Phase 2 of Connecting Nevada began in
earnest in May 2011. Over the course of the next 24 months, stakeholder and
public information meetings were held statewide. The following common
These priorities were voiced by stakeholders
statewide in the northern, southern and rural parts of the state. This
vetting showed that the Connecting Nevada process works for creating a
long-range transportation vision for Nevada. The "What We Heard" graphic
summarizes the themes is available here What
We Heard . This portion of the study was completed in April 2013.
The first phase of the Connecting Nevada was completed in September of 2009
and included the contributions of 22 participating agencies and numerous
stakeholders who represented a cross-section of the community; including
local, regional, state, and federal government agencies; utilities; trade
associations; private businesses; developers, and other interest groups. A
series of workshops and stakeholder meetings were held during 2008 and 2009 in
Northern and Southern Nevada. The focus of the workshops and meetings were
intended to draw on the knowledge and experience of stakeholders and to
identify opportunities and challenges associated with a long-range,
multi-agency, multi-disciplinary planning process.
Prior to this time
the Statewide Transportation Technical Advisory Committee (STTAC) STTAC
provided leadership by working with staff to develop the process to begin the
Connecting Nevada Study.