DCHC MPO Seeks Comment on Transportation Priorities

DURHAM (January 11, 2018) – The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (DCHC MPO) is seeking public feedback on the proposed 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) report, which will drive future policies and decision-making processes for highway, bicycle, pedestrian, and transit projects.

Residents and stakeholders can now review and provide input on the proposed 2045 MTP, which shows the highway, bus transit, rail transit and other transportation projects to be implemented over the next 30 years, and presents the official demographic forecasts and regional travel model.  Visit the DCHC MPO Website and provide comments directly by email by February 9.

The final 2045 MTP and full report is scheduled to be adopted in February, which will include projects for consideration to receive state and federal funding through the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). 

For more information about the 2045 MTP, contact Andy Henry with the City of Durham Transportation Department at (919) 560-4366, ext. 36419 or by email. Stakeholders and residents are also encouraged to like the DCHC MPO Facebook page and follow the DCHC MPO Twitter feed to stay up-to-date on news about transportation planning efforts for Durham, Orange, and Chatham counties.

About the Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization: The DCHC MPO is responsible for planning and programming state and federal transportation projects in all of Durham County and the urbanized areas of Orange County and Chatham County.  Citizens are encouraged to visit the DCHC MPO Websiteto get involved in the transportation planning process or attend an MPO Board meeting, the second Tuesday of each month, 9am, in Durham City Hall.