The Louisville (KY-IN) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)The KIPDA Transportation Division serves two purposes; one as the Louisville (KY-IN) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the other as the transportation planning component of the Area Development District (ADD). The Louisville (KY-IN) Metropolitan Planning Area (MPA) consists of the US Census-defined Louisville urbanized area and the area projected to be urbanized by the year 2030. For administrative purposes, the MPA includes Bullitt, Jefferson and Oldham counties in Kentucky and Clark and Floyd counties in Indiana as well as 1/10th of a square mile in Harrison County, Indiana. The Louisville (KY-IN) MPA is further defined as a Transportation Management Area by the Federal Highway Administration, and the MPO is responsible for implementing the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) in the MPA. For additional information concerning transportation decision making and the role of the MPO, please see the USDOT Guide to Transportation Decision Making (PDF, 1.9 MB).
The Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) is the policy board responsible for carrying out key MPO policy functions and directing the transportation planning process for the Louisville (KY-IN) Metropolitan Planning Area (MPA) in accordance with the Federal Transportation Act, SAFETEA-LU. The Transportation Technical Coordinating Committee (TTCC) is responsible for providing technical advice and assisting the TPC in carrying out the responsibilities assigned to the MPO.
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