12-13-17 Inside the BARN with CDOT’s Tim Kirby regarding Road Usage Charge Pilot Programs…

Inside the BARN with CDOT’s Tim Kirby regarding Road Usage Charge Pilot Programs…

Tim Kirby, Manager, of the MPO & Regional Planning Section at CDOT

(The BARN – Briggsdale, CO) December 13, 2017 –  The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced the successful completion of Colorado’s Road Usage Charge Pilot Program (RUCPP) Research Study, which researched how a pay-by-mile system compares to the current gas tax as well as its feasibility in Colorado. The RUCPP Pilot program represented Colorado’s first pilot test of the road usage charge concept.

Joining the BARN to discuss this in much more detail is Tim Kirby, Manager, of the MPO & Regional Planning Section at CDOT

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ABOUT TIM KIRBY

Tim Kirby serves as the manager of the MPO & Regionally Planning Section at the Colorado Department of Transportation. He is responsible for the coordination and oversight of planning activities across Colorado five MPOs and 10 rural TPRs. In addition to his core job function, Mr. Kirby also manages a number of special projects for the CDOT Executive Management Team. Most recently, he was named the project manager for the Colorado Road Usage Charge Pilot Program, a co-leader of the CDOT Tech Savvy Team and the ascent leader for CDOT’s Technology Peak. Before coming to CDOT, Tim worked at the Colorado General Assembly and in the office of Senator Michael Bennet. Mr. Kirby has an undergraduate degree in Education from Chadron State College and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver. Tim lives in Centennial, Colorado with his wife, Courtney, and his two daughters, Scarlet (6) and Genevieve (3). In his spare time he enjoys coaching Scarlet’s soccer team, building Lego castles with Genevieve, and reading anything about politics and economics.

LEARN MORE ABOUT RUCPP

As a responsible transportation agency, the Colorado Department of Transportation is looking to evaluate more long-term, sustainable transportation-funding alternatives. CDOT is interested to learn if a road usage charge (RUC) could be relevant for Colorado. In an RUC funding model, drivers pay for how many miles are traveled instead of the amount of fuel consumed. In order to really know if RUC is viable for Colorado, CDOT conducted a pilot study as a first step in the extensive process of evaluating the concept. The full report may be found @ https://www.codot.gov/programs/ruc.

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