Coastal Region MPO

Melanie Wilson, Executive Director
Wykoda Wang, Director, Transportation Administration

The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), staffed by the MPC, provides a forum for local decision-making regarding federal transportation funds for urbanized areas. The Coastal Region (CORE) MPO Board sets regional, long-term transportation policy; prioritizes projects; and approves the long-range plan, short-range TIP, and other required documents.

Transportation Plan

The MTP is a comprehensive “blueprint” for area transportation services aimed at meeting mobility needs through the next 20+ years.

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Transportation Projects

The CORE MPO Fiscal Year 2021-2024 TIP has funds programmed for highway projects and transit projects.

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Latest News ...


June 2022 FY 2021-2024 TIP Amendments

CORE MPO adopted the June 2022 TIP Amendments on June 22, 2022.


Call for Projects Pre-Application Workshop Presentation

June 2, 2022 slideshow


Regional Freight Transportation Plan Update

CORE MPO is conducting the Regional Freight Transportation Plan Update. Expected completion date is October 2023.


FY 2023 UPWP Amendments

CORE MPO adopted amendments to the FY 2023 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) on April 27, 2022.


CORE MPO Adopts FY 2023 UPWP

CORE MPO adopted the FY 2023 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) on February 23, 2022.


FY 2021-2024 TIP Amendments
CORE MPO adopts updates to the FY 2021 - 2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Updated and archived amendments and modifications are available for review.

Call for Plans and Studies

CORE MPO conducted a Call for Plans & Studies for the FY 2023 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) in September 2021. The results of the call for plans and studies and the overall FY 2023 UPWP development can be reviewed.


SR 21 Access Management Study

CORE MPO, in collaboration with the City of Garden City, completed the State Route (SR) 21 Access Management Study from I-516 to Grange Road. For more information, visit the study webpage.


CORE MPO Adopts FY 2022 UPWP

CORE MPO adopted the FY 2022 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) on April 28, 2021.


2045 MTP Amendments

CORE MPO adopts updates to the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). The most recent amendments can be reviewed. The 2045 MTP, amendments, addendum and previous plans are also available for review.


CORE MPO TMA Certification Review

FHWA and FTA have completed their quadrennial review of the CORE MPO’s Metropolitan Transportation Planning Process and have certified the MPO for another four years. The CORE MPO is now federally certified until March 31, 2025. To read the full certification report, click here.


Non - Motorized Transportation Plan 2020 Update

Updates to the Non - Motorized Transportation Plan were adopted in February 2020.


Mobility 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Adopted

The Mobility 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan for the next 25+ years was adopted August 7, 2019.


Updates to Title VI planning documents and Participation Plan Adopted

CORE MPO adopted the Title VI updates and Participation Plan updates on August 7, 2019. The updated planning documents include Title VI Plan, Participation Plan, Language Assistance Plan, and Environmental Justice Plan.