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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.