Public invited to comment on new amendment of transportation plan

Apr 17, 2024
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Unified Planning Work Program Amendment

The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP):

  • Describes the transportation planning activities MARC and other agencies will undertake during the year.
  • Documents the proposed expenditures of federal, state and local funds in support of applications for various planning grants.
  • Provides a management tool for MARC and the funding agencies in scheduling major transportation planning activities, milestones and products.  

The proposed 2024 UPWP Amendment #3 will make the following modifications:

  • Revise current project 5.16 - Short Range Transportation Planning: Johnson County Transit Strategic Plan– Lead Agency: Johnson County Transit
    • Modify scope of work to reflect the change from a short-range strategic plan to the development of a long-range strategic plan. o Revise schedule for project completion
    • Adjust budget from $150,000 to $380,000 ▪ $304,000 FTA 5307 ▪ $76,000 LOCAL 
    • Revise Appendix D as necessary to reflect the increased project budget

The deadline for comments was Friday, May 3, 2024.