What does the metropolitan planning organization do?
The FAST ACT outlines the metropolitan planning process which the MPO must follow. This process includes the development of a long-range metropolitan transportation plan (MTP), a transportation improvement program (TIP), and an annual unified planning work program (UPWP). All of these products must be developed with the consideration of four performance measures specified in The FAST ACT. These factors emphasize maximizing the use of existing transportation systems, promoting inter-modal passenger and freight transportation, conserving natural resources, coordinating land-use and transportation planning, and promoting economic growth.

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1. How is a metropolitan planning organization formed?
2. Who belongs to a metropolitan planning organization?
3. How is the Planning Area Boundary determined?
4. What does the metropolitan planning organization do?
5. Why does the Bryan/College Station MPO exist?
6. Who belongs to the Bryan/College Station MPO?
7. How is the Bryan/College Station MPO structured?
8. What is the current planning area boundary of the BCSMPO?