedestrian Plan Collect comments on the plan
8/26/2016-9/24/2016Public Review PeriodRPC website, CUUATS website, Dr. Williams Elementary School, Urbana Early Childhood School, CCRPCProgram authorPrairie Campus SRTS PlanCollect comments on the plan
8/26/2016-9/24/2016Public Review PeriodRPC website, CUUATS website, South Side Elementary School, CCRPCProgram authorSouth Side SRTS PlanCollect comments on the plan
9/7/2016Draft Plan Presentation Savoy Village Board meeting, Savoy Municipal CenterProgram authorSavoy Bike & Pedestrian Plan Collect comments on the plan
9/10/2016C-U SRTS Project Bike Rodeo VolunteerLiving Hope Foursquare Church, UrbanaProgram VolunteerSafe Routes to School Educate kids on proper bicycling skills
9/12/2016Draft Plan Presentation Champaign School Board meetingProgram authorSouth Side SRTS PlanCollect comments on the plan
9/22/2016Light the NightAlma Mater; Illinois & LincolnParticipantBikeMoves mobile app, CUUATS bicycle planningDistributed bike seat covers; signed participants up for the e-mail list
9/20/2016Draft Plan Presentation Urbana Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) meetingProgram authorPrairie Campus SRTS PlanCollect comments on the plan
9/23/2016Welcome station at Bike & Walk to BrookensBrookens Center Program coordinatorEncourage County employees to walk or bike to work, and provide pedestrian and bike education information to County employees & visitors
9/27/2016Campus Seat Cover CanvasingCampus areaProgram coordinatorBikeMoves mobile appDistributed bike seat covers
10/4/2016Draft Plan Presentation Urbana School Board Study SessionProgram authorPrairie Campus SRTS PlanCollect comments on the plan
10/5/2016Welcome station at Walk ‘n’ Roll to School Day Dr. Williams Elementary and Yankee Ridge Elementary in UrbanaParticipantSafe Routes to School Encourage kids to walk to school
10/13/2016Public Meeting #1Philo Church of Christ, UrbanaProgram authorCurtis Road Corridor StudyCollect comments on the existing conditions, strengths and weaknesses of the corridor, travel pattern, and corridor vision
12/12/2016Draft Plan Presentation Urbana City Council Committee of the WholeProgram authorUrbana Bicycle Master PlanCollect comments on the plan
4/5/2017

Draft Plan Presentation
Savoy Village Board meeting, Savoy Municipal CenterProgram author

Savoy Bike & Pedestrian Plan
Collect comments on the plan
4/13/2017
Public Meeting
Brookens Center
Program author
Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan
Collect comments on the plan
4/18/2017
Public Meeting
Urbana Park District Planning Building, 1011 East Kerr Avenue, Urbana
Program author
Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan
Collect comments on the plan
4/20/2017
Public MeetingCrystal Lake Park Lake House, 206 West Park Street, Urbana
Program author
Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan
Collect comments on the plan
4/25/2017

Public Meeting
Pizza M Back Room, 208 West Main Street, Urbana
Program author
Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan
Collect comments on the plan
4/27/2017
Public MeetingKrannert Center - Uncorked, 600 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
Program author
Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan
Collect comments on the plan
5/2/2017
Welcome station at C-U Bike To Work Day
Brookens Center
Program coordinator

Encourage local employees to bike to work and provide bike education
5/2/2017
Public MeetingYankee Ridge School Gym, 2102 South Anderson Street, Urbana
Program author
Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan South and Southeast Neighborhood Meeting
Collect comments on the plan
5/4/2017
Public MeetingUrbana City Building Council Chambers, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana
Program author
Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan
Collect comments on the plan
5/4/2017
Public MeetingMarket at the Square, Walnut and High Streets, Urbana
Program author
Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan
Collect comments on the plan
5/6/2017-6/5/2017
Public Comment Period
RPC website, CUUATS website, Champaign Public Library, Urbana Free Library, Brookens
Program author
Transportation Improvement Program FY 17-20
Collect comments on the plan
5/10/2017
C-U Bike to School Day
Dr. Williams Elementary School, Urbana
Participant
Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan, Sustainable Neighborhoods Toolkit, and BikeMoves Illinois
Encourage kids to bike to school

