Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization
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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
Public comment received will be considered by the MPO Policy Board where decisions pertaining to revision of this document will be made prior to final approval.
Transportation 2050 identifies future needs and makes investment recommendations for all modes of transportation including automobile, public transit, bicycle, pedestrian, etc. This plan reflects the feedback and perspectives provided from the community engagement conducted in 2022. This plan is required by federal regulations to ensure funding for transportation projects throughout Douglas County.
Transportation 2050 – Public Comment period: January 23 – February 22, 2023. MPO Policy Board to consider adoption on March 16, 2023.
Public Participation Plan
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 – MPO Policy Board approved on March 17, 2022
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 – MPO Policy Board approved August 18, 2022
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 – MPO Policy Board approved November 17, 2022
Visit https://lawrenceks.org/mpo/title6 find more information.