Rockingham Planning Commission is one of nine regional planning commissions in New Hampshire established by RSA 36:46. The Commission's region consists of twenty-six communities within Rockingham County. Operating as a non-profit local government organization, the Commission serves in an advisory role to local governments in order to promote coordinated planning, orderly growth, efficient land use, transportation access and environmental protection.
Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant Announcement for Bike/Pedestrian Projects NHDOT has announced the start of a competitive selection round for pedestrian and bicycling infrastructure projects under the federally funded Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). Projects are to be between $400,000 and $1,000,000 total cost with a minimum 20% local match. Communities who are interested must submit a letter of intent to NHDOT to apply for the funds by July 1, 2016. Full grant applications are anticipated to be due in late summer with funding decisions being made in early 2017.
Technical assistance is available from RPC to help communities scope projects and develop letters of intent.For more information about TAP contact Scott Bogle at RPC or visit NHDOT's website.
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The Climate Risk in the Seacoast (C-RiSe): Assessing Vulnerability of Municipal Assets and Resources to Climate Changeis a project that will provide Great Bay municipalities with maps and assessments of flood impacts to road and transportation assets, critical facilities and infrastructure, and natural resources associated with projected increases in storm surge, sea level and precipitation. For more details and update about the C-RiSE project please visit the Climate Change - RPC Projects page.
Long Range Transportation Plan Update. The Long Range Transportation Plan serves as the 20+ year transportation planning document for the Rockingham MPO. The Plan contains the region’s goals and specific project proposals through 2040. For more information and project updates visit: Transportation Plan.
Tides to Storms - Now Completed! This project assessed the vulnerability of coastal municipalities and public infrastructure to flooding from expected increases in storm surge and rates of sea-level rise. For more information and project reports and maps visit the Projects page.