Section 7: Urban Transportation Planning Process Contract Procedures Manual

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The urban transportation planning process is a federally mandated and federally funded prerequisite for the approval of programs of projects in urbanized areas. The metropolitan planning organization is a significant partner in the department’s planning activities in urbanized areas (cities with populations of 50,000 or more). The Urban Transportation Planning Process Contract Procedures Manual was developed to assist district staff in the daily management of the planning process.

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The manual is intended to assist in the transportation planning process by establishing and describing department responsibilities and interpreting federal regulations associated with the process. It is a district user manual and not an MPO manual.

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Transportation Planning and Programming Division

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Current Policy: Administrative Circular No. 17-89


Reference: 23 USC 134

Administrative Order 7-86

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