Evaluate transportation alternatives, scaled to the size and complexity of the region, to the nature of its transportation issues, and to the realistically available options, including funding resources.
Establish a setting
Establish and provide a fair and impartial setting for effective regional transportation related decision making in Richland County.
Maintain a Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)
Develop and update a long-range transportation plan for the area which spans a planning horizon of at least twenty (20) years. This plan should foster mobility and access for people and goods, efficient system performance and preservation, and improved quality of life. Click here to see the Direction Looking Forward 2014 LRTP Plan.
Develop a Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP)
Develop a four (4) year project implementation program that is based on the long range transportation plan, and designed to serve the area’ goals, using spending, regulating, operating, management, and financial tools. Click here to see the 2016-2019 TIP.
Involve the public
Ensure that the general public, and all of the significantly affected sub-groups, have the opportunity to be actively involved in the core functions that are listed above.