Carl Root Appointed to Regional Transportation Council

Thursday, April 1 2010


The Idaho Transportation Board has appointed Carl Root, director of University Parking and Transportation Services, as the state's District 2 Public Transportation Advisory Council representative. The state IT board received the recommendation from the Public Transportation Advisory Council after a thorough vetting process that included the District Coordination Council, as well as the Local Mobility Networks. Root has more than 20 years of experience in public transportation and direct involvement in planning, operation, and administration of public transportation; he held previous positions with the University of Washington and Western Washington University. Over the last two years, he has been actively engaged in the I-way process in District 2, which includes Latah, Clearwater, Lewis, Nez Perce and Idaho counties. In his position at the University of Idaho, he initiated and is currently leading a transportation plan update process on campus. He is an active ex-officio member of the Moscow Transportation Commission and works closely with public transportation in Moscow and Latah County.