The UPWP Performance Report summarizes the progress that the RPC has made in implementing both the broad goals and specific tasks outlined in the FY 2016 - 2017 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) covering the MPO region. It is submitted to comply with federal Metropolitan Planning Regulations and to provide communities, MPO Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) and Policy Committee members, and the public a report of progress on transportation planning projects and initiatives that the MPO has undertaken for the region. Over the course of the 24 months of the UPWP, the MPO spent approximately 16,400 hoursundertaking 129 of the 164 identified work tasks and products and approximately $1.16 million of Federal and Local funds. In conducting this work, the MPO expended a greater than budgeted number of personnel hours (101%) while spending only 99% of the funds available for the two years. Some highlights of the work undertaken include the following:
Substantial Progress on a full update to the Long Range Transportation Plan (Expected adoption October, 2017)
5 TIP Amendments and 24 administrative adjustments
Updated unified statewide project prioritization process and project selection criteria for the State Ten Year Plan
1000 hours in support of 16
Transportation Advisory Committee and 10 MPO Policy Committee meetings
600 Hours of Technical
assistance 23 Technical Assistance Projects for MPO Communities and development
impact review for 9 communities
1500 hours in support of transit
planning and technical assistance regional transit providers.
Over 5,000 Hours of mapping and data analysis work
1200 hours of stream crossing
data collection in 12 MPO communities.
900 hours in support of
regional bicycle and pedestrian planning
1400 Hours in natural resources
coordination, livability, and climate change related work.
Continued Regional Vulnerability
Analysis for storm surge and sea level ris