The Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) for Clark County is the region's principal transportation planning document. It represents a regional transportation plan for the metropolitan area of Clark County, developed through a coordinated process between local jurisdictions in order to develop regional solutions to transportation needs.
The Entire Report (115 pages, 3.2Mb) is now posted here online. The chapter outline below also offers you a choice of downloading individual MTP chapters.
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Table of Contents
8 pages, 109Kb.
Chapter 1: Introduction; MTP Vision, Purpose and Goals
The MTP is introduced and its general goals, policies, statutory authority and purpose are described. The MTP process is outlined as well as regional transportation committee structure and intergovernmental cooperation and coordination in MTP development. The concept of level of service standards is introduced.
16 pages, 923Kb.
Chapter 2: Regional Land Use and Growth
Clark Countys demographic data, development trends and regional development strategy are discussed. Existing and future land uses and development patterns are identified.
11 pages, 280Kb.
Chapter 3: Identification of Regional Transportation Needs
The regional transportation system is designated and defined. The characteristics and patterns of todays and future regional travel demand, todays transportation problem locations and future regional needs are described. Needs criteria such as acceptable levels of service, safety and accessibility are outlined. Transportation system alternatives are described and evaluated.
30 pages, 1422Kb.
Chapter 4: Financial Plan
Revenue sources are identified and described and a plan for financing transportation system improvements is presented.
11 pages, 135Kb.
Chapter 5: System Improvement and Strategy Plan
Recommendations for development of the regional transportation system are made. Highways, transit systems and demand management alternatives are considered. The findings of the Transportation Futures Committee are also addressed.
17 pages, 518Kb.
Chapter 6: Performance Monitoring
Performance monitoring measures are described. Procedures to maintain the MTPs consistency with the state transportation plan, local transportation plans, major land use decisions and regional demographic projections are outlined.
2 pages, 88Kb.
Chapter 7: Plan Development and Implementation
Provisions for involvement of the public in development of the MTP are described. Provisions for implementation of regional transportation goals, policies and actions established by the MTP are described. The MTP review and amendment process is outlined, should changing policies, financial conditions or growth patterns warrant amendment of the Plan. The GMA-required biennial review process and need for triennial update to satisfy federal requirements is described.
2 pages, 88Kb.
Appendix A: Transportation Capacity Improvements
A list of the major transportation improvements which have been incorporated into the MTP transportation network for Clark County. These listed projects were identified in the Metropolitan Transportation Plan needs analysis and included in the air quality conformity analysis as required by the federal Clean Air Act Amendments and Washington Clean Air Act.
All regionally significant transportation improvement projects are included in the regional travel forecasting model for purposes of air quality conformity analysis.
11 pages, 157Kb.
Appendix B: Clark County Region: Twenty Year Bridge Needs
1 page, 84Kb.
3 pages, 91Kb.
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