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Waco MPO asking for comments on possible change to transportation improvement plan

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The Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization is asking for comments on a proposed amendment to the 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Plan. The MPO is also asking for input on a proposed Title VI Program.

The TIP is a list of federally funded highway or transit projects scheduled for implementation within the Waco Metropolitan Area during fiscal years 2017 to 2020.  The Title VI Compliance Program of the Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization guides the Waco MPO in its administration and management of Title VI related activities.

A copy of the current TIP, the proposed amendment and draft Proposed Title VI Program can be viewed online at http://www.waco-texas.com/cms-mpo/ and at the following locations between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Three public informational meetings will be conducted to provide information regarding these documents and to accept comments from the public.  These meetings are scheduled for:

  • Monday, August 7, 2017, 12 Noon, Dr. Mae Jackson Development Center, 401 Franklin Avenue
  • Monday, August 7, 2017, 6 PM, South Waco Community Center, 2815 Speight Avenue
  • Thursday, August 10, 2017, 6 PM, Waco Transit Administrative Building, 301 S. 8th

Comments on the TIP amendment will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Aug. 11.  Comments regarding Title VI Program will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Sept. 29. Comments should be directed to Christopher Evilia and may be submitted via email at mpo@wacotx.gov or by phone at 254-750-5651.

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