Connections 2040 MTP


Final Draft Connections 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)

The second review draft, or Final Draft Connections 2040 MTP, is now available for public review. The 30-day public review period will end on April 8th, 2020. Please send any feedback, comments, or questions you may have on the Final Draft to

Connections 2040 MTP Open House

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, an in-person meeting will not be held at this time. The Mid-Region Metropolitan Planning Organization encourages community members to join a virtual open house to review Connections 2040 MTP. Planners will be available @MidRegionMPO on Facebook Live at 10AM, 12PM, 3PM, and 7PM on March 25, 2020. For anyone unable to join the virtual open house, please call the main office at 505-247-1750 to schedule a one-on-one phone call with a planner.

Final Draft Plan

January 2020 Public Meeting Information Boards

Connections 2040 MTP Meetings

Draft Plan Public Meetings

Kick off Meetings

The MTP update, Connections 2040, officially kicked off in October. There were three public meetings held around the region where the public was invited to learn about the MTP and share their thoughts and concerns on transportation in the region.

View feedback received from the public (PDF).

Connections 2040 Public Kick Off Presentation (PDF)

View feedback received from the agency kick-off meeting (PDF)

Connections 2040 Agency Kick Off Presentation (PDF)

MRMPO staff will be attending community events and meetings to help get the word out about the MTP update and seek input and feedback on transportation. If there is a community event in your neck of the woods that you think would be a good place for MRMPO to distribute information, or if you would like MRMPO to present to your group, please contact Tara Cok at

Connections 2040 MTP Questionnaire

MRMPO has developed a questionnaire as an additional way of gathering people's views on transportation. The questionnaire is now closed, but a summary report about the questionnaire results can be viewed here.

Other Ways to Provide Feedback

If you have any thoughts or comments about transportation in our region, you can send them via email anytime to

Ways to Stay Informed on the Connections 2040 MTP Update

  • Sign-up for the MRMPO e-newsletter, Travel Times, to receive information on upcoming meetings, open houses, public comment periods and other Connections 2040 MTP-related news.
  • We also have an MTP contacts list to which we periodically send out news and information related to the MTP update. If you would like your name and email added to this list, please email Tara Cok at
  • You can also follow us on Facebook (2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan).

MRMPO developed a public participation plan for the Connections 2040 MTP update. The plan shares how we intend to engage the public in the update process. Read the Connections 2040 MTP Public Participation Plan (PDF).