Bloomington/Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

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The Bloomington/Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization (BMCMPO) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) that serves the City of Bloomington, the Town of Ellettsville and parts of Monroe County, as originally designated by the Governor of Indiana in 1982. The BMCMPO also includes Indiana University and Bloomington Transit as planning partners.

Public Comment

In accordance with its Public Participation Plan, the Bloomington/Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is holding a thirty (30) day public review for amendments to the 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Written comments on the proposed amendments will be taken starting on January 24 and ending on February 23, 2015 The MPO Policy Committee is expected to vote on the amendment at their meeting held on March 6, 2015.

The following requests have been made to the FY 2014-2017 TIP by the sponsoring agencies.

Indiana Department of Transportation

1. DES# 1383223 Surface Treatment, Thin HMA Overlay on SR 446; SR46 to Moore's Pike

The MPO is accepting written comments during the public review period. Written comments can be submitted to:

Bloomington/Monroe County MPO
401 N. Morton St. Ste 130
PO Box 100
Bloomington, IN 47402

For additional information please contact MPO staff at (812) 349-3423.

Check out a map of the major transportation projects happening in your community.

Using the link below, you can access a Google Map which provides a visualization of projects that are sponsored by the Indiana Department of Transportation, Monroe County, the City of Bloomington and the Town of Ellettsville. Please note that these graphics are provided for the sake of reference only and should not be interpreted as exact delineations of project alignment.

For further information on projects within the MPO, please contact staff at (812) 349-3423

Word of Mouth - Civil Streets 2014-2017 Transportation Projects Public Comment

The 2014-2014 Transportation Improvement Plan public comment period is currently closed. Please check back here for future public comment opportunities.

MPO Committee Picture MPO Committees

The MPO is guided by three separate committees: the Policy Committee, Technical Advisory Committee and Citizens Advisory Committee.

MTP Icon Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Currently under development, the 2040 MTP will guide MPO short and long range transportation investments. This is also a unique opportunity for your thoughts and opinions to be an integral part of the community's future.

We invite you to participate and get involved!

TIP Icon 2 Transportation Improvement Program

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a 4 year program that describes the projects that will use Federal transportation funds.

The TIP contains funding information for all modes, including: transit, bicycle, pedestrian and motor vehicle projects

UPWP Icon Unified Planning Work Program

The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) describes all planning activities that are anticipated in the MPO study area over two fiscal years and documents the work that staff will perform with federal highway and transit planning funds.

More Plans Icon Supporting Plans, Studies, and Reports

This page contains plans, reports and other documents related to transportation planning at the MPO or at state or federal agencies as they relate to the MPO area.

Complete Streets Policy

On January 9, 2009 the Policy Committee of the Bloomington/Monroe County MPO adopted a Complete Streets Policy. The guidelines outlined in the policy ensure that local road projects which use federal funding will safely accommodate all users of a corridor, including pedestrians, bicyclists, users of mass transit, people with disabilities, the elderly, motorists, freight providers, emergency providers and adjacent land users.

Accolades for the BMCMPO Complete Streets Policy