Announcements & Events

WMPO Board Meeting

Mar 27 2024

MPO Board (Board, formerly TAC):  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. This meeting will be held 6th Floor Training Conference Room, 320 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

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.

WMPO MTP Technical Steering Committee (MTPC)

Mar 28 2024

Public comment opportunity: WMPO’s FY25 UPWP (Budget)

The WMPO’s draft FY25 UPWP (Unified Planning Work Program) is now available. Review the document here along with previous documents. A printed copy of document can also be viewed at the WMPO office at 305 Chestnut St., 4th floor, Wilmington NC 28401.

An important part of this process is providing the public with an opportunity to comment. The public comment period will be open from January 31, 2024, until 5 pm on February 29, 2024. All comments can be e-mailed to or via U.S mail to:

Wilmington Urban Area MPO
PO Box 1810
Wilmington, North Carolina 28402-1810

For more information, please email

TCC Meeting

Apr 10 2024

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. The agenda is available.

Please note new location for MPO Board Meeting scheduled January 31, 2024 at 3:00 PM

Jan 30 2024


A meeting of the Wilmington Urban Area MPO Board will be held on Wednesday, January 31, at 3:00 p.m. THE LOCATION OF THE MEETING HAS BEEN CHANGED to New Hanover County Government Center in Conference Rooms 138 and 139 located at 230 Government Center Drive in Wilmington, North Carolina

Members of the public who cannot attend the meeting in person, can watch and/or listen to the meeting virtually through the Zoom platform online at, or by phone by dialing (309) 205‑3325 and entering Meeting ID 810 3726 1554.

Per the adopted Public Participation Plan, public comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes per speaker.

Go Coast Committee Quarterly Meeting

Feb 15 2024

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. Visit for more information.

This meeting will be held from 3-5 PM at 305 Chestnut Street on the 4th floor.

Bike/Ped Advisory Committee Meeting (virtual)

Jan 23 2024

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 is available here.