About French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization
The French Broad River MPO is a partnership between local and state government that makes decisions about transportation planning in urbanized areas and meets planning requirements established by federal authorizing legislation for transportation funding. Local governments belonging to the MPO are Buncombe, Haywood and Henderson Counties, and Asheville, Biltmore Forest, Black Mountain, Canton, Clyde, Flat Rock, Fletcher, Hendersonville, Laurel Park, Maggie Valley, Mills River, Montreat, Waynesville, Weaverville, and Woodfin. See the population table here and urbanized area population by county here. Follow the links at left to learn more and get involved!
See a better resolution version of 2013 Updated FBRMPO Planning Area Boundary map here.
May TAC meeting to take place on Thursday, May 23rd at 12:30 PM
See the 2013 Meeting Calendar.
Regional Travel Survey Now Underway!
Households across the region will receive letters with a request to participate in late April through early June 2013. See more info here and here. Transit ridership survey portion will take place from May 20th through May 31st--expect survey takers on Apple Country Transit and Asheville Transit buses!
FBRMPO 2012-2020 TIP Amendment to include summary funding table will be taken up for adoption on Thursday, May 23rd during the TAC Meeting. See the funding table here. Public comment period open from Monday, April 29th and through Wednesday, May 22nd. Contact email@example.com or 828-251-6622 if you have comments.
Introductory Presentation on Complete Streets to take place on Monday, June 3rd at 5:30 PM at Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies (above Asheville Chamber of Commerce offices). See more info here.
2nd Annual Land-of-Sky RPO Rockslide Conference to take place June 5, 2013 at Haywood Community College. Click here for information
Rains over the weekend of May 4-5th have led to flooding, some road closures in WNC. See More Info from NCDOT (May 6, 2013).
Public Information Meeting for I-26 and Brevard Rd (NC 191) Interchange Modification took place on April 18, 2013; comments will be accepted through May 9th. See the comment form here. Map of Option C; Option F and Option G . For additional info: contact Michael Wray, by phone at (919) 707-6050 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. See the notice letter.
FBRMPO Call for Transportation Planning Special Studies for FY 2013-2014 currently closed; TAC to vote on study project selection on May 23rd. See more information. Studies require a 20% local match and have to be sponsored by a local jurisdiction which is a member of FBRMPO.
Statewide Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan Draft available at www.walkbikenc.com.
I-4400/I-4700 I-26 Widening from U.S. 25 to I-40 project--Public Information Meeting was be held on January 31, 4 PM-7 PM at WNC Ag Center. If you have comments regarding this project please contact Undrea Major by March 1, 2013 at email@example.com. See additional info about the project on the TIP page.
Wilma Dykeman Riverway RADTIP Study public meeting #3 was held on Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center, 285 Livingston Street, Asheville, NC, 28801. Project information is available on the City’s website
NCDOT has adopted the 2040 Plan, 30-year transportation blueprint for the state. The final 2040 Plan may be viewed at www.ncdot.gov/performance/reform/2040Plan/
or via mobile phone at www.ncdot.gov/m.
FBRMPO New Board Member orientation took place on Thursday, July 26th 9 AM-12:Noon. You can see the presentations here.
NCAMPO Conference brought over 270 transportation planners and engineers from across the state to Asheville May 2-May 4th, 2012. More info.
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