Metropolitan Planning Organization

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About Us

The Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) coordinates transportation planning activities for all of McLennan County.

MPOs were established by the federal government to ensure that transportation decisions within the MPO area are performed in a continuing, comprehensive, and cooperative process, and guided by local and public input. MPOs develop long-range transportation plans and program funds for projects and operations. The plans serve as the roadmap for future projects and programs. MPOs also conduct short-range planning and identify projects and funding sources.

Agreements & Contracts

Meetings

The Waco MPO planning process is guided by the MPO Policy Board and the Technical Advisory Committee. Policy Board and Technical Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public.

Meeting agendas are posted at least three days prior to the event. For more information concerning a specific agenda item, call (254) 750-5650.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend these meetings and who may need auxiliary aids or services should contact the MPO at (254) 750-5650 at least 24 hours in advance so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Please visit the Meetings page for information on all upcoming MPO meetings.

2050 MTP

The call for proposals for the Waco MPO 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) is currently open and will close June 21, 2024. This call for proposals is open to MPO member entities (cities/County/TxDOT) who wish to sponsor project proposals for the 2050 MTP. Proposals will be evaluated for inclusion during July of 2024. Proposals are to be submitted using the Decision Lens website.  Additional information regarding the development of the 2050 MTP and the current 2045 MTP can be found on the Planning and Programs page.

Propose Your Project

View 2050 MTP Story Map

Carbon Reduction Program

The Carbon Reduction Program (CRP) was established by the 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill with the goal of reducing transportation emissions nationwide. Over the course of five years, approximately $6.4 billion will be apportioned to the program, with approximately $549,084/year of that total amount expected to be allocated within the Waco MPO planning area annually over five years (2022-2026).

The current CRP call for proposal has ended, the next anticipated call for proposals is scheduled for the year 2025.  Carbon Reduction Program Awards for the year 2024-2025(PDF, 137KB).

Upon announcement of selected proposals, proposals will then be sent to Federal Highway Administration & TxDOT for approval. Proposal sponsor will be notified regarding funding allocation and the appropriate next steps.

Proposals Received:

Get Involved, Share Your Vision, Stay Informed

The Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) develops transportation plans and programs to address future mobility needs of the greater Waco area. We want to work with you to develop a multimodal transportation system that meets the needs of you and your family, your employer and visitors to our area attractions.

Watch the calendar for scheduled meetings, webinars, and opportunities for public comment.

Submit a Form

To join our email notification list or contact the MPO regarding any matter, please e-mail to mpo@wacotx.gov or call (254) 750-5650 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.

If information is needed in another language, please contact the Waco MPO at (254) 750-5650 or mpo@wacotx.gov
Si se necesita información en otro idioma, comuníquese con el Waco MPO al (254) 750-5651 o al mpo@wacotx.gov