MPO Board (Board, formerly TAC): The WMPO’s current planning area boundary includes New Hanover County, City of Wilmington, Town of Wrightsville Beach, Town of Carolina Beach, Town of Kure Beach, northern portions of Brunswick County, Town of Belville, Town of Leland, Town of Navassa, and southern portions of Pender County. Elected officials from each of these member jurisdictions comprise the WMPO Board, in addition to an elected official serving on the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority’s Board and a member of the North Carolina Board of Transportation appointed by the Governor. The WMPO Board sets policy direction and approves all WMPO plans, projects, and proposals. Regular meetings are generally held at 3:00 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month, except December. For any other exceptions, please see adopted meeting schedule here.
Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC): Consisting of staff from member governmental agencies and transportation agencies, the TCC acts as an advisory board to the WMPO Board. Regular meetings are generally held at 10:00 a.m. on the second-to-last Wednesday of each month, except December. For other exceptions, please see adopted meeting schedule here.
Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BikePed): The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) advises the WMPO Board regarding bicycle and pedestrian programs, projects, policies, and safety. The committee meets bimonthly. More information about the committee and how to attend meetings is available here.
Go Coast Committee: Representatives from the WMPO’s member jurisdictions and local employers work to advance alternative transportation through the WMPO’s Go Coast program. Regular meetings for this Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Program are held quarterly. Also, visit www.GoCoastNC.org.
MTP Advisory Committee (MTPC): This advisory committee is composed of staff from member agencies, planning partners, and modal subject matter experts who guide and oversee the development of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), a regional transportation plan with a 25-year horizon. This committee meets only during plan development cycles.
Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC): The CAC is composed of individuals appointed by each of the MPO member jurisdictions every five years to assist MPO staff in public engagement during the development MTP. This committee meets only during plan development cycles.