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Planning News

Final 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Thursday, December 19, 2019

The Columbus-Phenix City Metropolitan Planning Organization has finalized the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). We would like to thank all that have contributed into the creation of this important document that will help guide transportation infrastructure development in your community. View the finalized 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.

Capital Projects Public Meetings

Monday, October 21, 2019

The Mayor and City council will be holding public engagement meetings to gather community input on future capital projects located throughout the city. The project could include public safety infrastructure and equipment, roads, parks and recreation facilities and equipment, public works infrastructure and equipment, the Government Center building, and other projects as identified through the community engagement process. For more information contact Richard Bishop at or 706-225-4712. The dates and locations are listed below. All meetings will be held from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. We hope to see you there!

  • October 24City Services Center - Council Chambers
  • October 28South Columbus United Methodist Church (1213 Benning Dr)
  • October 29Comer Gym (107 41st St)
  • November 4Northside Recreation Center (2010 American Way)
  • November 7Shirley B. Winston Recreation Center (5025 Steam Mill Rd)
  • November 18Salvation Army Worship Center (5201 Warm Springs Rd)
  • November 19CCG Annex (420 10th St)
  • November 21Faith Worship Center (5303 Miller Rd)

2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Draft

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Columbus-Phenix City Metropolitan Planning Organization's 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) draft is now available! The MTP is the instrument for coordinating the metropolitan long-range transportation planning in the city of Columbus, GA, Phenix City, Chattahoochee County, and segments of Harris County (GA), Russell County (AL) and Lee County (AL). View the draft of the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.

Census 2020 Major Field Operations

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The 2020 Census is here!
The Census Bureau has announced the start of it's first major field operation for the 2020 Census; please read the media release for more information. Thank you for your interest in the 2020 Census!

Columbus Complete Count Committee

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The Columbus Consolidated Government, in partnership with the US Census Bureau, is excited to announce the formation of our Complete Count Committee. The Complete Count Committee will help tailor outreach efforts, particularly to hard to count communities, and help the Census Bureau accomplish it's goal of "counting everyone once, only once and in the right place". Please contact or if you have any questions or want to be involved.

Complete Streets Survey

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

We would like to invite everyone to take a quick survey about transportation in your community; the Complete Streets survey is a quick 5-10 minute survey that asks you questions about how YOU use Columbus' different modes of transportation (Driving, Walking, Biking, Public Transportation), your experiences and suggestions for improvement.
We always want to hear from our community and your valued input will help us build a robust transportation network that works for EVERYONE.
Simply click the link below to get started; Thank You!
Complete Streets Survey

CPC-MPO Transportation Alternatives Program

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

We want to hear from YOU!
Do you have ideas on how to improve you regions multimodal (different types of transportation including walking, biking, driving, public transportation) transportation? Or do you have ideas on how to make our transportation infrastructure more sustainable, resilient and efficient?
If so, good news! We are accepting applications for the Columbus - Phenix City Metropolitan Planning Organization's Transportation Alternatives (TA) program.
If you have any questions please email or give us a call at 706-225-3920.

Where Do You Want to Go?

Monday March 11, 2019«« PUBLIC MEETING

Over the next 25 years, our region will experience continued growth. Growth that will add additional pressure to our existing transportation system by transporting additional goods, services and people. The CPCMPO is asking for your input for updating the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.
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Updates for TIP

February 2019

TIP System Performance Report update, and
Resolution for TIP Safety Performance Targets for Georgia, and
Resolution for TIP Safety Performance Targets for Alabama

Public Participation Plan (PPP)

2019 - 2022

The Columbus-Phenix City Metropolitan Planning Organization invites you to join in shaping the future mobility for the Metro area. The MPO is our region's public decision-making policy board for prioritizing spending of federal, state, and local multimodal tansportation dollars.
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FY2020 Unified Planning Work Program-DRAFT

January 2019

The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) was prepared as a cooperative effort of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, the Alabama Department of Transportation, the Georgia Department of Transportation, and local participating governments, in partial fulfillment of requirements in Title 23 USC 134 and 135, amended by the FAST Act, Sections 1201 and 1202, December 2015. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the official views or policy of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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