METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

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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.

Current Opportunities for Public Comment

Currently, there are no opportunities for Public Comment on MPO programs or projects. However, we invite you to visit WacoBRTopenhouse.net to learn about Waco Transit's proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project and comment on final recommendations for the station design and location.The public comment period for this phase of the project will close Friday, July 2, 2021. 

Presentations from Recent Public Informational Meetings

PUBLIC MEETING – TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2021 – 5:30 PM:  PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO MTP AND TIP

 A public informational meeting was conducted virtually to provide information regarding proposed amendments to the MTP and TIP, and to accept comments from the public. Connections 2045: The Waco Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) outlines the broader mobility needs for the Waco Metropolitan Area through 2045 and serves as the blueprint from which mobility projects to address those needs are developed  The 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a list of federally funded highway or transit projects scheduled for implementation within the Waco Metropolitan Area during fiscal years 2021 to 2024. A recording of the meeting is below.

PUBLIC MEETING – MONDAY, MAY 10, 2021 – 5:30 PM:  DRAFT 2022 - 2023 UPWP

Two public informational meetings were conducted on Monday May 10, 2021 to gather public input regarding the draft 2022 - 20223 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). The UPWP serves as the operating budget for the Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). It identifies how federal highway and transit planning funds are intended to be used.  Additionally, it identifies each task the MPO intends to accomplish and the total funds to be used.  A PowerPoint presentation providing information on the draft 2022 - 2023 UPWP is available here. A recording of the meeting is below. 

Upcoming Public Informational Meetings

LIVE VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING – THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2021 – 6:00 PM:  WACO BUS RAPID TRANSIT PROJECT 

Waco Transit System (WTS) is developing a 13-mile Bus Rapit Transit (BRT) route that would offer safe, reliable and efficient transit service by providing buses every 15-minutes during peak service hours, extending service hours to 10 p.m., and providing service on Sundays.

During this meeting the project team will present the final recommendations for the station locations; provide an update on the station design and share details about next steps for the proposed BRT project. The public comment period for this phase of the project will CLOSE Friday, July 2, 2021. For more information, visit WacoBRTopenhouse.net.

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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 AM and 5PM, Monday through Friday.

As a recipient of federal funding, the Waco MPO complies with environmental justice and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requirements.  More Information.