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 ...

2045 MTP Amendments

The CORE MPO is inviting the public to review and provide comments on 2045 MTP Amendments. The comment period starts on February 14, 2024 and ends on February 28, 2024. Please click here to see how you can submit your comments.


FY 2024 – 2027 TIP Amendments

The CORE MPO is inviting the public to review and provide comments on FY 2024 – 2027 TIP Amendments. The comment period starts on February 14, 2024 and ends on February 28, 2024. Please click here to see how you can submit your comments.


FY 2024 – 2027 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Adopted

The CORE MPO Board adopted the FY 2024 – 2027 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) on November 1, 2023.


SR 26/US 80 Corridor Study - Public Information Open House (PIOH)

The SR 26/US 80 Corridor Study - Public Information Open House (PIOH) is scheduled for August 15, 2023.

Public Information Open House (PIOH)


2045 MTP Amendments

The CORE MPO Board adopted the amendments to 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan on June 28, 2023.


FY 2021 – 2024 TIP Amendments

The CORE MPO Board adopted the amendments to the 2021 – 2024 Transportation Improvement Program on June 28, 2023.


April FY 2021-2024 TIP Amendments

The April FY 2021-2024 TIP Amendments were adopted on April 26, 2023.


December FY 2021-2024 TIP Amendments

The December 2022 FY 2021-2024 TIP Amendments were adopted on December 14, 2022.


2045 MTP Amendments Approved

The December 2045 MTP Amendments were approved on December 14, 2022.



MTP 2050

The CORE MPO is in the process of developing the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) for the Savannah metropolitan region. The 2050 MTP is a comprehensive "blueprint" for the Savannah region's transportation services aimed at meeting mobility needs through the next 20+ years.


Green Island Road Trail Amendment

In August 2022, the Non-Motorized Transportation Plan was amended to add the Green Island Road Trail Project to the plan!


Regional Freight Transportation Plan Update

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


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.

FY 2023 UPWP Amendments
CORE MPO adopts updates to the FY 2023 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). 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.


2045 MTP Amendments

CORE MPO adopts updates to the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). The 2045 MTP, amendments, addendum and previous plans are 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.


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.