BTPO as a Metropolitan Planning Organization is required for 23 CFR §450.324 to develop a transportation plan which addresses no less than a 20-year planning horizon. The plan must:
- Address the planning factors described in 23 CFR §450.306
- Include both short and long-range strategies that provide for a multi-modal transportation system
- Be updated every-four-years for areas in non-attainment of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
The 2040 MTP was approved by the BTPO Policy Board on January 5, 2015. On May 5. 2015 the Policy Board approved amendment 1 which corrected some issues with the Air Quality Conformity Determination.
MTP 2035 is included for reference only. The 2040 MTP is the official plan for the region.