Documents and Reports
The RCRPC employs a staff of professionals to undertake a variety of programs and projects which include:
The Crash Analysis Report is used to summarize Richland County crash data for the prior three years. This biennially published report is intended to assist the metropolitan planning organization, county, villages, cities, townships, and other traffic safety oriented organizations identify crash patterns and prioritize locations for further evaluation within Richland County pursuant to 23 U.S.C 409.
This document provides an overview of all major work activities and funds expended for Richland County Regional Planning Commission in the given fiscal year.
A Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), Direction Looking Forward 2040, is a document that guides policy and funding decision making for the entire region’s transportation system over twenty-five years. Federal requirements mandate the plan to be updated every five years. All transportation programs and projects requesting federal funds, within the entire region must be consistent with this plan.
The Long Range Statewide Transportation plan includes a comprehensive inventory of transportation services and infrastructure, forecasts of demand, asset condition and performance and an analysis of the trends affecting transportation in Ohio. Please visit ODOT’s website to view Ohio’s LRSTP.
The Transportation Improvement Program, or TIP, is the Richland County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) four-year transportation planning document. This document presents a fiscally balanced, multimodal transportation program for the region that includes project which have received federal funding and state and locally funded projects of regional significance that have been identified through the transportation planning process. It is also a requirement of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) that all projects using federal funds be listed in the TIP.
The Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan, or STIP, is Ohio's four year transportation planning document. It serves two main purposes. First, to present the fiscally balanced, multi-modal transportation program for the state of Ohio which includes both federal and state funded projects scheduled for some phase of implementation within the four year period. Second, it serves as the reference document required by the FHWA and FTA for use in approving federal funds for transportation projects in Ohio. To view more information on the Ohio STIP, please visit the ODOT STIP page on the ODOT website.
Transportation Projects Utilizing Federal Funds
The MPO must, on an annual basis, prepare a list that includes all federally funded projects authorized or revised to increase obligations of funds in the preceding Fiscal Year.
This document represents the best approach to lowering fatalities and serious injuries in
the County. It provides a framework for identifying safety programs, projects and policies. It includes an Action Plan that; identifies locations, outlining programmatic and project solutions and shows stakeholders where to focus their time and resources to make the most difference.