Our transportation system, with its vast network of roads, bus routes, rail lines, sidewalks, and bicycle lanes, is the backbone of our region. Coordinated planning of that system is critical to the continued growth of our local and regional economies. Planning also is important to ensure that as the system grows to manage the traffic congestion caused by economic development, it does it in a way that is sensitive to our region's valuable natural and community resources.
In planning for the transportation future the Brownsville MPO performs several different tasks to meet the future traffic demands of the MPO area. One such task is developing studies for future roadway projects. This includes evaluation of traffic needs and determining how a future project may be constructed. Usually following the study process is the securing of local, state and/or federal funding for further environmental study or construction.
The projects as follows are either to be underway or completed for the Brownsville area: