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Posted on: August 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Draft MTP Avaliable and Upcoming Virtual Meetings Scheduled


The draft transportation plan for the Winston-Salem metropolitan area is posted at The plan will be used to set transportation priorities for all forms of transportation, including cars, trucks, rail, public transit, aviation, bicycle and pedestrian through the year 2045. It covers Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, and parts of Davie, Davidson and Stokes counties.

Member of the public can learn more and ask questions about the draft recommendations during a series of virtual public review sessions to be held in late August and early September.

Virtual sessions on the draft improvements for streets and highways will be held Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 10 to 11 a.m.; Thursday, Aug. 27, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 10 to 11 a.m.

A virtual review session on the draft bicycle and pedestrian improvements will be held Thursday, Aug. 27, from 10 to 11 a.m. A virtual review session on draft transit improvements will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Those who cannot participate in a virtual session can review the draft plan and submit questions online through Sept. 16 at  A public hearing will be held on Sept. 17, 2020 during the Transportation Advisory Committee meeting, where this plan will be up for adoption.  

The current metropolitan transportation plan was completed in 2015. The updated plan, to be called Making Connections 2045, will reflect changes over the past five years.

To learn more about the metropolitan transportation plan, visit the Making Connections 2045 website at or click on the Making Connections 2045 link at

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