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Multi-MPO Planning: Prospects and Practices

May-June 2020

The metropolitan transportation planning process is designed to improve policy making and investment decisions across a single metro area, but highway and rail corridors often traverse multiple planning areas. Collaborative planning among metropolitan planning organizations — multi-MPO planning — is necessary to transcend metro area boundaries. This PAS Memo offers guidance and lessons learned on how planners can help overcome barriers and create collaborative multi-MPO planning efforts.

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