Transit 2000, a successful referendum for a sales tax to improve public transit, created the Phoenix Citizens Transit Commission (CTC) to assure public input and accountability on all transit and traffic improvements made with Transit 2000 funding. The CTC annually reviews the appropriations and program recommendations of the department. As part of their role, the CTC members review the revenue and expenditure of all funds including other sources, conduct public meetings, and formulate and present recommendations to the City Council on the programs as called for by the proposition.
Mission of the City of Phoenix Citizens Transit Commission
The Citizens Transit Commission will assure public input and government accountability on all transit and city traffic improvements that are made with the funding provided by Proposition 2000, as approved by the voters on March 14, 2000.
The Commission will review the appropriation and program recommendations of the Public Transit Department; annually review the revenue and expenditure of Proposition 2000 funds as well as funding from other sources; conduct public meetings; and formulate and present recommendations to the City Council related to revenue, expenditure, projections, programs and major projects as called for by Proposition 2000.
The Commission usually meets monthly for updates from Public Transit staff about ongoing projects and to provide input on provide input on policy proposals.