Finally! It's Bike Month
There are events for every type of cyclist in May’s Bike Month activities. Join a group ride, ride your bike to work, or learn more about cycling for recreation and transportation...read more
Training Opportunity for Water/Wastewater Professionals
|Register by May 2
Last chance to register for this valuable workshop.
“Field Training & Asset Management for Water and Wastewater Operators and Engineers”
Wednesday, May 9, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Grand Lobby of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza, Toledo
• Human Assets: How to manage and motivate your staff
• Asset Management: How to comply with Ohio EPA regulations
• Asset Management: How to take action
• GIS – Inventory of assets
• Financial assistance programs
• SCADA systems for water and wastewater treatment plants
• Field Demonstrations: Sewer and manhole assessment, hydrant inspection
The registration fee is $40 for TMACOG members and $75 for non-TMACOG members. Attendees will be provided a light breakfast, lunch, and snacks, and will take home a flash drive with presentations. Operators and Professional Engineers will earn up to 6.0 contact hours.
For more information contact TMACOG Water Quality
Planner Kris Barnswell: 419.241.9155, ext. 1123 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest in Portage River Water Trail
People from Pemberville in Wood County to Port Clinton in Ottawa County and communities in between have looked at the recreation potential of the Portage River for many years. Plans were recently dusted off for a proposal to include a water trail project in the Ohio State Capital Budget. While that funding opportunity did not come through, state agencies dealing with waterways say that the idea has merit and preliminary plans are positive...read more
Ozone Action Season Underway
Ozone is created on long sunny days when the winds are calm. In those conditions, volatile organic compounds from vehicle emissions, gas grills, lawn mowers, and spray paint hang in the air..read more
Performance-based Planning Taking Shape
TMACOG and other metropolitan planning organizations are now required to include safety performance measures in transportation planning programs...read more
Road Safety Initiatives
Spring weather means more motorcyclists on the road and more people taking driving vacations – some of them looking for directions while they drive. Ohio DOT is increasing safety outreach to try to prevent accidents...read more
Thank you New Members
Welcome to the Maritime Academy of Toledo and the Home Builders Association of Greater Toledo.
The Maritime Academy of Toledo (TMAT) joined TMACOG in April. They will be caucusing with the School Districts, and Colleges & Universities Caucus.
The academy is a tuition-free public school serving about 300 students in grades 5 through 12. They offer career technical education programs including Maritime Occupations and Marine Environmental Science which are not offered at any other school in Ohio...read more
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