Transit Committee

Regular Meetings

  • 9:30 am
  • The 2nd Thursday of the Month

Workshop Meetings

  • 12:30 pm
  • The 4th Tuesday of the Month

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

NameTitleAffiliationPhone
Hank Berg, Vice ChairGeneral ManagerCasco Bay Island Transit District774-7872
Lori BrannTransit Program CoordinatorMaineDOT624-3299
Chris ChopCommuter Choice Program ManagerMaine Medical Center/
Executive Committee Appointee
662-4120
Robert CurrieTransportation DirectorYork County Community Action Corporation324-5762, ext. 2930
Jack DeBeradinisExecutive DirectorRegional Transportation Program774-2666, ext. 113
Casey GilbertExecutive DirectorPortland Downtown District/
Executive Committee Appointee
772-6828
Rebecca GroverGovernment RelationsMaine Turnpike Authority871-7771, ext. 122
Art HandmanDirector of TransportationSouth Portland Bus Service767-5556
Bruce HymanTransportation Program ManagerCity of Portland/
Planning Committee Appointee
874-8717
Gregg IsherwoodPresidentCustom Coach and Limousine797-9100
Greg Jordan, ChairExecutive DirectorGreater Portland Transit District (METRO)774-0351
Patricia QuinnExecutive DirectorNorthern New England Passenger Rail Authority780-1000, ext. 105
Tony ScavuzzoExecutive DirectorShuttleBus/ZOOM283-3645


GPCOG Staff

NameTitlePhone
Kristina EganExecutive Director774-9891, ext. 214
Ryan NealeTransportation Program Manager774-9891, ext. 229
Stephanie CarverInterim Transportation Director774-9891, ext. 222


Responsibilities

The Transit Committee:

  • Advises the Executive Committee on strategic public passenger transit issues, in support of the principles outlined in Destination Tomorrow
  • Submits to the Executive Committee a recommendation regarding the allocation of Federal Transit Administration Section 5307 Urban Formula Funds
  • Reviews and scores proposals for use of the Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System (PACTS) Transit Set-Aside funds, and then submits those recommendations to the Policy Committee
  • Selects representatives to the:
    • Executive Committee
    • Planning Committee 
    • Policy Committee
    • Technical Committee

Policies and Procedures

View the PACTS Transit Policies and Procedures Manual.