5/10/2017
National Bike Month Celebration
Meadowbrook Park, Urbana
Participant
Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan, Sustainable Neighborhoods Toolkit, and BikeMoves Illinois
Encourage biking
5/16/2017
Public Meeting #2
Philo Church of Christ, Urbana
Program author
Curtis Road Corridor Study
Collect comments on the plan
5/18/2017
Presentation
Program author
Annual LRTP Report Card
Presentation to the Champaign County Sustainability Group
5/20/2017
Playing It Safe safety fair
Champaign
Participant
Urbana Pedestrian Master Plan, Sustainable Neighborhoods Toolkit, and BikeMoves Illinois
Collect comments on the plan
5/20/2017
Spring Fling bike rodeo
Garden Hills Elementary School, Champaign
Participant
C-U Safe Routes to School
Educate kids on proper bicycling skills
5/26/2017-7/25/2017
Public Comment Period
RPC website, CUUATS website, Champaign Public Library, Urbana Free Library, Brookens
Program author
Draft Champaign-Urbana Pedestrian Crossing Enhancement Guidelines
Collect comments on the plan
9/5/2017-10/5/2017

Public Comment Period
RPC website, CUUATS website, Champaign Public Library, Urbana Free Library, Brookens
Program author
Curtis Road Corridor Study
Collect comments on the plan
9/7/2017
Public Workshop
Champaign County Highway Department, 1605 E Main Street, Urbana
Program author
Weaver Park and East Urbana Kickapoo Rail Trail Connectivity Study
Collect comments on the plan
9/11/2017
Draft Plan Presentation
Urbana City Building Council Chambers, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana
Program author
Curtis Road Corridor Study
Presentation to the Urbana City Council
9/12/2017
Draft Plan Presentation
53 Logan St, Champaign
Program author
Curtis Road Corridor Study
Presentation to the Champaign Township Board
9/13/2017
Draft Plan Presentation
Savoy Village Board meeting, Savoy Municipal Center
Program author
Curtis Road Corridor Study
Presentation to the Savoy Village Board
9/21/2017
Public Meeting
Philo Church of Christ, Urbana
Program author
Curtis Road Corridor Study
Collect comments on the plan
9/22/2017
PARKing Day
Downtown Champaign
Participant
Roundabout demonstration station in a public parking space in downtown Champaign for PARKing day, organized by the Student Planning Organization at the University of Illinois
9/29/2017
Welcome station at Bike and Walk to Brookens Day
Brookens Center
Brookens Center
Program coordinator
Encourage local employees to bike to work and provide bike education
10/7/2017
Public Workshop
Champaign County Highway Department, 1605 E Main Street, Urbana
Program author
Weaver Park and East Urbana Kickapoo Rail Trail Connectivity Study
Collect comments on the plan
10/7/2017
Presentation
Tuesdays at Ten, Champaign Public Library
Program author
BikeMoves Illinois
Presentation at the Champaign Public Library for its Tuesdays at Ten series
11/13/2017-12/12/2017Public Comment Period
Hard copies at twelve locations in all twelve counties, ECIHSTP website
Program author
2017 Region 8 HSTP
Collect comments on the plan
3/6/2018PresentationUrbana Park District, 1011 East Kerr Avenue, UrbanaProgram Author
Weaver Park and East Urbana Kickapoo Rail Trail Connectivity Study
Collect comments on the plan
4/9/2018
PresentationBrookens Center
Program AuthorChampaign-Urbana Urbanized Area HSTP
Collect comments on the plan
4/10/2018
Public Meeting
Rantoul Village Hall, 333 South Tanner Street, Rantoul
Program AuthorFY19 5311 and DOAP Grant Applications, C-CARTS
Collect comments
4/24/2018
Public Meeting, Roundtable
Champaign County EDC, 1817 South Neil Street, Champaign
Program AuthorChampaign Urbana Urbanized Area Freight Study
Collect comments
4/26/2018
Public Meeting, Roundtable
Champaign County EDC, 1817 South Neil Street, Champaign
Program AuthorChampaign Urbana Urbanized Area Freight Study
Collect comments
4/30/2018
Public Workshop
Brookens Center
Program AuthorRegional ITS Architecture
Faciliate outreach and coordination
5/5/2018-6/3/2018
30-Day Public Comment Period
CCRPC Website and Six In-Person Local Locations
Program AuthorTransportation Improvement Program Fiscal Year 2019-2022
Collect comments
5/8/2018 to 6/8/2018
30-Day Public Comment Period
CCRPC website and Five In-Person Local Locations
Program AuthorChampaign-Urbana Urbanized Area HSTP
Collect comments on the plan
5/10/2018
Presentation
Gateway Building, 200 Northeast Water Street, Peoria
Participant
Complete Streets Policy
