Regional Transportation Planning Organizations (RTPO) were created by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to assist with planning and providing input from local stakeholders which helps to build a robust regional transportation system. OVRDC is one of six RTPOs in Ohio serving different geographic regions of the state. Every five years RTPOs prepare a Comprehensive Transportation plan for their region.
The resulting Comprehensive Transportation Plan provides an opportunity to coordinate economic and community development with transportation planning efforts and to enhance regional cooperation and communication. The plan will assist OVRDC and ODOT to prioritize regional transportation projects with the greatest economic and social benefit ensuring effective communication of regional priorities between our agencies.
The Comprehensive Transportation Plan is updated every five years per ODOT requirements. Now is your chance to have some input in planning for future transportation needs. Please review the plan and submit any comments in the Public Comment Form. All comments must be submitted no later than May 14, 2021. You may also contact Stephanie Gilbert at 740-947-2853 with any comments or questions.
The transportation photos in the plan were sourced from last year’s RTPO Photography Contest. A big thanks to all the photographers who submitted work, including the cover photos from Rodney Hamilton.