Transportation Advisory Committee


The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) is composed of elected officials from Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, and Stokes Counties; the City of Winston-Salem; and the other MPO municipalities; non-elected officials from the City-County Planning Board, Winston-Salem Transit Authority, Smith Reynolds Airport Authority, the Federal Highway Administration and the NCDOT. The TAC serves as a forum for cooperative transportation planning and decision-making for the MPO. The TAC has the responsibility for keeping the governing boards informed of the status and requirements of the transportation planning process; assisting in the dissemination and clarification of decisions, inclinations and policies of the governing boards; and ensuring meaningful citizen participation in the transportation planning process.

Transportation Advisory Committee 2023 Roster (PDF)

Transportation Advisory Committee By-Laws (2014).pdf

  1. Members
  2. Alternates
  3. Non-Voting Members
  • Mike Horn, TAC Chairman • Mayor, Town of Lewisville
  • Denise D. AdamsMayor Pro Tem, City of Winston-Salem
  • John E. ByrumMayor, Town of Midway
  • Rick MorrisCommissioner, Stokes County
  • Allen JoinesMayor, City of Winston-Salem
  • Wesley HutchinsMayor Pro Tem, Town of Walkertown
  • Fleming El-Amin • Commissioner, Forsyth County
  • Eddie Horn • Councilman, Town of Rural Hall 
  • Robert Clark • Council Member, City of Winston-Salem
  • Benita FinneyCommissioner, Davie County
  • Rick Cross • Mayor, Town of Bermuda Run
  • Brent Rockett • Mayor, Town of Bethania
  • Mike Combest • Council Member, Village of Clemmons
  • Bill Apple Mayor Pro Tem, Town of Kernersville
  • Willie L. Clark, Jr.Board Member, Winston-Salem Transit Authority
  • Michael Lane • Council Member, City of King
  • Allen ToddMayor, Town of Wallburg
  • Matt MizellCommissioner, Davidson County
  • Myron Marion •  Mayor, Village of Tobaccoville
  • Andrew Perkins Jr. • Member, North Carolina Board of Transportation

Meeting Information

The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) and Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) meet bimonthly on the third Thursday or on an as-needed basis. All TAC meetings are held virtually unless otherwise indicated.

The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting dates for 2023 are as follows:

  • Tuesday, January 24 (Virtual)
  • Thursday, February 16  (Virtual)
  • Thursday, March 16  (Virtual)
  • Thursday, May 18 (Virtual)
  • Thursday, July 20 (Virtual)
  • Thursday, September 21 (Virtual)
  • Thursday, November 16 (Virtual)

Citizen Comments at TAC Meetings

Citizens are invited to provide comments on items that are before or could come before the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC).

The comment period is held at the beginning of every TAC meeting. Each citizen has up to 3 minutes to speak and the total comment period is limited to 30 minutes.

Staff will have a sign-up sheet available immediately prior to any TAC meeting.  Citizens will speak in the order of sign-up.  

Please contact Kelly Garvin (336-747-6881; with questions.

Current TAC Agenda

The January 24, 2023 Special Meeting of the Transportation Advisory Committee is a virtual meeting. Link to join can be found on the agenda below.

January 24, 2023 Meeting Items:

Action Items

2. Election of Officers 

3. Consideration of the November 17, 2022 TAC Meeting Minutes. (Enclosed) 

4. Consideration of the Fiscal Year 2020 – 2029 Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) Amendments and Modifications for the Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WSUAMPO). (Enclosed)

5. Consideration of a Resolution Approving Letters of Support for Davidson County Department of Senior Services, Workshop of Davidson and Life Center of Davidson County for North Carolina Department of Transportation's (NCDOT) Federal Transit Administration's Section 5310 Funding. (Enclosed) 

6. Consideration of the Winston-Salem Transit Authority’s 2022 Updates to the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (Enclosed) 

7. Consideration of an Amendment to the Winston-Salem Urban Area Fiscal Year 2020-2029 Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) to Program RAISE Grant Discretionary Funding for the Long Branch Trail Extension Project (BL-0019) in Winston-Salem (Enclosed) 

Information Items for Future Action

8. Review of a Checklist Certifying the Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) Transportation Planning Process for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 (Enclosed) 

9. Review of the Draft Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) for the Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WSUAMPO) (Enclosed) 

10. Review of the Fiscal Year 2020 – 2029 Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) Amendments and Modifications for the Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WSUAMPO) (Enclosed) 

11. Review of the Fiscal Year 2024 Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) and Fiscal Year 2022 Carbon Reduction Program (CRP) Projects for the Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WSUAMPO). (Enclosed) 

12. Review of Targets for Safety Performance Measures Established by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and Amending the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). (Enclosed) 

Staff Reports

January 2023 TAC Booklet Cover
  1. 2022
  2. 2021
  3. 2020
  4. 2019
  5. 2018
  6. 2017
  7. 2016