Announcements & Events

WMPO Board Meeting

May 31 2023

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 at the 6th floor Training Conference Room at 320 Chestnut St. in downtown Wilmington.

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.

Go Coast Committee Meeting – May 18, 2023

May 18 2023

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 St. on the 4th floor on May 18, 2023.

Bike Month 2023

May 1 2023

May is National Bike Month! Go Coast (the WMPO’s alternative transportation program) is challenging the Cape Fear region to get on a bike this May! For more information and to register to participate in Go Coast’s Bike Month challenge, visit

TCC Meeting – May 17, 2023

May 17 2023

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 will be posted when available.

Public comment opportunity: WMPO’s FY24 UPWP (Budget)

Jan 25 2023

The WMPO’s draft FY24 UPWP (Unified Planning Work Program) is now available. Review the document here along with previous documents.

An important part of this process is providing the public with an opportunity to comment. The public comment period will be open from January 25, 2023, until 5 pm on February 24, 2023. 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

WMPO Board – Special meeting, February 9, 2023

The Wilmington Urban Area MPO Board will hold a special meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 9:00 AM virtually. The meeting notice and Zoom link can be viewed here.

The meeting agenda can be viewed here.

If you have any questions, please contact Mike Kozlosky, Executive Director, Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization at (910) 341-3258.

Year of the Trail

Jan 1 2023

2023 marks Year of the Trail in NC, a campaign to celebrate trails, greenways, and blueways across the state. In 2021, NC legislators designated 2023 as Year of the Trail to commemorate the 1973 NC Trails System Act. Read more about the statewide initiative, and our local participation including events throughout the year.