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Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964
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The Central Shenandoah PDC assists localities in meeting transportation challenges by providing tailored planning services from the concept stage to implementation. The CSPDC has the experience to balance the demands of successful transportation corridors (i.e. mobility, economic viability, quality of life) to assist in the revitalization of older corridors and make them, and newer ones, function in a more efficient way. With a diverse and comprehensive spectrum of transportation services, no matter what your project entails, the CSPDC can help you.
Services We Provide
Sub-area transportation studies to determine existing and projected locations of transportation deficiencies.
Corridor studies to analyze a variety of issues such as access management, failing levels of service, and safety hazards.
Long range transportation plans to analyze the long range needs of a community, including transportation modeling services.
Traffic Impact Analyses (TIA) analysis and review
Multimodal studies including all types of transit studies, pedestrian and bicycle studies
Technical assistance to localities in any transportation planning need
Transportation grant writing
Comprehensive plan updates / technical assistance for the transportation section of the Plan
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization
Administration of the HRMPO - The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization was created as a result of the designation of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Urbanzied Area by the U.S. Census on May 1, 2002. Federal regulations require an urbanized area to create and maintain an ongoing transportation planning process that is comprised of representatives of the local jurisdictions as well as state and federal transportation officials. The MPO area includes the City of Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, and the Towns of Bridgewater, Dayton and Mt. Crawford. The HRMPO designated the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission to serve as the staff to the HRMPO.
The HRMPO completes a variety of transportation related planning activities for its regional area. Specific examples of projects, planning documents, and more information about the HRMPO can be found on the HRMPO website www.hrvampo.org
Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization
The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) was created as a result of the designation of the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Urbanized Area by the U.S. Census on March 26th, 2012. Federal regulations require an urbanized area to create and maintain an ongoing transportation planning process that is comprised of representatives of the local jurisdictions as well as state and federal transportation officials. The MPO area includes the Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro and Augusta County. The SAWMPO designated the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission to serve as the staff to the SAWMPO.
Specific examples of projects, planning documents, and more information about the SAWMPO can be found on the SAWMPO website www.sawmpo.org.
Staunton Augusta Waynesboro MPO Boundary Expansion
During the fall of 2014, the Augusta County Board of Supervisors made a formal request of the Staunton Augusta Waynesboro (SAW) MPO Policy Board to expand the metropolitan planning area boundary to include Weyers Cave. The Board of Supervisors noted the significance of both the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport and Blue Ridge Community College as travel destinations and regional economic drivers in their request. While expanding the planning area boundary does not make the MPO eligible for additional planning or project funding, having a project within a metropolitan planning area raises its profile statewide.
After review by the MPO Technical Advisory Committee, the SAWMPO Policy Board voted unanimously to expand the metropolitan planning area boundary to include Weyers Cave and the surrounding area. Following the December 3, 2014 vote, a resolution and updated map were submitted to the Virginia Department of Transportation, Office of the Governor, and the Federal Highway Administration for final review and approval.
This map indicates the original MPO boundary and the expanded area in pink cross-hatching.
The SAWMPO completes a variety of transportation related planning activities for its regional area. A SAWMPO website is coming soon. Current public notices for the SAWMPO include:
Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro MPO Title VI Plan
Please click here to review the SAWMPO Title VI Plan.
SAWMPO Transportation Improvement Program
The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a prioritized, fiscally-constrained, multi-year list of federally funded and/or regionally significant transportation projects and improvements within the SAWMPO area. The program includes projects for all modes of surface transportation. Under federal law, the TIP must cover at least a four-year program of projects and be updated at a minimum of every four years. In addition, projects in the TIP must be prioritized at the regional level and have clearly identified funding sources. Following are the links to the most recently adopted TIPs for each mode: Highway TIP.
FY15-18 Transit TIP Amendment
The SAWMPO hereby releases for public comment the FY15-18 Transit TIP Amendment. Please click
here to review the FY15-18 Transit TIP Amendment.
List of Current/Previous Projects
Richmond Road Multimodal Corridor Study
Waynesboro Transit Feasibility Study
Transportation Enhancement and Safe Routes to Schools
Rural Long Range Transportation Plan
Harrisonburg-Rockingham County MPO- for Specific Projects see HRMPO website.
Links To Publications (please note these are large files- allow ample time for downloading)
Richmond Road Study
Long Range Rural Transportation Plan
Phase 2 Report
2035 Rural Long Range Transportation Plan
City of Waynesboro Transit Feasibility Study
McSwain Elementary School Travel Plan
Final School Travel Plan
2005 Central Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Plan
Links to Relevant Websites
The Harrisonburg MPO http://www.hrvampo.org/
Safe Routes to Schools National Webpage http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/
Transportation Research Board http://www.trb.org/
Bike The Valley website http://www.bikethevalley.org