Metropolitan Transportation Plans (MTPs) provide a comprehensive overview of the metropolitan area's intended transportation plan. They have been a long-standing requirement of federal transportation legislation.
State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) develop and maintain two core planning products – the Statewide Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTPs) and the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIPs)
All Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) are required to produce and maintain two planning products – the Metropolitan Transportation Plans (MTPs) and the Transportation Improvement Programs (TIPs).
Most state Department of Transportations (DOTs) participate in some level with current forms of transportation including roads, bicycle/pedestrian, rail, water and air transportation and participate in studying emerging forms of transportation like electric and autonomous vehicles.
New blog series focused on Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) and how EcoInteractive’s Project Tracking Software supports these important organizations.
At its heart, transportation planning is assessing needs and prioritizing responses to those needs. Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) grapple with defining "regional significance" to determine both needs and transportation infrastructure projects to respond to those needs...
Every transportation planning organization must balance tackling new priorities while maintaining routine work on schedule and on budget, all while effectively responding to daily "fires" to be successful...