The Metropolitan Planning focus area page is a one-stop shop for resources about the metropolitan
transportation planning process on the
TPCB website. It includes links to publications, legislation and guidance, recent
peer events, upcoming calendar events, and related websites.
Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Database - This database contains
the names, locations, and key contact information for all 384 MPOs and all 155 Transportation
Management Associations (TMAs) in the nation, current with the 2000 Decennial Census.
The Transportation Planning Process: Key Issues
(the "Briefing Book") - The "Briefing Book" is a primer to help you better
understand Federal transportation planning regulations and requirements at the statewide and
metropolitan planning levels.
Planning and Environment Linkages - This website offers a wealth of information developed and compiled by the FHWA and its partners to assist in strengthening planning and environment linkages.
Planning and Operations - This website contains
numerous resources to help planners and operators gain insight into the links between the
two fields. This site has a resource library of documents, presentations, and reports on current
practices. It also contains a toolbox that gives examples of best practices, a calendar of
upcoming relevant events, as well as a listing of courses that span the two disciplines.