March 16, 2023 – Immediate Release
The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) has opened a 30-day public comment period to obtain public input on the 2024-2033 Draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), amendments to the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), and the air quality conformity determination report for the MTP & TIP. The 30-day public comment period starts today, Thursday, March 16 and will conclude on Friday, April 14, 2023. Final action to approve the DRAFT TIP and associated documents is scheduled for Wednesday, June 21, 2023, 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 Urban 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 crtpo.org/projects-plans-programs/TIP/2024-2033/. Comments should be directed to CRTPO using the following methods:
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center
600 E. Fourth St., 8th floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
In addition, the April 19, May 17, and June 21, 2023 CRTPO Board meetings will serve as an opportunity for public comment on the 2024-2033 Draft TIP and the associated documents. The meetings begin at 6 p.m. in Room 267 of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
The Program of Projects required by 49 USC 5307 is a subset of the TIP and the public review and comment solicited for this TIP is intended to include and satisfy the public review and comment required under 49 USC 5307 (c) (1) through (7) for Urbanized Area Formula Program.
CRTPO is the federally designated metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Charlotte urbanized area. More information is available on the CRTPO website at https://www.crtpo.org/.