Presentation at the Tri-County RPC Symposium
5/17/2018
Public Workshop
Savoy Recreation Center, 402 Graham Drive, Savoy
Program Author
Village of Savoy Comprehensive Plan
Collect comments on the plan
5/19/2018
Playing It Safe Bike Rodeo
Leonhard Recreation Center, 2307 Sangamon Drive, Champaign
Participant
Safe Routes to Schoool
Encourage bicycling
5/23/2018
Public Meeting Open House
Champaign County Highway Department, 1605 East Main Street, Urbana
Program Author
Weaver Park and East Urbana Kickapoo Rail Trail Connectivity Study
Collect comments
5/29/2018
Public Meeting
Rantoul Village Hall, 333 South Tanner Street, Rantoul
Program Author
C-CARTS
Collect comments on route changes
6/12/2018
Public Meeting
Rantoul Village Hall, 333 South Tanner Street, Rantoul
Program Author
C-CARTS
Collect comments on route changes
6/21/2018
Presentation
Salt Fork Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 2573 South Homer Lake Road, Homer
Program Author
Weaver Park and East Urbana Kickapoo Rail Trail Connectivity Study
Collect comments, presentation to Champaign County Forest Preserve District Board, Foundation, and Citizens Advisory Committee
6/23/2018
Jettie Rhodes Neighborhood Day at King Park
Table at King Park, 915 West Wascher Drive, Urbana
Participant
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
6/24/2018
Outdoor Concert at Garden Hills Park
Table at Garden Hills Park, 1701 Bloomington Road, Champaign
Participant
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
6/28/2018
Neighborhood Block Party at Human Kinetics Park
Table at Human Kinetics Park, 1515 North Market Street, Champaign
Participant
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
6/30/2018
Tolono Fun Days
Table at Westside Park, 408 West Holden Street, Tolono
Participant
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
7/7/2018
Outdoor Concert at Hessel Park
Table at Hessel Park, 1400 Grandview Drive, Champaign
Participant
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
7/16/2018
Press Conference and Interview
Press Conference in parking lot behind 306 West Griggs Street, Urbana
Participant
Urbana Kickapoo Rail Trail Extension Study
Raise public awareness
7/17/2018
Presentation
BPAC Meeting at City Council Chambers, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana
Program Author
Urbana Bicycle Wayfinding Plan, Weaver Park and East Urbana Kickapoo Rail Trail Connectivity Study
Collect comments, presentation to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commision (BPAC)
7/21/2018
Urbana's Market at the Square
Urbana Farmer's Market, Lincoln Square Mall, 401 South Vine Street, Urbana
Participant
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
7/25/2018
Neighborhood Nights 2018: Crestview Park
Crestview Park, 1802 South Cottage Grove Avenue, Urbana
Participant
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
7/26/2018
Neighborhood Block Party at Johnston Park
Table at Johnston Park, 701 Goldenview Drive, Champaign
Participant
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
7/30/2018
Public Meeting
Rantoul Village Hall, 333 South Tanner Street, Rantoul
Program Author
C-CARTS
Collect comments on route changes
8/3/2018
Mahomet Farmer's Market
Mahomet Farmer's Market, Community Center, 510 East Main Street, Mahomet
Participant
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
8/7/2018
Neighborhood Block Party at Beardsley Park
Table at Beardsley Park, 1006 North Walnut Street, Champaign
Participant2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
8/8/2018
Neighborhood Nights 2018: Prairie Park
Prairie Park, 2000 East Washington Street, Urbana
Participant2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
8/11/2018
C-U Days at Douglass Park
Table at Douglass Park, 501 East Eureka Street, Champaign
Participant2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
8/27/2018
Senior Picnic at Hessel Park
Hessel Park, 1400 Grandview Drive, Champaign
Participant2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
8/27/2018
RPC Staff Outreach Lunch
Brookens Center
Participant2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
9/12/2018
Champaign County Design & Conservation Foundation (CCDCF) Meeting
Attie's Bar & Grill, 2600 Stone Creek Boulevard, Urbana
Program Author
Weaver Park and East Urbana Kickapoo Rail Trail Connectivity Study
Plan presentation for information
9/12/2018
Thomas Paine School Health Fair
