Nathan Balasubramanian's Role Play II for EDC Fasttracks Planning Activity


RTD's US 36 Corridor/Longmont Extension FasTracks Project, if and when funded, can save significant amounts of transit time for commuters between Boulder/Longmont and Downtown Denver and simultaneously spur rapid economic development activities along the proposed 38 mile commuter rail line.


According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook 2004-05, the role of a Transportation Manager includes planning, directing, or coordinating transportation activities in accordance with governmental policies and regulations. In my (MOCK) role as Transportation Manager for the City of Louisville, I am expected to address numerous issues, including:

. Who is responsible for what actions?

. What resources do you have available or direct?

. Who needs to be informed of your actions or information that you have?

. What information do you need and from whom?

by drawing on my education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.