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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 HRTPOcial medi website, soa, 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 Volumes, Speeds, and Congestion on Major Roadways in Hampton Roads Report

The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO), the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Hampton Roads metropolitan planning area, has completed the DRAFT Volumes, Speeds, and Congestion on Major Roadways in Hampton Roads Report.

As part of the Congestion Management Process (CMP), HRTPO staff has annually prepared a report detailing average weekday traffic volumes for major roadways in Hampton Roads since 2006.  Since 2012, this document has included an analysis of roadway speed data collected by INRIX, and an analysis of peak period roadway congestion levels based on these volumes and speeds.

Click Here to view a copy of the draft document. 

All interested parties are encouraged to review the draft report and send comments to Mr. Keith Nichols at knichols@hrtpo.org or by mail to 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320. The deadline for comments on this draft report is September 23rd, 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 a request 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 amendment, as well as the current TIP in its entirety, can be viewed via the links below.

Proposed TIP Amendment

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 September 16, 2015.

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.  The HRTPO fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities, and strives to provide reasonable accommodations and services for persons who require special assistance to participate in this public involvement opportunity.  If you have any questions or would like further information regarding Public Involvement or Title VI at the HRTPO, contact Kendall Miller, Public Involvement & Title VI Administrator at (757) 420-8300, or kmiller@hrtpo.org

 


 

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 amendment, 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 September 9, 2015.

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.  The HRTPO fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities, and strives to provide reasonable accommodations and services for persons who require special assistance to participate in this public involvement opportunity.  If you have any questions or would like further information regarding Public Involvement or Title VI at the HRTPO, contact Kendall Miller, Public Involvement & Title VI Administrator at (757) 420-8300, or kmiller@hrtpo.org


 

Citizen Input Opportunity:
Title VI/Environmental Justice Methodology Tool

The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO), the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Hampton Roads metropolitan planning area, has developed the Title VI/Environmental Justice (EJ) Methodology Tool. 

This tool will provide the citizens of Hampton Roads a comprehensive look at Title VI/EJ communities within our region and the potential impacts of transportation projects on these areas.

Users can use this tool to learn about the guiding principles of Title VI and EJ and the potential adverse effects that EJ seeks to prevent in these communities.  An interactive EJ Score map allows the public to locate areas that are home to multiple EJ communities.  Transportation Improvement Program projects and Long-Range Transportation Plan candidate projects are also added to this map providing users with complete transparency concerning projects occurring in EJ communities.

Click Here to view the Title VI/EJ Methodology Tool.

All interested parties are encouraged to view and test the tool and send comments to Mr. James McNamara at jmcnamara@hrtpo.org or by mail to 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320.  Due to the extreme importance and weight placed on the development of the Title VI/Environmental Justice Methodology, the public comment period for this tool through September 30, 2015. 


 

Hampton Roads 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan:
Candidate Project Evaluation Title VI/Environmental Justice Methodology: DRAFT Report

The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO), the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Hampton Roads metropolitan planning area, has completed the DRAFTHampton Roads 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan: Candidate Project Evaluation Title VI/Environmental Justice Methodology report. 

This report will be included in a compendium of documents that will compose the completed 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).  This information has been shared with the Transportation Technical Advisory Committee (TTAC) and the LRTP Subcommittee. 

This report analyzes all 2040 Candidate Projects using the HRTPO’s newly developed Title VI/Environmental Justice (EJ) methodology.  The study identifies EJ communities based on nine indicators and then assesses the potential impact of LRTP candidate projects upon these communities.  This information will be used in part to help guide the HRTPO’s public participation strategies with our 2040 Public Involvement program.

Click Here to view a copy of the Hampton Roads 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan: Candidate Project Evaluation Title VI/Environmental Justice Methodology report.

All interested parties are encouraged to review the draft report and send comments to Mr. James McNamara at jmcnamara@hrtpo.org or by mail to 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320.  Due to the extreme importance and weight placed on the development of the Title VI/Environmental Justice Methodology, the public comment period for this draft report has been extended through September 30, 2015.

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