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About the commission

The Transportation Commission will act in an advisory capacity to the City Council and staff on matters relating to transportation policy in Albany. Such matters may include:

  • Recommendations on multi-modal transportation opportunities and concerns
  • Evaluations of level-of-service alternatives, including funding options for transportation needs
  • Evaluations of travel demand management alternatives
  • Recommendations regarding the city code as it relates to transportation
  • Assistance with coordination of transportation issues with other government agencies
  • Analysis and recommendations to staff and the City Council on transportation projects for the Capital Improvement Program, grant funding opportunities, and master plan updates
  • Master plan updates, including the Transportation System Plan
  • Funding needs within the transportation system, and options for increasing annual funding
  • Updates on ODOT projects that affect the Albany transportation network

Upcoming meetings

June 27, 2023, 5:30pm
Santiam Room, City Hall

July 25, 2023, 5:30pm
Santiam Room, City Hall

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Staff liaison

Ron Irish
Transportation Systems Analyst


Kristen Andrews  1/11/2023Ward 2-a12/31/2023
VacantAPPLYWard 3-a12/31/2023
Terry Virnig  1/11/2023Ward 3-b12/31/2024
Mark Siddall  1/30/2023Ward 1-b12/31/2024
Nolan Streitberger   VC1/30/2023Ward 1-a12/31/2025 1st
Chuck Kratch   C1/30/2023Ward 2-b12/31/2025 1st
Frankie McCullough  1/30/2023Mayor12/31/2025 1st

C = Chair; VC = Vice Chair

Membership information

Founding document(s): AMC 2.32

Number of members: 7

Term of office: 3 years.
(Appointments within six months of position start date are considered full term.)

Membership requirements: Principal place of residence within the jurisdictional limits of the City of Albany. (Res 6797)

Each council member shall have one counterpart with nominations ratified by the Council.

Meeting materials

May 23, 2023   
April 25, 2023  
March 28, 2023  
February 28, 2023  
*Minutes are posted when they are approved by the body at a subsequent meeting.

Serve on a Citizen Advisory Group

Vacancies are filled year-round with recruitment for most groups in November.


Member & Staff Manual

This manual is intended to function as both a guideline and a governing framework for the City’s standing and ad hoc advisory groups.

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