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

Notice of Public Comment Period:

Take notice that the Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is accepting comments regarding amendments to Connections 2045: The Waco Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) and regarding the draft FY 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

The 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 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. The MPO is requesting interested citizens review the proposed documents and provide input:

          Proposed Amendment 1 to Connections 2045: The Waco Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)
          Draft FY 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

The MPO is accepting comments from April 20 through June 5, 2020.  Comments may be sent by fax (254) 750-1605, by e-mail to mpo@wacotx.gov, or by mail to Waco MPO, P.O. Box 2570, Waco, TX, 76702-2570. When submitting your comments, please note which action is being referenced. Verbal comments will also be accepted at (254) 750-5650 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

          Comment Cards:      English         Spanish

Upcoming Public Informational Meetings

The Waco MPO previously scheduled 2 in-person public informational meetings on Wednesday, May 20th to solicit public comment on proposed amendments to Connections 2045: The Waco Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) and the draft FY 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).  Out of an abundance of caution, the MPO has chosen to conduct these meetings virtually instead of in-person.  The meeting times have not changed:

          Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 12 noon, call 1-774-220-4000, Conference ID 472-3775
          Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 5:30 p.m., call 1-774-220-4000, Conference ID 472-3775

To participate in the virtual public meeting please call 1-774-220-4000 and use Conference ID 472-3775 at the appropriate time. A 20 minute presentation will be provided by MPO staff during the call to be followed by an opportunity for questions and answers.  A PowerPoint presentation providing information on these 2 actions is available for download by selecting the link below.  MPO staff will follow this presentation during the call.

           May 20th Public Information Presentation - MTP Amendments & the draft FY 2021-2024 TIP:  
                   
Public Informational Presentation

Persons with hearing disabilities who wish to participate and who may need auxiliary aids or services should contact the MPO at 254-750-5650 at no later than 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

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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.