Brown County Planning Commission / Green Bay MPO

Brown County Planning Commission / Green Bay MPO The Brown County Planning Commission is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area. A Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is a federally mandated and funded transportation policy-making organization that is made up of representatives from local government and transportation interests.

Transportation law requires a MPO be established for any urbanized area (UZA) with a population over 50,000. Federal law created MPOs in order to ensure that existing and future expenditures of governmental funds for transportation projects and programs are based on a continuing, cooperative, and comprehensive (“3 C”) planning process.

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08/18/2020
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The Brown County Planning Commission/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area has released the Draft Green Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan Update.

What is a Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)?

A Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) covers a minimum of a 20-year period and identifies current and future needs based on population projections and travel demand. The plan is updated every five years to reflect the changing conditions within the Green Bay Metropolitan Area.

A copy of the Draft 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan Update can be found at:

https://www.browncountywi.gov/departments/planning-and-land-services/planning/green-bay-mpo-2045-long-range-transportation-plan-update/

Comments or questions regarding the LRTP can be submitted electronically or in writing by September 18, 2020 to:

Lisa J. Conard, Senior Planner
[email protected]
Brown County Planning Commission/Green Bay MPO
305 E. Walnut Street Room 320
Green Bay WI 54305-3600

MPO staff can be reached by phone at (920) 448-6480.

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08/18/2020
08/17/2020
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The Brown County Planning Commission Board of Directors /Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area has released the DRAFT 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area.

What is a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)?

A Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a multi-year financial program that designates the schedule for obligating federal funds to state and local projects. The TIP contains funding information for road improvements, transit capital and operating assistance, transportation programs for seniors and individuals with disabilities, and transportation alternatives such as bicycle facilities, sidewalks, trails, and Safe Routes to School activiities. The MPO staff updates the TIP annually.

A copy of the draft report can be found at:

http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/Plan/PlanningFolder/Transpotation/TIP/2021-2024%20draft%20TIP.pdf

In 2019, over $24,000,000 in federal funds were obligated to surface transportation projects in the Green Bay Urbanized Area.

Comments regarding the TIP can be submitted electronically or by mail by September 18 to:

Lisa J. Conard, Senior Planner
[email protected]
Brown County Planning Commission/Green Bay MPO
305 E. Walnut Street Room 320
Green Bay WI 54305-3600

Please contact Lisa J. Conard at (920) 448-6480 if you have any questions regarding the TIP.

08/11/2020
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The Brown County Planning Commission/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area has released the Draft Major Amendment #3 to the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area. Public comments are welcome by August 26, 2020.

A digital version of the amendment can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/Plan/PlanningFolder/Transpotation/TIP/2020-2023%20Major%20Amendment%203%20to%20the%20TIP.pdf

07/29/2020

All interested persons are advised of a public hearing on the 2020 Public Participation Plan Update for the Green Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). This document is an update of the MPO’s Public Participation Plan (PPP), which was adopted in December 2016. The PPP identifies methods that will be used by the MPO to encourage people to participate in the development of significant transportation planning products.

The public hearing for the PPP will take place on:

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
5:00 p.m.
Northern Building
305 E. Walnut St., Room 391
Green Bay, WI

The public is strongly encouraged to participate remotely. The public may participate in one of three ways:

1. Browse to this web address on a computer or smartphone: www.browncountywi.gov/MPOPublic. Enter event number 161 231 8252 (for audio and video). The Event Password should be filled in, but if needed, then enter 4444.

2. Call 1-415-655-0003, and enter event number 161 231 8252, press # (for audio only). Then when asked for Attendee ID, press # again.

3. The public is invited to participate in person, but social distancing and masking will be enforced. Staff will meet hearing participants at the main building entrance on Walnut Street and escort them to the hearing site.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Karl Mueller at [email protected] or phone at (920) 448-4436.

Thanks,

Karl

06/19/2020
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All interested persons are invited to comment and are advised of a public hearing on the draft 2020 Public Participation Plan for the Green Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). This document, which is an update of the plan adopted by the Brown County Planning Commission in 2016, identifies methods that will be used by the MPO to encourage people to participate in the development of significant transportation planning products.
The draft PPP can be viewed in the Transportation section of the Brown County Planning Commission’s website, or by clicking the following link:

http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/plan/planningfolder/transpotation/PPP/2020%20Draft%20Public%20Participation%20Plan%20for%20the%20Green%20Bay%20Metropolitan%20Planning%20Organization.pdf

Additionally, a hard copy of the draft document is available for review at the Brown County Planning and Land Services office, by appointment only. To set up an appointment, please contact the Brown County Planning Commission office at 920-448-6480, or email Karl Mueller at [email protected].

