2045 LRTP Documents

The Bay County TPO needs to adopt the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan by June 2021. Please contact Gary Kramer for more information.

2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) Scope of Services
 (ADOPTED)– July 24, 2019

Bay County TPO Public Participation Plan – Draft, May 17, 2019

Get Involved!

The Bay County Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) public involvement team aims to achieve optimum engagement of the public when developing the Long Range Transportation Plan. Quality public participation is solicited early in the planning process and continues throughout the process, helping to avoid, minimize, and mitigate project impacts, while providing the best solutions. The primary goals of the Bay County TPO’s public involvement team are to:

  • Inform the Public

Inform the public, to the maximum extent possible with available resources, of opportunities to participate in the transportation decision-making process.

  • Involve the Public

Involve the public early and often in the transportation planning process.

  • Include the Public

Reach out to the geographical, organizational, and demographic communities that compose the TPO planning area to increase the public’s opportunity to participate in developing transportation plans and services.

  • Improve the Public Participation Process
Continually identify and implement ways to improve the public participation processes.


The TPO maintains public participation opportunities for impacted communities through a wide range of methods, including, but not limited to, board and advisory committees, public meetings and workshops, outreach to community organizations, continuous public comment opportunities at TPO meetings, news releases, surveys, eNewsletters, and social media. The public involvement team works to maintain good relationships with members of the local media to raise awareness of public involvement opportunities in transportation planning. Additionally, the TPO provides an opportunity for the public to comment at each meeting during public forum.

Get connected! Ways to be involved in the transportation planning process

Subscribe to the Bay County Interested Parties list receive meeting notifications and updates.

Tell us your opinion! Complete an electronic comment card and submit it to the public involvement team via email to publicinvolvement@ecrc.org.