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CURRENT REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION ISSUES / DOCUMENTS


                

                2014-2040 YAKIMA VALLEY METROPOLITAN AND REGIONAL

                                     TRANSPORTATION PLAN DRAFT
              PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD January 27, 2016 to March 18, 2016


                CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS

          Yakima Valley Conference of Governments (YVCOG)
     Transportation Improvement Program Update for June 2016

      DRAFT Metropolitan and Regional Transportation Improvement

                          Program (M/RTIP) 2016-2019

Contact the YVCOG with any comments or questions related to TIP Amendments.


OTHER RELEVANT TRANSPORTATION DOCUMENTS:

MTIP Amendment Schedule for 2015-2018

2016-2019 MTIP/RTIP DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULE



Transportation Improvement Program

The Yakima Valley Metropolitan and Regional Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP/RTIP)

is a three year programming document derived from the more comprehensive six year Transportation

Improvement Program developed and adopted annually by local agencies.  This three year document

is available here. (FINAL 01/23/2015)


MTIP AMENDMENT SCHEDULE for 2015 CAN BE FOUND HERE (Updated 01/23/15)

Be sure to also review all the information located in the original Regional Transportation

Long Range Plan (RTP Update) for related documents and additional information.


Annual Reporting:

The Annual Report details how the Yakima Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

and the Yakima Valley Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) uses state and

federal transportation planning funds.

The current report provides this information for State Fiscal Year 2014(updated 10/21/2014)


Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program

2017-2020 CALL FOR PROJECTS

CMAQ funds are intended to improve air quality and funds must be spent in non-attainment

or maintenance areas.  A non attainment area is an  area formally designated by the EPA as

not meeting the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) as listed in the Clean Air Act.

A maintenance area is a location that was previously a non-attainment area but has since become

in compliance with the NAAQS and has officially been re-designated to an attainment area by the EPA.

The metropolitan Yakima Valley area, in and around the cities of Selah, Yakima, and Union Gap, are

currently designated maintenance areas for both Carbon Monoxide (CO) and particulates of 10 micrometers

or less (PM10). 

 

     

 

 

Below are Links to documents pertinent to the CMAQ Improvement Program.


 

 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)

 

 The Unified Planning Work Program outlines how state and federal funds will be used for

transportation planning purposes by the Yakima Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

and the Yakima Valley Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO).  Each year the

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), Federal Highways Administration,

and Federal Transit Administration, have emphasized areas they would like to see included

in our work program.

 

Relevant Documents:

 

UPWP SFY 2016 (July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016)

UPWP SFY 2017 (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017)

 

 

 


 

 

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