Greater Madison MPO


The Greater Madison MPO leads the collaborative planning and funding of a sustainable, equitable transportation system for the Greater Madison region. The MPO is responsible for comprehensive planning and decision making to build agreement on transportation investments that balance roadway, public transit, bicycle, pedestrian and other transportation needs to achieve an exceptional quality of life for all within the region.

What's New

Regional Transportation Plan Update


Learn more and participate in the Connect Greater Madison: Regional Transportation Plan 2050 Update planning process. This process occurs every five years. The plan sets guiding policy and identifies future projects, studies, and strategies to be implemented. Your input is important to ensure that the plan reflects your concerns and priorities for the future.


August 2021

Notice of Public Hearing on the Draft 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program

Draft 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program

The draft 2022-2026 TIP, including the listing of the draft STBG Urban projects the MPO proposes to fund, is available for review and comment. A hearing is scheduled for the September 1 MPO Board meeting. Comments are due by September 24.


June 2021

Kickoff Webinar and Public Meeting for Connect Greater Madison: Regional Transportation Plan 2050

Learn more about the Connect Greater Madison: Regional Transportation Plan 2050 process, which occurs every five years.

Public Meeting 1: Connect Greater Madison: Regional Transportation Plan

View the presentation slides.   View the webinar recording.

Learn about the planning process and how the Regional Transportation Plan affects transportation projects, priorities, and funding in the greater Madison area. This planning effort builds on the Regional Development Framework to ensure that the transportation system matches future land use patterns.


Webinar Recording on Regional Planning for Transportation and Land Use

Learn more about the Regional Development Framework (CARPC) and Regional Transportation Plan (MPO). Watch the 3rd MPO/CARPC Webinar as staff explain how these long-range planning processes will interact to support an integrated vision for the Madison region. View the presentation slides.


May 2021

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Facility Requirements, Policies, and Street Standards report details locally-adopted bicycle and pedestrian facility requirements along with national recommendations and best practices to help local planning and engineering staff and elected officials make informed decisions regarding development and design standards, and to give them tools to make roadways safer for all users.


Webinar Recording on Local Project Funding Opportunities

Learn more about local project funding opportunities through the MPO and WisDOT:  Watch the 2nd MPO/CARPC Webinar co-hosted by the MPO and WisDOT SW Region on this topic. Or download the presentation files from the webinar.