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Regional Transportation Plan (RTP)

The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) is the region's blueprint for future transportation improvements and investments based on specific transportation goals and objectives defined by StanCOG, the public and elected officials. The RTP is a 25 year planning tool prepared by the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) to encourage and promote the safe and efficient management, operation and development of a regional intermodal transportation system that will serve the mobility needs of goods and people. The RTP covers all modes of a complete transportation system, including roadways, transit, bicycle/pedestrian improvements and aviation.

Transportation helps shape an area's economic health and quality of life; it influences the pattern of growth and economic activity through accessibility to land. Transportation also affects other public policy issues, like air quality, affordable housing, jobs/housing balance, and safety among many others. Transportation planning recognizes the critical links between transportation and other societal goals. The RTP process is more than merely listing highway and transit projects; it requires developing strategies for operating, managing, maintaining and financing the region's transportation system in such a way as to advance the region's long-term goals.

As the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Regional Transportation Planning Agency (RTPA) for the Stanislaus region, StanCOG updates the RTP every four years. StanCOG adopted its 2018 RTP on August 15, 2018.

RTP Documents

Previous RTP Documents

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