FHWA and FTA Seek Public Input for its Quadrennial Certification Review of the CRTPO
Survey open from December 2, 2019 to January 17, 2020
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have opened a public comment period as part of their quadrennial certification review of the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO). The public comment period starts today, Monday, December 2, 2019 and concludes on Friday, January 17, 2020. The public is encouraged to complete a brief survey during this time at https://publicinput.com/RegionalTransportationSurvey.
Every four years the FHWA and the FTA conduct a certification review to determine if the CRTPO is carrying out the metropolitan planning process in accordance with federal statutes and regulations.
This public comment period allows residents and other interested parties to provide comments to FHWA and FTA officials. Written comments may be sent to Loretta Barren of the FHWA at Loretta.Barren@dot.gov.
CRTPO is the federally-designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Charlotte urbanized area. More information is available on the CRTPO website at www.crtpo.org.
Upcoming Community Stakeholder Meetings for the I-77 Corridor Study
December 17, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon
Charles Mack Citizen Center
215 N. Main Street
December 18, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon
CPCC Harper Campus
315 W Hebron Street
CRTPO holds public comment period for 2020-2029 TIP Adoption and supporting documentation:
The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) has opened a 30-day public comment period to obtain public input on the 2020-2029 Draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), amendments to the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), and the air quality conformity determination report for the MTP & TIP. The 30-day public comment period starts today, Monday, November 18 and will conclude on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. Final action to approve the DRAFT TIP and associated documents is scheduled for Wednesday, February 19, 2020 during the CRTPO Board meeting at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
This public comment period offers an additional opportunity for residents, business owners and other interested parties, within the Charlotte Urbanized Area, which includes Iredell, Mecklenburg and portions of Union County, to submit comments to CRTPO in conjunction with the adoption of this program. CRTPO’s TIP is a subset of NCDOT’s State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
The draft project lists and maps are posted on the CRTPO website at http://crtpo.org/2020-2029-tip-adoption. Comments should be directed to Judy Dellert-O’Keef using the following methods:
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center
600 E. Fourth St., 8th floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
News Release: CRTPO Subcommittee Meeting
A subcommittee of the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) policy board will meet on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 204 of Cornelius Town Hall, located at 21445 Catawba Avenue in Cornelius. The purpose of the subcommittee is to make recommendations to the full policy board on how to implement the recently-completed CRTPO Staffing and Resources Study. A Staffing and Resource Study presentation is available here.
Atlanta to Charlotte Passenger Rail Corridor Investment Plan
The Atlanta to Charlotte Passenger Rail Corridor Investment Plan team held an open house meeting in Charlotte on October 24, 2019. Information about the project can be found here: http://www.dot.ga.gov/IS/Rail/AtlantatoCharlotte.
For information about NCDOT public meetings, visit the NCDOT public meetings web page.
Next CRTPO Meeting - Wednesday, January 15, 2020