The Chair of the MRPC has submitted a comment letter to the Federal Dockett related to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) MPO Coordination and Planning Area Reform Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) released on June 27, 2016 in the Federal Register. Comments focused on the potential impact to local participation and control of the MPO and the transportation planning process under the NPRM.
A copy of the MRPC Comment letter is available here.
Other interested communities and individuals are also encouraged to comment. The federal docket for this NPRM can be found through this link.
Please Note that the FHWA has extended the public comment period until October 24, 2016. Information on the extension can be found here.