The Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) coordinates transportation planning activities for all of McLennan County. Click here for a map showing the Metropolitan Area Boundary.
The MPO was established by the federal government to ensure that transportation decisions within the MPO area are performed in a continuing, comprehensive and cooperative process. The MPO provides a forum for local input into the expenditure of federal highway and transit dollars.
The MPO is governed by a 20 member Policy Board who adopts all MPO plans and programs and determines regional transportation policy. For a current list of Policy Board members, click here.
The Policy Board receives technical recommendations regarding specific projects and all plans and programs from the MPO Technical Committee. For a current list of Technical Committee members, click here.
See the meetings page for information regarding the next scheduled Policy Board and Technical Committee meetings.
“Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)” provides funding for project construction, transit programs, and planning activities. It also identifies the primary goals of the MPO and governs its activities. For more information on MAP-21, visit the Federal Highway Administration
THE WACO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (MPO), WILL BE CONDUCTING 3 PUBLIC MEETINGS TO SOLICIT COMMENT REGARDING THE ADOPTION OF THE 2018 – 2019 UNIFIED PLANNING WORK PROGRAM (UPWP)
The Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is accepting comments regarding adoption of the Fiscal Year 2018 - 2019 Unified Planning Work Program. The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) identifies the work tasks the Waco MPO intends to accomplish during the next 2 years and the estimated costs to complete these tasks.
A copy of the draft UPWP can be viewed online at http://www.waco-texas.com/cms-mpo/ and at the following locations between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
MPO Offices, Dr. Mae Jackson Development Center, 401 Franklin Ave
Waco Transit Administration Center, 301 South 8th St
Three public informational meetings will be conducted to provide information regarding this document and to accept comments from the public. These meetings are scheduled for
The ATP will provide a framework for improving walking and biking conditions in the Waco Metropolitan Area through the year 2045. We are collecting public input on how to improve the pedestrian and bicycle experience, including expanding the network of bicycle lanes, multi-use paths and sidewalks.
Please see our Active Transportation Plan page.
Rapid Transit Corridor
The Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) in conjunction with Waco Transit System, Inc. conducting a workshop for all interested persons to review concepts and provide input regarding the development of a rapid transit corridor through the Waco Urbanized Area. This workshop was conducted as part of a public transit small starts study which will consider all reasonable service alternatives for possible implementation.
Persons who were unable to attend the workshop may review all related materials via the RTC project website at: http://www.aecomconnect.com/WacoRTC. Interested persons may also submit comments and feedback regarding the initial concepts associated with the Rapid Transit Corridor project through 5:00pm, Friday, June 30, 2017 via the following methods:
Comments may be made at: Comment
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