METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

Policy Board & Technical Advisory Committee 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.

Policy Board

The Waco MPO Policy Board is tentatively scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. MPO Policy Board meetings are usually 1 to 1.5 hours in length.

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING:  October 20, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.  (In Person)

Meeting Location: SOUTH WACO COMMUNITY CENTER, 2815 SPEIGHT AVE, Waco, TX 76711 (map)

AGENDA AND MEETING INFORMATION 
     Agenda (available October 15)

AGENDA AND MEETING INFORMATION FROM PAST MEETING (September 15, 2022)
   
 Agenda
     Meeting Packet (53 pages)
     MPO Staff Presentation
     
TxDOT Waco Area Project Updates

SS4A grant application and local match:
     Greensheet
     Grant Narrative
     SS4A Action Plan Components

Carbon Reduction Program and project selection framework:
     Greensheet
     FHWA CRP Fact Sheet
     MPO CRP Fact Sheet
     CRP Project Guidance & Evaluation Criteria
     Excerpt from CRP Implementation Guidance
     Draft MPO Project Submission Form

National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Plan:
     Greensheet
     FHWA NEVI Fact Sheet
     TXDOT NEVI Planning

FORMS FOR POLICY BOARD MEMBERS (email to mpo@wacotx.gov)
     Proxy Form
     Ethics Affidavit

INFORMATION REGARDING THE LATEST MPO PROCESS REVIEW
     MPO Process Review White Paper - Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), May 2021

Technical Advisory Committee

The Waco MPO Technical Advisory Committee is tentatively scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month.

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING:  Thursday, October 6, 2022, 2:00 PM (in person)

Meeting Location: 301 S. 8th St, Suite 100, Waco TX (Waco Transit Admin. Building)

AGENDA AND MEETING INFORMATION (posted early October)
      Draft Agenda

AGENDA AND MEETING INFORMATION - September 1, 2022
     
Agenda 
      Meeting Packet
      Meeting Presentation
      TXDOT Construction Update
      
SS4A Fact Sheet
 
     Carbon Reduction Program Fact Sheet, MPO Brief, Excerpt from federal implementation guidance
 
     NEVI Fact Sheet, TxDOT NEVI Information

Work Group Meetings

The Waco MPO work groups provide informal stakeholder input into the transportation planning process. 

Bicycle and Pedestrian Work Group

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Work Group is tentatively scheduled to meet each February, May, August and November on the second Wednesday of the month at the Dr. Mae Jackson Development Center, 401 Franklin Avenue, Waco, TX, 76701. 

The role of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Work Group is to improve bicycle and pedestrian mobility within the Waco region, including micromobility and similar human-scale transportation technologies. 

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING: November 16, 2022   

Meeting Location/Time: TBD

Join us in November for an update on the proposed Waco City-Wide Trails Master Plan.

MEETING INFORMATION FROM AUGUST 17, 2022 MEETING:
Meeting Agenda

Discussions and Updates:
     Carbon Reduction Program, Nora Roy, Research Assistant, Waco MPO
     Waco Downtown Implementation Strategy, Laura Wagstaff, Long Range Planning Manager, City of Waco
     McLennan County Bicycle & Pedestrian Crash Maps, Keven Sandoval, Research Assistant, Waco MPO     

Click here to access City of Waco Public Works Sidewalk Needs Survey. Email completed surveys to mpo@wacotx.gov.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Live Well Waco:
Let's Walk Waco!, Register for 8-Week Walking Program, September 10 - November 5

Waco Bicycle Club:
September 24: Skittles Waco Wild West
     • 8am start from 100 Washington Street
     • 10, 28, 53 & 66 miles routes
     • Click here for more information 
Contact Waco Bicycle Club for more information. 

Connected and Automated Vehicles Work Group

The purpose of the Connected and Automated Vehicles Work Group is to consider the potential impacts of connected and automated vehicles on transportation planning.

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING:  TBD

Meeting Location: TBD 

Mobility, Land Use and Transportation Work Group

The purpose of the Mobility, Land Use and Transportation Work Group is to consider land use-transportation connections, its effect on mobility needs of the population, and make recommendations on how to accommodate the future mobility needs of the Waco region in the MPO's long range transportation plan, referred to as the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).  

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING: TBD

Meeting Location: TBD

Citizen's Participation Work Group

The purpose of the Citizen's Participation Work Group is to consider demographic changes in McLennan County, its effect on participatory planning and environmental justice, and make recommendations on how to enhance participation in the development of the MPO's future long range transportation plans, referred to as Metropolitan Transportation Plans (MTP).

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING: TBD

Meeting Location: TBD