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MPOs

Albany MPO
Athens-Clarke County MPO
Atlanta Regional Commission
Augusta-Richmond County PC
CORE - Coastal Region MPO (Savannah)
Brunswick MPO
Columbus-Phenix City MPO
Dalton MPO
Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO)
Hinesville GA MPO
Macon-Bibb County Planning & Zoning Commission
Rome/Floyd CPC
Valdosta-Lowndes MPO
Warner Robins MPO
Chattanooga Hamilton County RPA


Albany MPO
Albany – Dougherty Area Regional Transportation Study - http://www.dartsmpo.org
Address: 240 Pine Ave., Ste. 300, Albany, GA 31701
Population: 96025
2010 UZA: 95,779
Year MPO Designated: 1965
Other Jurisdictions in MPO Area:  
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Designation and Structure: Eight-member Policy Board; Policy Board voting members include elected officials, State DOT.
Committee Structure: Technical Committee - local engineering and planning advisory board; Citizen Advisory Committee - citizens appointed by local governments.
Program Activities: Travel Demand Forecasting - TRANPLAN software; Socioeconomic Data Forecasting; Air Quality; Congestion Management System; Intermodal Management System; Safety/Accident Studies; Freight Planning; Traffic Counting; Travel Demand Forecasting - ARC INFO softw


Athens-Clarke County MPO
Athens – Madison-Athens-Clarke-Oconee Transportation Study – www.macorts.org
Address: 120 West Dougherty Street Athens, GA 30601-2613
Population: 131000
2010 UZA: 106482
Year MPO Designated: 1969
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Designation and Structure: Technical Coordinating Committee, Policy Committee and Citizen Advisory Committee.
Committee Structure: TCC - reps from GA DOT, FHWA, local governmental authorities, and citizen reps from each county, GA DOT, Navy School, UGA - currently designated at citizen-at-large; rep from Oconee County named to each committee and Planning Commission reps for Madison
Program Activities: Travel Demand Forecasting - TRANPLAN software; Socioeconomic Data Forecasting; Congestion Management System; Intermodal Management System; Traffic Counting; GIS - ARC INFO and ARCVIEW software.



Atlanta Regional Commission
Atlanta – Atlanta Regional Commission – www.atlantaregional.com
Address: 40 Courtland St., NE Atlanta, GA 30303
Population: 5077500
2010 UZA: 4,515,419
Year MPO Designated: 1971
Other Jurisdictions in MPO Area: Barrow, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dawson, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton, Paulding, Pike, Rockdale, Spalding, Walton
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Designation and Structure: Authorized by state law and memorandum of Agreement between ARC, GDOT and MARTA; 39-member Policy Board includes local elected officials and citizen members. ARC is planning agency for Transportation Element of SIP.
Committee Structure: Transportation Coordinating Committee (technical committee - 30 members), Transportation & Air Quality Committee (policy committee - 32 members - both with representatives from 18 counties, state & local transit providers.
Program Activities: Transit planning; freight planning; corridor studies; bike/ped planning; ITS planning; travel demand forecasting (Citilabs Cube 4.1.2); GIS (ESRI ArcGIS 9.2); air quality conformity analysis; vehicle emissions modeling; TCM analysis; congestion management studies; land use planning; commuter assistance - ridesharing, telecommuting, guaranteed ride home, employer outreach; and socioeconomic studies - socioec data forecasting, job access/welfare to work, economic development



Augusta-MPO
ARTS-MPO - http://www.augustaga.gov/680/ARTS-MPO
Address: Augusta Planning and Development Department
Augusta- Richmond County Municipal Building
535 Telfair Street, Suite 300
Population: 386,787
2010 UZA: 335630
Year MPO Designated: 1970
Other Jurisdictions in MPO Area: Augusta, Hephzibah, Blythe, Grovetown, North Augusta, Aiken, New Ellenton and Burnettown -- all municipalities, Columbia County
Aiken and Edgefield counties in South Carolina
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Designation and Structure: Policy Board- 14 voting members representing elected officials in Georgia and South Carolina.
Committee Structure: Technical Committee - planner, engineers, transit staff; Citizens Advisory Committee - private citizens; Policy Committee - elected officials and DOT representatives.
Program Activities: ADA Planning; Long Range Transportation Planning for Highways, Transit; Congestion Management System; Accident Studies; Travel Demand; Socioeconomic Data Forecasting; Intermodal Planning; Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning, Transportation Improvement Program, Regional Freight Study.

