Tyler Area Metropolitan Planning Organization

423 W. Ferguson
Tyler, Texas, 75702

Phone: 903-531-1175
Fax: 903-531-1170
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What is a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)?

Federal law requires that a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) be designated for each urban area with a population of 50,000 or more. The MPO will provide a continuing, cooperative, and comprehensive transportation planning process that results in plans and programs that consider all transportation modes and supports metropolitan community development and social goals. These plans and programs shall lead to the development and operation of an integrated, intermodal transportation system that facilitates the efficient, economic movement of people and goods.

There are 25 MPOs in Texas. Each of the MPOs receive federal funding for transportation planning. Many also receive state and local funds as well in order to carry out their mandated planning activities. ( 

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A Tyler Area MPO Transportation Policy Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Tyler Development Center Large Conference Room at 423 W. Ferguson Street, Tyler, Texas.

The Policy Committee will consider an amendment to the 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), adoption of Safety Performance Targets established by TxDOT, adoption of Transit Asset Management Performance Targets established by Tyler Transit, and consider accepting the MPO Grading Committee’s recommended consultant for performing work related to the development of an Active Transportation Plan. 

The agenda can be viewed HERE.

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