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Public Comment Period Opens on a Comprehensive Update to the PIP

December 9, 2022 – The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) has started a public comment period on a comprehensive update to its Public Involvement Plan (PIP). The last comprehensive update to the PIP was adopted in 2017. The public comment period for the draft PIP begins Friday, December 9, 2022. The draft document and opportunities of public comment can be viewed at: The public comment period will end on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

Residents may provide comments by email, regular mail and verbally during a CRTPO Board meeting. If you wish to submit a comment on the draft PIP, the subject line should include “PIP Update.”


Regular mail
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center
600 E. Fourth St., 8th floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
(please be aware that U.S. Mail is currently being received slower than usual) 

Verbal comments
Verbal comments can be provided during the January 25, 2023 CRTPO Board meeting. Residents can submit an email to the CRTPO Secretary, at, no less than five (5) minutes before the start of a CRTPO Board meeting.

The CRTPO recognizes the importance of public engagement as a critical component of the continuing, cooperative, and comprehensive (3-C) transportation planning process required by the Federal Highway Administration. Additions to the current PIP include public notification processes during States of Emergency, remote and hybrid meetings protocols, and virtual public involvement techniques. The Draft PIP can be viewed here.

The CRTPO is the federally designated metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Charlotte urbanized area which includes Iredell, Mecklenburg and Union counties. More information is available on the CRTPO website at


It is the policy of the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization 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.