 


Brunswick MPO
Brunswick – Brunswick Area Transportation Study –http://www.glynncounty.org/index.aspx?nid=303
Address: 1725 Reynolds Street, Suite 200, Brunswick GA 31520
Population: 79,964
2010 UZA: 51,024
Year MPO Designated: 1991
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Designation and Structure: Authorized by Memorandum of Understanding; 10-member Policy Board; Policy Board voting members include local elected/appointed local officials, State DOT, airport, port, chamber of commerce.
Committee Structure: Technical Committee; Citizen Advisory Committee; Policy Committee.
Program Activities: Travel Demand Forecasting; TRANPLAN software; Socioeconomic Data Forecasting; Safety/Accident Studies; Long Range Transportation Plan; Parking Studies; Thoroughfare Plan.




Columbus-Phenix City MPO
Columbus – Columbus-Phenix City Planning Department - http://www.columbusga.org/planning/
Address: 420 10th Street Columbus, GA 31901
Population: 220698
2010 UZA: 253,602
Year MPO Designated: 1964
Other Jurisdictions in MPO Area: Muscogee and Chattahoochee Counties and a portion of Harris County in Georgia. In Alabama, the City of Phenix City and a portion of Lee and Russell Counties.
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Designation and Structure: Not specified.
Committee Structure: Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC), Technical Advisory Committee (TCC), and the Policy and Coordinating Committee (PCC)
Program Activities: transportation planning, land use, air quality, historic preservation, urban design, subdivision plat reviews



Dalton MPO
Dalton – Dalton-Whitfield County MPO - http://www.whitfieldcountyga.com/eng/mpo.htm
Address: 301 W. Crawford Street, Dalton GA 30720
Population: 93379
2010 UZA: 85,239
Year MPO Designated: 2003
Other Jurisdictions in MPO Area: Counties in MPO Area: Whitfield, Other Jurisdictions: Dalton, Cohutta, Tunnel Hill, Varnell (Cities)
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Designation and Structure: Designated by Governor
Committee Structure: Policy Committee,
Technical Coordinating Committee,
Citizen's Advisory Committee
Program Activities: Long Range Transportation Plan, Transportation Improvement Program, Transit Planning, Unified Planning Work Program; Freight Planning, ITS Planning, Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning, Land-use planning, Socioeconomic Studies.



Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO)
Gainesville – Gainesville-Hall MPO – www.ghmpo.org
Address: 3rd Floor, Hall County Government Center
2875 Browns Bridge Road
Gainesville, Georgia 30504
Phone:

770-297-2625

Sam Baker: 770-297-2604
Srikanth Yamala: 770-531-3905

Population: 192,000
2010 UZA: 130,846
Year MPO Designated: 2003
Other Jurisdictions in MPO Area: Hall County and western Jackson County
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Designation and Structure: Housed in Hall County Planning Department. Planning Director also serves as the GHMPO Director. In addition, GHMPO has three staff members - Transportation Planning Manager, Senior Transportation Planner, and Transportation Planner.
Committee Structure: Policy Committee, Citizen Advisory Committee, Technical Coordinating Committee.
Program Activities Corridor studies, transit planning, bicycle and pedestrian planning, freight planning, travel demand forecasting (CUBE), geographic information systems (ArcMap), crash analysis, socio-economic forecasting, conformity analysis (combined effort with the Atlanta Regional Commission).



Hinesville GA MPO
Hinesville – Hinesville Area MPO – http://thelcpc.org/hampo/
Address:

100 Main Street. Suite 7520, Hineville, GA 31313 (Office is in Rm 2100)

Population: 70,563 (2010 MPA)
2010 UZA: 51,465
Year MPO Designated: 2003
Other Jurisdictions in MPO Area: Allenhurst, Flemington, Gum Branch, Hinesville, Midway, Riceboro, Walthourville, Unincorporated Liberty County, "urbanized" unincorporated Long County.
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Designation and Structure: 16-member Policy Committee, 21-member Technical Coordinating Committee, and 18-member Citizens Advisory Committee
Committee Structure: The Policy Committee (PC) is made up of the chief elected and appointed officials from all of the municipalities within the HAMPO region of Liberty County and a portion of Long County, as well as executives from the local, state and federal agencies conce
Program Activities: Long-Range Transportation Planning (for highways and transit); Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning; Intermodal Planning; Socioeconomic Data Forecasting; Comprehensive Planning



Macon-Bibb County Planning & Zoning Commission
www.maconbibbpz.org
Address: 682 Cherry Street Macon, GA 31201
Population: 176000
2010 UZA: 137,570
Year MPO Designated: 1964
Other Jurisdictions in MPO Area: Bibb County; Jones County - Census Tract 301.01 & 301.02; Portion of Monroe County (Plant Scherer) in Non-Attainment Area.
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Designation and Structure: Authorized by Intergovernmental Agreement; Planning Agency (MPO-Macon Area Transportation Study) for Transportation Element of SIP; sixteen-member Policy Committee; Policy Committee voting members include local elected officials from Bibb County; City of Macon; Payne City: Jones County.
Committee Structure: Policy Committee; Technical Committee; Citizen Advisory Committee.
Program Activities: City of Macon and Bibb County 2030 Comprehensive Plan; Transportation Improvement Program; 2030 Long Range Transportation Plan; Conformity Determination Reports; Transit Planning; Corridor Studies; Travel Demand Forecasting (citilabs cube); GIS Arcview; Land Use Planning; Socioeconomic Data Forecasting.



