TCRPC is involved in many aspects of Transportation Planning. Primarily, we serve as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) by providing staffing to the Peoria-Pekin Urbanized Area Transportation Study (PPUATS). PPUATS carries out the federally-required continuing, cooperative and comprehensive (3-C) transportation planning processes for the Peoria-Pekin Urbanized Area. Learn more about the role and responsibilities of our region’s MPO below!

The Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) serves as a guide for the future development and maintenance of the Peoria-Pekin Urbanized Area transportation system. It covers a 25-year period and identifies current and future needs based on population projections and travel demand. READ MORE →

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a required document listing all federally-funded highway, transit, and enhancement projects to take place in the metropolitan planning area in the next four years. TCRPC prepares the TIP annually in cooperation with PPUATS and IDOT. READ MORE →

The Unified Work Program (UWP) is prepared annually to direct day-to-day work of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). It lists the transportation planning projects and budget of TCRPC staff. The Peoria Pekin Urbanized Area Transportation Study (PPUATS) oversees the work of the projects listed in the UWP. READ MORE →

Federal transportation bills MAP-21 and the FAST Act have mandated certain transportation performance measures which should guide transportation investment decision making. READ MORE →

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