Transit Passenger Advisory Committee (TPAC) Application

Opens July 1, 2023 - Closes August 31, 2023

Transit Passenger Advisory Committee (TPAC) Charter - Link to Charter

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Availability: *

TPAC Meetings will be scheduled on the second Thursday in the months of February, April, June, August, October, and November. Meetings will be held at the Valley Metro Passenger Transfer Center beginning at 6:30 PM.
Will you be able to attend these meetings?


Representation: *

TPAC includes representation from the City of Salem, Town of Vinton, four (4) representatives from the City of Roanoke, local business community, STAR passenger/disabled community, and the Roanoke Valley Alleghany Regional Commission (RVARC) Staff.
Which of these groups do you hope to represent if selected to serve on TPAC?

City of Salem
Town of Vinton
City of Roanoke
Local Business
STAR passenger/disabled community
Roanoke Valley Alleghany Regional Commission (RVARC) Staff

Collecting Input: * 300 Max

How would you plan to seek input from other riders and the community in order to reflect your representative community or ridership on TPAC?

Ridership: *

Which of GRTC's services do you use?

Local City Routes
Starline Trolley
Smart Way
Smart Way Express
STAR Paratransit

How long have you been a rider of each service? 300 Max

Service Use: * 300 Max

Why did you begin using GRTC's services?
Why do you continue to use the system?

Goals: * 300 Max

Why do you want to be a member of TPAC?
What do you hope to accomplish as a member of TPAC?

Vision: * 300 Max

What do you think GRTC's priorities should be?

Skills and Strengths: * 300 Max

What skills and strengths do you bring to TPAC?

Organizational Affiliations: * 300 Max

Are you affiliated or do you belong to another organization that advocates for GRTC services?

In an attempt to ensure that committee representation reflects the makeup of our community, please check the box applicable to you.

This information is strictly voluntary.

Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander


65 +

Accommodations: 300 Max

If special accommodations are needed, please specify.

Agreement: *

By submitting this application, I affirm that the facts set forth in it are true and complete.