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Public Notices 

The HRTPO public involvement and community outreach process provides the review of transportation plans and programs as they are being developed and as they go into HRTPO’s approval process.  The opportunity to review and comment on the documents, plans and programs is advertised through the HRTPO website, social media, media advisories to regional news providers, messages to HRTPO’s list of interested parties, distribution to the member jurisdictions, advertisements at the office location, and via mail to partner organizations for posting at their locations.  The HRTPO provides a public review and comment period of no less than 14 days for LRTP and TIP updates, the associated regional Conformity Analyses (RCA) for Air Quality,and special studies and reports developed by the HRTPO staff.

 

The public participation and notification processes of the HRTPO satisfy the individual public participation policies of HRTPO planning partners in accordance with Federal regulations and guidelines.  To view Public Notice Translations, Access to LEP and Accessibility Guidelines and more, click here.

The HRTPO will strive to provide reasonable accommodations and services for persons who require special assistance to participate in this public involvement opportunity. Contact Kendall Miller, Principal Administrator of Public Involvement & Title VI at (757) 420-8300 or kmiller@hrtpo.org for more information.

 


 

DRAFT HRTPO Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO), the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Hampton Roads metropolitan planning area, is updating its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Plan.  The update of the Plan includes an opportunity for public review and comment.  Comments will be taken over a 45-day period, from January 15, 2015 to March 2, 2015.  Comments may be submitted via email  to Kendall Miller, Principal Administrator of Public Involvement and Title IV, at kmiller@hrtpo.org or by mail: Kendall Miller, HRTPO, The Regional Building, 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake VA 23325 or by Fax: 757-523-3881. The Draft DBE Program Report and Appendix can be viewed via the links below:

DRAFT HRTPO DBE Program

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HRTPO FY 2016 Unified Planning Work Program 
Draft Planning Priorities

The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) describes transportation planning work and associated funding for the Hampton Roads Metropolitan Planning Area (MPA).  In addition to detailing the work associated with HRTPO core functions – the Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), the Congestion Management Process (CMP), and Public Participation – the UPWP includes planning priorities identified by the HRTPO Board to ensure its vision and goals are addressed.

The HRTPO is considering its planning priorities for fiscal year 2016, which begins on July 1, 2015 and runs through June 30, 2016, and seeks public comment on the draft planning priorities (click on link below):

FY 2016 UPWP Draft Planning Priorities

All interested parties are encouraged to review the proposed planning priorities and send comments to Mike Kimbrel, Principal Transportation Engineer, at mkimbrel@hrtpo.org or by mail to 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320, by January 30, 2015.


 

HRTPO FY 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program
Proposed Amendments

The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO), the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Hampton Roads metropolitan planning area, is considering requests to amend the HRTPO FY 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).  The amendment process includes an opportunity for public review and comment.

The proposed TIP amendments, as well as the current TIP in its entirety, can be viewed via the links below.

Proposed TIP Amendments

View FY 2015-2018 TIP

All interested parties are encouraged to review the proposed revisions and send comments to Mike Kimbrel, Principal Transportation Engineer, at mkimbrel@hrtpo.org or by mail to 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320, by February 11, 2015.