The final plan will be official upon final approval by the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration. Please refer to CapitalWays, the 2008-2012 plan for currently active planning information until this notification is removed.
2012-2035 Metropolitan Transportation Plan
The long range planning process brings together local governments from around central Ohio to identify transportation needs and coordinate transportation projects over the next two decades. The 2012 Metropolitan Transportation Plan was adopted by the MORPC Policy Committee as Resolution T-2-12.
Individual chapters and the appendices are available below:
Cover and Table of Contents: Also includes the list of tables and figures, and a glossary of acronyms.
Executive Summary: Covers some of the most important information from the 2012-2035 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.
Chapter I: Purpose and Development. This chapter is includes an overview of the planning process and the goals, objectives, and targeted performance measurements on which the plan is based.
Chapter II: Trends. This chapter includes land use forecasts for the year 2035, including population and employment. This information is used to establish anticipated deficiencies of the transportation system.
Chapter III: System Development. This chapter introduces strategies to expand the various elements of the transportation system (roadways, freight, aviation bikeways, pedestrian ways) to accommodate the growing travel demand.
Chapter IV: System Management. A discussion on ways to ensure the existing system is maintained and operated as efficiently as possible.
Chapter V: Demand Management. Ways to reduce congestion by reducing the amount of automobile traffic on the transportation system.
Chapter VI: Strategies and Projects. A full listing of strategies identified to achieve the plan goals through transportation related activities. It includes specific transportation projects and an overview of the impact from the projects on air quality and disadvantaged populations.
Chapter VII: Plan Monitoring. An overview of how the targeted performance measures will be monitored.
Appendix A - Future Land Use Assumptions (11MB)
Appendix B - Project Evaluations (9 MB)
Appendix C - Air Quality Conformity (3MB)
Appendix D - Environmental Justice Technical Analysis (3MB)
Appendix E - Environmental Mitigation (2 MB)
Appendix F - Public Participation (<1 MB)
Funding for this document was provided by Franklin, Delaware, Licking and Fairfield counties, municipalities and townships within these counties, the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Transit Administration, and the Ohio Department of Transportation.