Greater Madison MPO


The Greater Madison MPO leads the collaborative planning and funding of a sustainable, equitable transportation system for the Greater Madison region. The MPO is responsible for comprehensive planning and decision making to build agreement on transportation investments that balance roadway, public transit, bicycle, pedestrian and other transportation needs to achieve an exceptional quality of life for all within the region.

What's New

June 2021

Kickoff Webinar and Public Meeting for Connect Greater Madison: Regional Transportation Plan 2050

Join us for one of two upcoming meetings to learn more about the Connect Greater Madison: Regional Transportation Plan 2050 process, which occurs every five years.

Lunch-n-Learn: Regional Planning for Transportation and Land Use

Thursday, June 17, 12:00-1:00 p.m. – Register Here
This webinar will be hosted jointly by the Greater Madison MPO and the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission. Staff will discuss the Regional Development Framework (CARPC) and Regional Transportation Plan (MPO), and explain how these long-range planning processes will interact to support an integrated vision for the Madison region. 

Public Meeting 1: Connect Greater Madison: Regional Transportation Plan

Thursday, June 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Register Here

Join us to learn about the planning process and how the Regional Transportation Plan affects transportation projects, priorities, and funding in the greater Madison area. This planning effort builds on the Regional Development Framework to ensure that the transportation system matches future land use patterns.


May 2021

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Facility Requirements, Policies, and Street Standards report details locally-adopted bicycle and pedestrian facility requirements along with national recommendations and best practices to help local planning and engineering staff and elected officials make informed decisions regarding development and design standards, and to give them tools to make roadways safer for all users.


Webinar on Local Project Funding Opportunities

Learn more about local project funding opportunities through the MPO and WisDOT:  Watch the 2nd MPO/CARPC Webinar co-hosted by the MPO and WisDOT SW Region on this topic. Or download the presentation files from the webinar.


April 2021

Connecting The Region, the Greater Madison MPO, Newsletter Spring 2021


Connect Greater Madison - Regional Transportation Framework 2050 Planning Process.

MPO Report on Local Ordinances and Best Practices Related to Ped/Bike Facilities, Policies, and Street Standards.

2021 MPO-RPC Webinar Series.

Solicitation of Applications for Funding through the STBG-Urban Program.

Proposed Revisions to STBG-Urban Evaluation Criteria and Policies.

MPO TeleWORKS Toolkit.

CARPC Regional Development Framework Update.

March 2021

2021 TeleWORKS Toolkit

The new TeleWORKS Toolkit is designed to inform ongoing conversations about the future of teleworking, and how it can help reduce driving in Dane County.