Thomas Paine School, 1801 James Cherry Drive, Urbana
ParticipantLohmann Park/Thomas Paine School Path IDOT Safe Routes to School grant application
Collect public input on grant proposal
9/18/2018
Presentation
BPAC Meeting at City Council Chambers, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana
Program AuthorChampaign-Urbana Selected Crash Intersection Locations (SCIL) Report
Collect comments, presentation to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commision (BPAC)
9/18/2018
Champaign-Urbana Quarterly Business Development Luncheon
Papa Del's Pizza Factory, 1201 South Neil Street, Champaign
Program AuthorWeaver Park and East Urbana Kickapoo Rail Trail Connectivity Study
Plan presentation for information
9/19/2018
PresentationEast Central Illinois Low Vision Group Meeting at PACE, 1317 East Florida Avenue, Urbana
Program Author
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
9/19/2018
PresentationDeaf Advisory Committee Meeting at PACE, 1317 East Florida Avenue, Urbana
Program Author
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan
9/20/2018
Presentation
LifeSpan Center, 11021 East County Road 800N, Charleston
Program Author
Region 8 HSTP Report Card
Collect comments for the report card
9/20/2018
11th Annual Light the Night
University of Illinois, Hallene Gateway Plaza near Illinois Street and Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
Participant
Encourage bicycling
10/9/2018
Presentation, Future Cities
Future Cities Club, Urbana Middle School, 1201 South Vine Street, Urbana
Program Author
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan
Collect comments on the plan, educational outreach
10/10/2018
Walk 'n' Roll to School Day
Thomas Paine School, 1801 James Cherry Drive, Urbana
Participant
Safe Routes to Schoool
Encourage walking and bicycling to school
10/11/2018-10/12/2018
Presentation
2018 IDOT Fall Planning Conference, Marriot Pere Marquette, 501 Main Street, Peoria
Program Author
Champaign Urbana Urbanized Area Freight Study
Presentation for the IDOT 2018 Planning Conference
10/18/2018
Thomasboro Grade School Parent/Teacher Conferences
Thomasboro Grade School, 201 North Phillips Street, Thomasboro
Participant
Sidewalks in Thomasboro IDOT Safe Routes to School grant application
Collect public input on grant proposal
11/15/2018
Public Meeting
Urbana Civic Center, 108 East Water Street, Urbana
Program Author
Urbana Pedestrian Plan
Collect comments on the plan
11/15/2018
Public Meeting
Urbana Civic Center, 108 East Water Street, Urbana
Program Author
Urbana Bicycle Wayfinding Plan
Collect comments on the plan
11/15/2018
Public Workshop
Savoy Recreation Center, 402 Graham Drive, Savoy
Program Author
Village of Savoy Comprehensive Plan
Collect comments on the plan
Data Source: CUUATS

Number of Public Events PM Summary

Goal Increase accessibility, connectivity, and mobility of people and freight to all areas of the region through the use of an interconnected multi- modal system of transportation that is cost-effective for people, businesses, and institutions that will increase the efficiency of the transportation system by allowing freedom of choice in all modes of transportation including active modes whenever possible.
Objective Distribute educational and/or encouragement materials focusing on transportation modes, facilities, and benefits at a minimum of 5 public events/locations per year.
Performance Measure Number of public events with materials available
2016 Rating

This performance measure receives a positive rating as CUUATS successfully held a variety of public events with extensive materials available in both year 2015 (12 public events) and 2016 (28 events). During these events, CUUATS staff facilitated conversations and activities on facilities and benefits of the different modes of transportation in the region.

2017 Rating

In 2017, CUUATS held a total number of 29 public events that focus on educating and encouraging transportation modes, facilities, and benefits to the Champaign-Urbana community with materials distributed. Positive Rating.

2018 Rating

In 2018, CUUATS held a total number of 47 public events that focus on educating and encouraging transportation modes, facilities, and benefits to the Champaign-Urbana community with materials distributed. CUUATS continues to demonstrate dedication toward education and active public engagement within the community. Positive Rating.