The public review period for the Public Participation Plan will occur between June 19, 2020, and August 5, 2020.

Comments may be submitted by email, mail, phone at 920-448-4436, or by commenting on this post. Written comments should be mailed to:

Karl Mueller, Transportation Planner
Brown County Planning Commission/Green Bay MPO
Planning and Land Services
305 E. Walnut Street, Room 320
PO Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600

The public hearing will take place on:

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
5:00 p.m.
Northern Building
305 E. Walnut St., Room 391
Green Bay, WI

The public is strongly encouraged to participate remotely. The public may participate in one of three ways:

1. Browse to this web address on a computer or smartphone:
www.browncountywi.gov/MPOPublic. Enter event number 161 231 8252 (for audio and video). The Event Password should be filled in, but if needed, then enter 4444.

2. Call 1-415-655-0003, enter event number 161 231 8252, press # (for audio only). Then when asked for Attendee ID, press # again.

3. The public is invited to participate in person, but social distancing and masking will be enforced. Staff will meet hearing participants at the main building entrance on Walnut Street and escort them to the hearing site.

Thank you for your interest in the Green Bay MPO.

06/08/2020
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The Brown County Planning Commission Board of Directors/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area has approved the Green Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Title VI Non-Discrimination Program and Limited English Proficiency Plan.

A digital version can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/plan/planningfolder/transpotation/Title%20VI/Title%20VI%20Compliance%20Plan%20-%20FINAL%2006052020.pdf

06/08/2020
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The Brown County Planning Commission/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area has approved the Mid-Year Major Amendment #2 to the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area.

A digital version of the amendment can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/Plan/PlanningFolder/Transpotation/TIP/Mid-Year%20Update%20Amendment%202%20-%202020-2023%20TIP%2006052020.pdf

05/18/2020
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The Brown County Planning Commission/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area will be hosting a public hearing on the:

1. Draft Mid-Year Major Amendment #2 to the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area. A digital version of the amendment can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

https://www.browncountywi.gov/departments/planning-and-land-services/planning/transportation-improvement-program-tip/

2. Draft Green Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Title VI Non-Discrimination Program and Limited English Proficiency Plan. A digital version of the amendment can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

https://www.browncountywi.gov/departments/planning-and-land-services/planning/title-vi/

The public hearing will take place on:

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Green Bay Metro – Transportation Center
901 University Ave.
Green Bay, Wisconsin
5:00 p.m.

The public is strongly encouraged to participate remotely. The public may participate in one of three ways:

1. Browse to this web address on a computer or smartphone: www.browncountywi.gov/PALSMPOPublic. Enter event number 611 408 989 (for audio and video). The Event Password should be filled in, but if needed, then enter 4444.

2. Call 1-415-655-0003, enter event number 611 408 989, press # (for audio only). Then when asked for Attendee ID, press # again.

3. The public is invited to participate in person, but strict social distancing will be enforced.

05/12/2020

The Brown County Planning Commission/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area has released the Draft Mid-Year Major Amendment #2 to the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area. Public comments are welcome by June 3, 2020.

A digital version of the amendment can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/Plan/PlanningFolder/Transpotation/TIP/2020-2023%20Draft%20Mid-Year%20Update%20-%20Amendment%202%20to%20the%20TIP.pdf

04/22/2020
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The public hearing for the DRAFT Green Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Title VI Non-Discrimination Program and Limited English Proficiency Plan has been postponed. Information regarding a rescheduled public hearing will be posted June 3.

A copy of the DRAFT report can be found at:http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/plan/planningfolder/transpotation/Title%20VI/Title%20VI%20Compliance%20Plan%20-%20DRAFT%20with%20Maps%2003022020.pdf

The Brown County Planning Commission Board of Directors/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area will continue to accept written comments through June 1 at:

Lisa J. Conard, Senior Planner
[email protected]
Brown County Planning Commission/Green Bay MPO
305 E. Walnut Street Room 320
Green Bay WI 54305-3600

Please contact Lisa J. Conard at (920) 448-6489 if you have any questions.

Green Bay Metro
04/15/2020

Green Bay Metro

*** PROPOSED ROUTE MODIFICATIONS: #12 & #14 ***

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and large reduction in ridership, Green Bay Metro is proposing two route modifications effective May 4, 2020.

