Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization
Public participation is an integral part of the overall transportation planning process. The information and perspectives provided through the public participation process assist decision makers and lead to a more meaningful and comprehensive planning process.
A public review and comment period is provided for all updates and major amendments to the core transportation planning documents for which the MPO is responsible (UPWP, MTP and TIP). Opportunities to become involved in the transportation planning process are listed below.
Public Review and Comment Opportunities
- 2018 Unified Planning Work Program Amendment 1 (Public Comment Period: August 14, 2018 and will end on August 28, 2018. Pending approval at the September 20, 2018 MPO Policy Board meeting)
- 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program and Program of Projects for the Lawrence Transit System (Public Comment Period: August 15 – September 14, 2018. Pending approval at the October 18, 2018 MPO Policy Board meeting)
- Countywide Bikeway Plan update Survey – The survey will be available until August 31st and takes approximately 10 minutes to complete.
- Visit the Countywide Bikeway Plan page to view other participation opportunities.
The Public Participation Plan serves as a guide to improve the process for involving you in regional transportation decision-making. It is the goal of the L-DC MPO to establish a process that is effective and meaningful for citizens in order to engage them in regional transportation planning activities. This plan outlines the preferred public input procedures, processes, and techniques for use in regional transportation planning issues.
Public Participation Plan – Approved at the August 16, 2018 MPO Policy Board Meeting
Limited English Proficiency Plan
The Limited English Proficiency Plan serves as a guide to identify the extent of LEP individuals in the region and identify ways that the MPO can reduce and/or eliminate the barriers to LEP individuals within the transportation planning process. This plan outlines the MPOs process for addressing the mix of services that will be provided to engage LEP individuals.
Limited English Proficiency Plan – Approved at the October 5, 2016 MPO Policy Board Meeting
Title VI Program Manual
The Title VI Program Manual outlines the responsibilities of the MPO to ensure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and identifies the procedures to address complaints related to Title VI.
Title VI Program Manual – Approved at the October 5, 2016 MPO Policy Board Meeting
Learn about the variety of different committees that advise governing bodies on the transportation system in Lawrence and Douglas County. Download minutes, rosters, agendas and more.
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