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Updated:
February 1, 2014
 
The Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) is the regional transportation planning agency for the lower Cape Fear region of southeastern North Carolina. The WMPO is composed of officials from each of the Wilmington area governments as well as the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority and the North Carolina Board of Transportation. The WMPO facilitates a cooperative, comprehensive and continuing transportation planning process that serves as the basis for the expenditure of all federal transportation funds in the area for streets, highways, bridges, public transit, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) is to develop and implement a comprehensive multi-modal transportation plan that supports the existing and future mobility needs and economic vitality of the lower Cape Fear Region. This shall be accomplished by protecting the environment, safeguarding social equity, improving quality of life, growing the local economy, and providing safe and efficient transportation options. This is achieved through the long-range transportation planning process, which includes a comprehensive, continuous and cooperative approach partnering with citizens and participating members.

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News

  • NCDOT Wants to Hear from You Regarding Local Transportation Priorities
    • Division 3 Open House 4-7PM Monday, February 10 at 5504 Barbados Blvd in Castle Hayne
    • Press Release PDF (31 KB)
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  • Cape Fear Transportation 2040 kicked-off on 5/21 -visit www.transportation2040.org for more information!

 

  • View our new WMPO Planning Boundary
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  • View our draft River to the Sea Bikeway Master Plan
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  • STP-DA FY 14 Call for Projects Released 9/16/13 [Application window now closed]

 

     

Planning Projects Underway

 
 
  • The WMPO is a partner in FOCUS which is an effort to develop a regional vision, direction and plan to make Southeastern North Carolina a great place to live and do business. Find out more at www.focussenc.org
 

 

 
   
 

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