Please let us know how these modifications might affect your trips by commenting at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GNBX5XP

Written comments regarding the route modifications can be submitted electronically or by mail by April 24, 2020 to:

Patty Kiewiz, Transit Director
[email protected]
Green Bay Metro
901 University Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54302

Further information regarding the proposal can be obtained visiting the Green Bay Metro Website at: https://greenbaywi.gov/920/Find-Route-Maps-Schedules, @ www.facebook.com/greenbaymetro or calling (920) 448-3450.

03/13/2020
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The Brown County Planning Commission Board of Directors/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area has released the DRAFT Green Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Title VI Non-Discrimination Program and Limited English Proficiency Plan.

What is a Title VI Non-Discrimination Program and Limited English Proficiency Plan?

The MPO is required to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and all related regulations The purpose of these regulations is to assure that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, and national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services, or activities administered by the MPO, regardless of whether those programs and activities are federally funded or not.

A copy of the DRAFT report can be found at: http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/plan/planningfolder/transpotation/Title%20VI/Title%20VI%20Compliance%20Plan%20-%20DRAFT%20with%20Maps%2003022020.pdf

Comments regarding the plan can be submitted electronically or by mail by May 1 to:

Lisa J. Conard, Senior Planner
[email protected]
Brown County Planning Commission/Green Bay MPO
305 E. Walnut Street Room 320
Green Bay WI 54305-3600

Please contact Lisa J. Conard at (920) 448-6489 if you have any questions.

11/14/2019
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The Brown County Planning Commission/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area has approved Major Amendment #1 to the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area.

A digital version of the amendment can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/Plan/PlanningFolder/Transpotation/TIP/Major%20Amendment%201%20-%202020-2023%20TIP%20Final%2011142019.pdf

10/22/2019
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The Brown County Planning Commission/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area has released Draft Major Amendment #1 to the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area. Public comments are welcome by November 6, 2019.

A digital version of the amendment can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/Plan/PlanningFolder/Transpotation/TIP/Major%20Amendment%201%20-%202020-2023%20TIP.pdf

10/16/2019
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NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

The Brown County Planning Commission/Green Bay MPO has released a draft of the MPO’s ADA/Section 504 Transition Plan for public comment.

The ADA/Section 504 Transition Plan reviews the MPO’s programs, services, and activities to ensure compliance with ADA and Section 504 requirements. Additionally, the plan reviews MPO communities’ policies for transportation facilities within the public right-of-way, as well as the programs, services, and activities provided by Green Bay Metro. The Transition Plan identifies any accessibility barriers and areas of non-compliance, and documents how the MPO and MPO communities will remove those barriers to come into compliance with ADA and Section 504 requirements.

The Plan can be accessed at the following:

http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/Plan/PlanningFolder/Transpotation/ADA%20&%20Section%20504%20Transition%20Plan/Draft%20ADA%20&%20Section%20504%20Transition%20Plan.pdf

Comments regarding the ADA/Section 504 Transition Plan can be submitted by phone, email, mail, or by commenting on this post. The deadline to submit comments is November 12, 2019.

Please contact Cole Runge ([email protected], 920-448-6483) or Karl Mueller ([email protected], 920-448-4436) if you have questions regarding the ADA/Section 504 Transition Plan.

10/15/2019
www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us

The Brown County Planning Commission Board of Directors/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area has approved the 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area.

What is a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)?

A Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a five-year financial program that designates the schedule for obligating federal funds to state and local projects. The TIP contains funding information for road improvements, transit capital and operating assistance, transportation programs for seniors and individuals with disabilities, and transportation alternatives such as bicycle facilities, sidewalks, trails, and Safe Routes to School activities. The MPO staff updates the TIP annually.

A copy of the report can be found at:

http://www.public.applications.co.brown.wi.us/Plan/PlanningFolder/Transpotation/TIP/2020-2023%20TIP%20with%20new%20requirements%20Final.pdf

In 2018, over $32,000,000 in federal funds have been obligated to surface transportation projects in the Green Bay Urbanized Area.

Please contact Lisa J. Conard at (920) 448-6480 if you have any questions regarding the TIP.

Address

305 Walnut St, Rm 320
Green Bay, WI
54305

Green Bay Metro: www.greenbaymetro.org/en-us/default.aspx

General information

The Brown County Planning Commission Board of Directors is comprised of 24 members and acts as the MPO Policy Board. Each member is appointed for a three-year term by the entity or entities that the member represents.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Telephone

(920) 448-6480

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