The NC FIRST Commission was created in March 2019 by Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon. This
is composed of a diverse group of individuals with expertise in finance, business and public policy.
Members of the NC FIRST Commission are tasked with evaluating North Carolina’s current and future transportation investment needs and advising the secretary of new or better ways to ensure that critical financial resources are available in the future.
The commission will research emerging trends and consider the impact new technologies and changing demographics will have on North Carolina’s current funding model as they make informed and forward-thinking recommendations of how to address these changes.
The NC FIRST Commission’s mission is to utilize the research of national and international trends to advise the Secretary of Transportation of the potential components of a sustainable long-range transportation investment strategy that will provide the critical and necessary resources to build and maintain North Carolina’s future transportation system to ensure the state’s economic vitality and competitiveness in the future.