Rural Transportation Planning

The Lumber River Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) is a partnership between the participating local governments of Hoke, Richmond, Robeson, and Scotland Counties and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). The eighteen RPOs across North Carolina are voluntary organizations of local elected officials and citizens in rural parts of the state working cooperatively with the NCDOT to enhance transportation planning opportunities in their areas. This structure provides our region with a formal voice in the transportation planning process.

 

The Lumber River RPO is responsible for:

• Developing long range transportation plans for the region

• Developing and prioritizing projects for the State Transportation Improvement Program

• Providing transportation related information and data to local governments and interested parties

• Providing a forum for public involvement in the transportation planning process

 

These responsibilities and related projects and tasks are accomplished through the work of the Transportation Coordinating Committee (TCC) and the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC). The LRRPO is staffed by the Lumber River COG Rural Transportation Planner.

Contact Us

 

Janet Roberston 

Rural Transportation Planner

Lumber River RPO

Lumber River Council of Governments

COMtech Park, 30 C.J. Walker Road

Pembroke, NC 28372

910-775-9749 (direct) 

910-618-5533 (receptionist)

910-521-7556 (fax)

 

Committees

 

Transportation Advisory Committee

 

The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) is the governing policy board for the Lumber River RPO. The TAC provides policy direction for the planning process, facilitates communication and coordination among the member jurisdictions, and guides the development of a comprehensive multi-modal transportation program. Its membership includes local elected officials and the area's representative on the NCDOT Board of Transportation. The TAC meets the fourth Monday of odd numbered months at 12 o'clock noon. The meetings are usually held at the LRCOG offices

 

Transportation Coordinating Committee

 

The Transportation Coordinating Committee's (TCC) role is to support and advise the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) in carrying out the four core responsibilities of the RPO by providing technical assistance and recommendations to the TAC. The TCC is comprised of staff from member local governments and the NCDOT, as well as local citizens and members of other local agencies interested in the transportation planning process. The TCC meets on the second Wednesday of odd numbered months at 10:30am. The meetings are usually held at the LRCOG Offices

 

Documents

 

Resources

 

Links to Comprehensive Transportation Plans

 

Richmond County

http://connect.ncdot.gov/projects/planning/Pages/CTP-Details.aspx?study_id=Richmond%20County

 

Robeson County

http://connect.ncdot.gov/projects/planning/Pages/CTP-Details.aspx?study_id=Robeson%20County

 

Scotland County

http://connect.ncdot.gov/projects/planning/Pages/CTP-Details.aspx?study_id=Scotland County

 

City of Lumberton 

http://connect.ncdot.gov/projects/planning/Pages/CTP-Details.aspx?study_id=Lumberton

 

Town of Pembroke

http://connect.ncdot.gov/projects/planning/Pages/CTP-Details.aspx?study_id=Pembroke

 

Other Links:

 

NC Association of RPOs

http://www.ncarpo.org/

 

Additional information about RPOs

https://connect.ncdot.gov/projects/planning/Pages/MPO-RPO.aspx

 

NCDOT

www.ncdot.org

 

Transportation Improvement Program

www.ncdot.org/planning/development/TIP/TIP 

           

Average Daily Traffic Count Maps

www.ncdot.org/doh/preconstruct/tpb/traffic_survey 

 

Federal Highway Administration

www.fhwa.dot.gov

 

The FAST Act (Fixing America’s Service Transportation Act) 

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/fastact/

 

Ethics filing information for TAC members

http://www.ethicscommission.nc.gov/sei/blankForm.aspx?type=MPO_RPO

Public Transportation Statewide Strategic Plan  and upcoming workshops

https://www.ncdot.gov/nctransit/strategicplan/

SERVICES
INFORMATION
CONTACT

 

       

910-618-5533

 

Fx: 910-521-7556

 

lrcog@lrcog.org

 

30 C.J. Walker Road
COMtech Park
Pembroke, NC 28372

 

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