Provide leadership to the region in the planning, funding, and development of a safe, efficient multimodal transportation system.
To develop a sustainable multimodal transportation system that meets the future needs of all users.
Goals, Objectives and Strategies
“Solving Midland-Odessa’s Transportation Challenges”
PERMIAN BASIN METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (MPO)
The Permian Basin MPO, a federal, state and locally recognized organization that addresses the region’s transportation planning priorities, will conduct a Public Meeting on Monday, April 25, 2016 beginning at 10:00 a.m., at the MPO office located at 9601 Wright Dr. Suite 1., Midland, TX. The purpose of this meeting is to receive comments from the public concerning a proposed 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP is a short-term list of construction projects within the four-year defined period.
Attendees will have the opportunity to provide comments and suggestions by participating in the public meeting or by written comments submitted during a subsequent 30-day comment period noted below. Comments and suggestions will assist MPO staff and the Policy Board with the planning and environmental decisions associated with the TIP.
The draft TIP will be available for public review beginning Monday, April 25 through Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at the following locations:
City of Midland-City Secretary's Office
|Midland Centennial Library
2503 W. Loop 250 N.
Midland, TX 79705
|Permian Basin MPO
9601 Wright Drive, Suite 1
Midland, TX 79706
|City of Odessa-City Secretary's Office
411 W. 8th Street
Odessa, TX 79761
|Ector County Public Library
321 W. 5th Street
Odessa, TX 79761
|TxDOT Odessa District
3901 E. Highway 80
Odessa, TX 79761
|Martin County Courthouse
301 North Saint Peter Street
Stanton, TX 79782
All interested persons are invited to attend this public meeting. Verbal and written comments from the public may be submitted either in person at the Permian Basin MPO Office,
Permian Basin MPO 9601 Wright Drive, Midland, TX 79706, through the website (link below), or by mail:
P. O. Box 60916
Midland, TX 79711
Persons interested in attending the meeting who have special communication or accommodation needs are encouraged to contact MPO Offices at 432-617-0129, Ext. 1006. Requests should be made at least 72 hours prior to the public meeting. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate those needs. This public notice will satisfy the Program of Projects public participation requirement as part of the FTA’s Section 5307 funding grant. Para asistencia en español por favor llame a 432-617-0129.
The Permian Basin Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is the federally-designated transportation planning agency for the approximately 600 square miles and more than 275,000 people in the Metropolitan Area.
Serving as a regional partnership among the United States Department of Transportation, Texas Department of Transportation, transit agencies, elected leaders, local planning and development staff and the community across the three county planning area, the MPO leads in the development of the region's short and long-range, transportation planning efforts. The MPO also participates in the continuing discussion about issues such as land use, economic development, resource preservation, safety and security and health as they relate to transportation planning.
Disclaimer: Please be aware that the Permian Basin MPO recently changed its name and is going through the process of updating its documents. All references to Midland Odessa Transportation Organization (MOTOR) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) refer to the renamed Permian Basin Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).