Rome/Floyd CPC
http://www.romefloyd.com/
Address: 607 Broad Street Rome, GA 30162-1433
Population: 81251
2010 UZA: 60,851
Year MPO Designated: 1983
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Designation and Structure: Authorized by Intergovernmental Agreement; ten-member Policy Board; Policy Board voting members include local elected officials, State DOT.
Committee Structure: Technical Committee - transportation specialists and key staff of member jurisdictions; Citizen Advisory Committee - citizens and representatives from Rome Transit Department; Policy Committee - City and County Managers and Commissioners, GA DOT, FHWA, CA
Program Activities: Travel Demand Forecasting; Socioeconomic Data Forecasting; Congestion Management System; Intermodal Management System; Safety/Accident Studies; Traffic Counting mapping information software.



Coastal Region MPO (CORE-MPO)
Savannah– Coastal Region MPO – www.thempc.org (MPC website) http://www.thempc.org/transportation.htm (CORE MPO website direct link)
Address: 110 East State Street, P.O. Box 8246 Savannah, GA 31412-8246
Population: 260,677 – Savannah Urbanized Area Population based on 2010 census
2010 UZA: 260,677
Year MPO Designated: 1963
Other Jurisdictions in MPO Area: The new CORE MPO's metropolitan planning area (MPA) includes all of Chatham County (including all of the municipalities within the county), the portion of the 2010 Savannah Urbanized Area located in Effingham County, the City of Richmond Hill, and the portion of the 2010 Savannah Urbanized Area located in unincorporated Bryan County.
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Designation and Structure: Authorized by Memorandum of Understanding; 23-member Policy Board (CORE MPO Board); The membership of the CORE MPO Board shall consist of elected officials of the local government entities or their designees, GDOT representative, as well as modal representatives from the transit and airport.
Committee Structure: Policy Committee ("CORE MPO Board"); Technical Coordinating Committee; Economic Development and Freight Advisory Committee; Citizens Advisory Committee; Advisory Committee on Accessible Transportation.
Program Activities: Travel Demand Forecasting; Socioeconomic Data Forecasting; Long-Range and Short-Range Transportation Planning and Programming (for highways and transit); Context Sensitive Design; Congestion Management; Corridor Studies; Sector Studies; Commuter Assistance Rideshare/Carpool Planning/Guaranteed Ride Home/Employer Outreach; Bicycle/Pedestrian Planning; Coordinated Transit Planning/JARC/NF Planning; ADA Planning; Parking Studies; Intermodal Planning.



Valdosta-Lowndes MPO
Valdosta – Valdosta-Lowndes MPO – www.sgrc.us
Address: 327 W. Savannah Ave., PO Box 1223 Valdosta, GA 31601
Population: 109,702
2010 UZA: 77,085
Year MPO Designated: 2003
Other Jurisdictions in MPO Area: Berrien County, Brooks County, Lanier County, Lowndes County, City of Valdosta, City of Hahira, City of Remerton, City of Lake Park, City of Dasher
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Committee Structure: Policy Committee, Technical Advisory Committee, Citizen's Advisory Committee
Program Activities: Crash Analysis, Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning, Corridor Analysis, Travel Demand Modeling, Transit Planning, Freight Planning, etc.



Warner Robins MPO
Warner-Robins – Warner-Robins Area Transportation Study – http://www.wrga.gov/index.aspx?NID=295
Address: 202 N Davis Drive, PMB 718 Warner Robins, GA 31093
Population: 150121
2010 UZA: 133,109
Year MPO Designated: 1982
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Designation and Structure: Nine-member Policy Board; Policy Board voting members include local elected officials, State DOT.
Committee Structure: Technical Committee - city and county engineers, technical representatives of organizations; Citizen Advisory Committee - special interest groups and general citizens; Policy Committee - local elected officials, State DOT, and Middle Georgia RC.
Program Activities: Bicycle and pedestrian planning, transit studies, safety/accident studies, traffic counting



Chattanooga Hamilton County RPA
Chattanooga – Chattanooga Urban Area Transportation Study – www.chcrpa.org
Address: 1250 Market Street, Suite 2000 Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
Population: 361391
2000 UZA: 343509
Year MPO Designated: 1977
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Designation and Structure: Bi-State (TN &GA); 27 member Policy Board including Local Elected Officials and Transportation providers.
Committee Structure: Technical Committee - engineers, planners, city managers, administrators.
Program Activities: Travel Demand Forecasting - Socioeconomic Data Forecasting; Congestion Management Freight Planning; Traffic Counting; Bicycle, Greenways.






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