9601 Wright Drive, Midland, TX 79706 - PO Box 60916 Midland, TX 79711 - (432) 617-0129

About Us

Who are we and what do we do?

The Permian Basin MPO is a regional agency mandated under federal law to conduct a cooperative, continuous and comprehensive transportation planning process.  The agency plans and commits funds for the construction of transportation improvements across multiple transportation modes.  MPO funding comes from the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration through the Texas Department of Transportation.  The area of MPO responsibility includes portions of Martin, Midland and Ector Counties, and the Cities of Midland and Odessa.  Planning and transportation project prioritization decisions and MPO staff directives are made by the Policy Board which consists of elected officials from the five entities named above and two other Board positions filled by the TxDOT Odessa District Engineer and the EZ Rider transit service manager.  A key priority of the Policy Board is to ensure that federal and state tax dollars are spent wisely and in accordance with the region’s most vital needs. 

Special emphasis is placed on effective public involvement throughout the process.  The MPO invites you to browse its web site to see how we are improving the quality of life in the region.  Your input is valued, so please feel free to contact us with any questions or suggestions and/or to become more involved in the transportation planning process.  

If your group or agency would like to schedule the MPO staff for a presentation on MPO plans and activities, please contact Cameron Walker, AICP, Executive Director at 432-617-0129 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Permian Basin MPO Metropolitan Area Boundary

The MPO boundary is an area which includes urban population centers and areas which are expected to become urbanized over the next 20 years.  Currently, the MPO estimates that 300,800 people reside within the boundary.   

Permian Basin MPO Staff

Cameron Walker: Executive Director - Send a Message
Lorrine Quimiro: Senior Transportation Planner - Send a Message
Rina Bale: Mobility Manager - Send a Message
Rocio Spencer: Administrative Planning Assistant - Send a Message

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