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The Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan PlanniWinston-Salem Metropolitan Planning Organization - Divisions Mapng Organization (WSUAMPO or MPO)  is responsible for coordinating transportation planning within the Winston-Salem Urbanized Area according to the latest Census. Metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) are established by Federal directive for all urbanized areas with a population of 50,000.

The WSUAMPO Metropolitan Planning Area (MPA) map.

The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), provides a forum for local decision-making regarding federal, state and local transportation funds for urbanized areas. The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) sets regional, long-term transportation policy; prioritizes projects; and approves the long-range plan, short-range TIP, and other required documents.

The MPO has several core functions it must perform: the Metropolitan Transportation Plan, Transportation Improvement Program, Unified Planning Work Program, Congestion Management Process, Public Participation Plan, and Federal Performance Measures.

Notice: Pursuant to 23 USC 134(j)(7)(B) and 23 CFR 450.334, the Winston-Salem Urban Area MPO has made available for public review its annual listing of projects for which Federal funds have been obligated in the preceding year. FFY23 General Authorizations and FFY23 Transit Authorizations can be found on the page linked here