Bloomington/Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

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The BMCMPO is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) serving 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.


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.

2014-2017 Transportation Projects

For further information on projects within the MPO, please contact MPO staff at 812.349.3423


About Icon About the MPO

Want to find out more about the MPO? Check out our About page. The MPO provides a forum for coordinating the transportation planning practices of local communities within a regional framework that benefits all citizens. The MPO is responsible for conducting its transportation planning activities within its Metropolitan Planning Area.


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MPO Committees Icon MPO Committees

The MPO is guided by three committees: The Policy Committee, The TAC and the CAC. Both the TAC and the CAC serve to provide the Policy Committee with technical support and public input, respectively. Click Here to find out more about our committees and how the public can get involved.


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 is a four (4) year program that describes the projects that will use Federal transportation funds.

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


UPWP Icon Unified Planning Work Program

The Unified Planning Work Program, or UPWP, describes all planning activities that are anticipated in the MPO study area over two fiscal years, and documents the work that will be performed by staff 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.

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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