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Transportation planning includes the responsibility for all urban and rural transportation planning in the county. As the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area, staff works with the urbanized area communities, Brown County Public Works Department, and Wisconsin Department of Transportation to plan the area’s motor vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian transportation system. The MPO also acts as the planning staff for the Green Bay Metro Transit system (Metro).

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Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning
Bicycle and pedestrian planning in Brown County includes the development of bicycle and pedestrian plans and Safe Routes To School (SRTS) plans which guide the development of bicycle and pedestrian facilities at the local and county level.
Bridge, Street, and Highway Planning
Find information on street design, corridor studies, and more.
Congestion Management Process
Any urbanized area that contains a population of 200,000 or more must have Congestion Management Processes (CMPs) that provide information about transportation system performance, offer strategies for alleviating traffic congestion, and identify methods of enhancing the mobility of people and goods.
Context Sensitive Design
Information on the highway design flexibility guidelines developed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
Cooperative Agreements
Cooperative Agreement between The State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), the Brown County Planning Commission (MPO), and Green Bay Metro, the operator of publicly owned transit services.
Crash Studies
Green Bay Metropolitan Area Intersection Crash Studies for the following years: 1997-1999, 2002-2004, 2007-2009, and 2010-2012. This section also includes the 2010-2014 Bicycle and Pedestrian Crash Analysis for Brown County.
Green Bay MPO Long-Range Transportation Plan
The Green Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Long-Range Transportation Plan including links to the document images.
Neighborhood Planning
Neighborhood planning allows citizens a chance to shape the neighborhoods where they live, work, own property, or own or manage a business. The goal of neighborhood planning is for diverse interests to come together and develop a shared vision for their neighborhood. The MPO is active in assisting Brown County communities interested in learning about and partaking in neighborhood planning projects.
Annual Listing of Federally Obligated Projects
Year by year listing of Transportation projects receiving federal aid.
Public Participation
The Green Bay MPO's Public Participation Plan aims to engage interested parties in the developmet of the MPO's Long-Range Transportation Plan, the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), as well as other major MPO plans and studies.
Roundabouts and Traffic Calming
Brown County developed the first roundabout in Wisconsin in 1999. As of November 2015, 72 roundabouts have been built by the county, state, and communities, and more are scheduled or planned to be built in the future.
Safe Routes to School (SRTS)
Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs encourage children in grades K-8 to walk and bike to school by creating safer walking and biking routes, educating people about walking and biking safety, and enforcing traffic laws.

Section 5310 Grant Program
The Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program is designed to enhance mobility for seniors and people with disabilities, while also continuing eligibility of activities that were under the former Section 5310 and New Freedom Programs.
Specialized Transportation
The human services transportation provisions of the federal Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) aim to improve transportation services for seniors, individuals with disabilities, and low income individuals by ensuring that communities coordinate transportation resources provided through multiple federal programs.
Transportation Alternatives Program
The federal transportation law, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), created TAP. TAP largely provides funding for a variety of alternative transportation projects including construction, planning, and design of on-road and off-road facilities for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other non-motorized forms of transportation and safe routes to school programs and facilities.
Title VI and Environmental Justice
It has been The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) and the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) longstanding policy to actively ensure nondiscrimination under Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act in federally funded activities. Under Title VI and related statutes, each federal agency is required to ensure that no person is excluded from participation in, denied the benefit of, or subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance on the basis of race, color, national origin. The Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 clarified the intent of Title VI to include all programs and activities of federal-aid recipients, subrecipients, and contractors whether those programs and activities are federally funded or not.
Transit Planning
Transit Planning includes documents that guide the operating and capital improvements for Green Bay Metro, provide insight into current ridership, and help assess current conditions of transit facilities.
Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
Federal planning regulations, which govern the planning process in urbanized areas, require the preparation of a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) consisting of projects for a minimum of four years. Proposed roadway and transit projects must be included in an adopted TIP to be eligible for federal aid.
Transportation System Performance Measures
These performance measures are identified in the MPO's 2035 Long-Range Transportation Plan. The main categories include: Transportation Facilities, Transit Operations, Transit Capital, Specialized Transportation Services, Safety, System Operations and Congestion Management , Environmental Justice, and Adopted Plans and Studies.
Transportation Planning Work Program
The Green Bay MPO's Transportation Planning Work Program is an annual publication that summarizes the MPO's recent accomplishments, provides examples of significant transportation planning issues that are facing the MPO planning area, describes the work the MPO will do during the year, and identifies how federal, state, and local transportation funding will be spent on MPO tasks.

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Contact:  Cole Runge - Principal Planner/MPO Director
Phone: 920-448-6480
Fax: 920-448-4487
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Mailing Address:  305 E. Walnut St., Room 320
P.O. Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Physical Address:  305 East Walnut Street, Green Bay Wisconsin, 54301
Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
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