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Category: RTPO States


The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) launched the Small Urban and Rural Transportation Planning Program in 2001 with five regional development organizations and four MPOs. Starting in 2005, the program


Georgia’s 11 regional commissions serving rural counties have supported Georgia DOT’s statewide planning efforts since 2000.  Their work includes conducting public outreach to support statewide long-range plans, improvement programs, and


Florida is covered mostly by MPOs, however 44 counties or portions of counties, out of the 67 total in the state, were not within the boundaries of an MPO prior


The Connecticut DOT (CTDOT) has long partnered with the state’s regional councils of governments (RCOGs) to conduct regional transportation planning activities.  In 2014, Connecticut’s original 15 regional planning organizations (serving


Though Colorado does not have a formal RPO structure, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has a centralized planning process and consults with regional organizations for input.  Since 1991, Colorado


Although Michigan’s regional planning agencies (RPAs) have assisted Michigan DOT (MDOT) with statewide planning tasks since 1975, their roles and responsibilities have evolved in more recent years.  They have worked


Every county in California is served by a regional transportation planning agency (RTPA), created by state law.  RTPAs are known locally as local transportation commissions, county transportation commissions, councils of


Arizona’s rural transportation planning efforts are guided at the regional level by councils of governments (COGs) that serve contiguous areas under 50,000 residents.  As entities governed by local elected officials,


To meet the federal requirements for the consultation process between state transportation officials and nonmetropolitan local officials, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) selected the West Alabama Regional Commission to


The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) established its Area Transportation Partnership (ATP) program to broaden input into the project selection process and to comply with new consultation requirements in ISTEA. 

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