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CRTPO AND GCLMPO HOST JOINT MPO ROUNDTABLE

Pursuing Regional Progress through Collaboration and Innovation

For Immediate Release
February 27, 2024

The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) and the Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization (GCLMPO) are holding a Joint MPO Roundtable on Thursday, February 29, 2024, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Joint Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Roundtable, themed Pursuing Regional Progress through Collaboration and Innovation, will be held at the Gaston College Kimbrell Campus, 7220 Wilkinson Boulevard, Belmont, NC 28012. This meeting is being held in-person. No action will be taken during meeting.

The MPOs are providing this opportunity for their elected and technical representatives among the member jurisdictions to build relationships and better understand collective interests. The Roundtable will include speakers and a panel discussion focusing on opportunities and challenges North Carolina MPO’s may face pursuing a similar program. The program will conclude with an interactive work session to explore critical next steps and joint actions for GCLMPO and the CRTPO to prioritize.

CRTPO is the federally designated MPO for the Charlotte urban area; its planning area includes Iredell, Mecklenburg, and Union counties. More information is available on the CRTPO website at https://crtpo.org/.

GCLMPO is the federally designated MPO for the Gastonia urban area; its planning area includes Gaston, Cleveland, and Lincoln counties. More information is available on the GCLMPO website at https://gclmpo.org/.

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It is the policy of the MPOs to ensure that no person shall, on the ground of race, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and any other related non-discrimination Civil Rights laws and authorities.