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Category: RTPO States


Missouri uses a planning process that emphasizes ongoing engagement across state, regional and local levels of government.  Missouri’s Planning Framework was developed out of recognition that there were more transportation


In 1992, the Vermont Agency on Transportation (VTrans) launched the new Transportation Planning Initiative that was specifically designed to move the state transportation planning process to the local and regional

South Carolina

In 1997, the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) began to contact with the state’s existing network of regional councils of governments (COGs) to conduct rural planning activities to plan


Since 1992, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has used a forward-thinking and robust program to reach the regions of the state that are not served by MPOs. The state partners

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