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Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization seeks public input


Nov. 30. The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) is seeking public input for its update to the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). 

CRTPO is the federally designated metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Charlotte Urbanized Area, which includes Iredell and Mecklenburg Counties as well as the urbanized portion of Union County. 

Lake Norman residents may  provide feedback about the region’s long-range transportation needs and issues affecting the Charlotte Urbanized Area into the year 2050 and beyond. Respondents can offer input on the 2050 MTP website, 2050mtp.org, by completing a survey, adding comments on an interactive map or submitting a contact form. There will be an open public comment period until Dec. 31.

Meeting Dec. 17

 CRTPO will host a virtual public meeting allowing stakeholders to learn more about the development and importance of CRTPO’s 2050 MTP on Thursday, Dec. 17 from 4 pm to 5 pm. 

The meeting will include a panel of transportation professionals from around the state. Panelists will discuss current transportation opportunities and challenges within the Charlotte region and how the 2050 MTP can help address transportation needs for the future. Davidson residents can join the meeting by filling out the online RSVP form.

For  information about the 2050 MTP and CRTPO, visit 2050mtp.org and crtpo.org. In addition, a toll-free hotline, 800-777-8961, offers instructions in t10 languages to allow callers to leave a message with their feedback.