Roanoke Valley Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
The Roanoke Valley Area Metropolitan Planning
Organization (MPO) is recognized as the official transportation planning agency for Roanoke, VA urban region as required by federal law . In order for the region to to receive federal funds for use on highway, transit, non-motorized, and multimodal systems, the MPO is required to develop a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a four-year financial program that describes the schedule for obligating federal funds to state and local projects. The TIP contains federal funding information for all modes of transportation including highways, transit and pedestrian facilities. Additionally, the TIP also reflects projects and priorities identified in the Long Range Transporation Plan. The MPO works closely with the Virginia Departments of Transportation and Rail & Public Transportation, as well as local transit operators, to update and amend the TIP each year as funding conditions change. The TIP also has an active public involvement process.
Beginning in May 2014, the Roanoke Valley Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is giving the public an opportunity to request, review, read, and comment on the draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for Fiscal Years 2015-2018 for the Roanoke Valley Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, available at rvarc.org. For convenience, you may provide comments on the Draft TIP by clicking here and submitting your comments to us online.
The public comment period will be in effect for no fewer than 45 days from the publication of this notice. An official Public Hearing will be held after the public comment period has elapsed. This Public Hearing will be duly advertised according to applicable laws. For special accommodations or further information, contact Bryan Hill, Phone: 540-343-4417, Fax: 540-343-4416 or E-mail: email@example.com. Hearing impaired persons can call 711 for access.
Thank you for your comments and participation in the Transportation Improvement Program update process.