The Wilmington Urban Area MPO Board will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, December 28,2022 at 2:00 PM in the 6th Floor Conference Room of the New Hanover County office building at 320 Chestnut Street, downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The meeting notice can be viewed here. Upon opening the meeting, the Board will immediately go […]
The City of Wilmington is seeking a qualified firm to perform an Organizational Assessment for the Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO). The WMPO desires to better understand how it is performing based on the needs of our members and an evaluation of the roles, responsibilities, staffing, program delivery, and structure of the organization. […]
2023 marks Year of the Trail in NC, a campaign to celebrate trails, greenways, and blueways across the state.
Pender County, in collaboration with The Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO), is conducting a Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan for portions of Pender County that lie within the WMPO urban boundary. The public engagement period for the plan is now open and will remain open through the end of January. The process will include an online […]
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) continues to mandate the certification of the transportation planning process in Transportation Management Areas (TMAs) at least once every four years by the U.S. Department of Transportation in order to determine if the transportation planning process being conducted in the area meets the Federal requirements as listed in […]
The WMPO is the recipient of allocated funds for the Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBGP) Direct Attributable, Transportation Alternatives Set Aside, and Carbon Reduction Program totaling $5,087,594 for FY23. The WMPO issued a call for projects on July 8, 2022, which closed on September 15, 2022. A total of six project applications were received […]
NCDOT’s Request for Information (RFI) for the Alternative Delivery for the replacement of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge closed on May 26, 2022. This is one part of the 3-pronged approach to explore the possible funding options to replace the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge (Traditional Delivery and Conventional Toll Delivery methods are also being evaluated). […]