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Transportation Alternatives Program

The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) provides funding for on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrastructure projects for improving non-driver access to public transportation and enhanced mobility, community improvement activities, environmental mitigation, and safe routes to school projects. TAP applications are available online and are due July 31, 2014.  More Info...

Dig out your thinking caps!
  OLGA nomination time is here. Maybe you know of a local government, public program, or public official dedicated to public service ~ a partnership between a local government and a community-based group ~ a public initiative where two or more government agencies cooperate on a project. Submit your nominations now through September 26, 2014.



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Connected 2045

Weigh in on the Region's Next Long Range Plan

Let us know what your transportation values are by taking our brief survey at the link below. The results of this survey will be used as the basis for decision making throughout the long range planning process which is currently under development.

Take Survey

Long Range Plan Technical Stakeholder Workshop

If you received an invitation to the Connected 2045 stakeholder workshop, please click below to register.

Stakeholder Workshop Reservations

The Next Issue of Where We Stand Update is Here.
This Month: Racial Segregation and Disparity

Disparities between blacks and whites are prevalent and persistent. In St. Louis, a black family is three times as likely to be in poverty as a white family, a black infant is more than three times as likely to die in the first year of life, and a black worker is twice as likely to be unemployed. This Where We Stand Update provides information on racial disparities in St. Louis and across the nation.

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All WWS Update newsletters for Where We Stand 6th Edition

 Upcoming Workshops:

Section 5310 Informational Workshop

All-Hazard Mitigation Plan 5-Year Update

East-West Gateway will hold a Section 5310 informational workshop on Friday, October 24, 2014.  Applicants are encouraged to attend the meeting to learn about the changes to the program, and the application process. Attendance is encouraged. Please RSVP by October 17, 2014, to Rachael Pawlak or phone at
(314)421-4220 or (618) 274-2750.  More Info...

East-West Gateway and its planning partners have been developing the All-Hazard Mitigation Plan and are ready for community input.  Beginning in September, East-West Gateway will be hosting workshops to discuss the planning process and for communities to offer input regarding their pre-disaster all-hazard needs and what mitigation actions would be most beneficial for those communities.  More...

East-West Gateway seeking feedback on projects submitted for Transportation Alternatives Program funding 

East-West Gateway accepted applications for the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), which were due on July 31, 2014.  TAP provides funding for on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrastructure projects for improving non-driver access to public transportation and enhanced mobility, community improvement activities, environmental mitigation, and safe routes to school projects.  More...

FY 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program
 and Air Quality Conformity Determination

The FY 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program and Air Quality Conformity Determination were approved by the Board of Directors at its July 30, 2014 meeting. The documents will become effective October 1, 2014, pending State and Federal approvals.

Planning and Zoning Fundamentals of
Planning and Zoning

A Chancellor’s Certicate covering the basics of planning and zoning and critical components in the work of the planning and zoning commission. - running from October - December 2014.   More...

Great Streets: Round 2

The planning process is complete for the
West Florissant Avenue Great Streets Plan!! 

Check it out here!

Three Great Streets project master plans have been completed and are available on our Great Streets page: Dorsett Road Master Plan, Grand Center Master Plan, and the  Page Avenue Master Plan.

More Info About Great Streets
Great Streets Web Design Guide

Lower Meramec Watershed

In 2010, the Meramec River was identified as the region’s number one priority river and put the focus on the lower Meramec watershed area.   This new watershed plan creates a long-term framework for restoring the three subwatersheds that are designated as degraded streams and protecting the healthy streams. More...

Lower Meramec Watershed Plan
Lower Meramec Watershed Plan Appendix

For Board of Directors Meeting - September 24, 2014
Board Packet
Audio from Meeting
Where We Stand  Update #9
West Florissant Ave.
Saint Louis’ Regional Freight Partnership
Next Board of Directors Meeting - October 29, 2014


Non-Federally Funded Project Disclosure

The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 require analysis of all projects that may affect regional emissions.  All regionally significant project emission impacts must be included in the regional emissions analysis regardless of funding source.   For more information download the Regionally Significant Project Screening Criteria.

A non-federally funded project disclosure form is available for downloadto submit to East-West Gateway is Wednesday, October 15, 2014. The form is intended for Local Public Agencies within the EWG area who are constructing or intend on constructing a regionally significant project that is not funded with federal funds.  Non-federal project disclosures submitted previously remain on file.

FY 2015-2018 Program Year:
(Curent Year)


2014 Public Officials Directory
2014 Updates
(last updated 09/02/14)
Please report incorrect info to POD Staff
click here for information about receiving a printed version


Map of the Month for September 2014: Domestic Migration to and from the St. Louis Region - 2014

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Transportation Analyst  I



- -OPEN - - Equipment Bids for Sept. 2014 - information technology equipment -- addenda added 09/30/14
- -OPEN - -
Request Consultant to Update the St. Louis Regional ITS Architecture -
- - addenda -- Note: deadline has been extended until October 8, 2014



Local Govt Briefings,
Where We Stand Update



Information, documents and brochures explaining Gateway’s Title VI program



Staff welcomes the chance to respond to questions or comments about the St. Louis region.


Click to go to Where We Stand - 6th Edition

Where We Stand
6th Edition - 2011


UMSL’s Chancellor’s Certificate Program
in Planning and Zoning Starts Again in January

This Chancellor’s Certificate program is taught by a team of senior practitioners, with extensive knowledge and experience in local government planning in Missouri, Illinois and across the nation and discusses processes and topics that are crucial for local government success.  More...

Speaker Series Brochure
Con nect ed 2045 Spea ker Serie s

Part 3 of our Speaker Series, Transportation: That Delicate Balance,
will be held on September 18, 2014.  Wally Siewert, Director of the Center for Ethics in Public Life at UMSL, will facilitate an interactive, dynamic conversation with an array of community representatives on planning for the next GEN.

More Info....

Great Streets Section
Renewing The Region

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East-West Gateway Council of Governments
One Memorial Dr., Ste 1600
St. Louis, MO  63102
phone:  (314) 421-4220 or (618) 274-2750
fax: (314) 231-6120


last update:  Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Board Presentation 2/24/06: Overview of Current Regional Economy