What is an LRTP?
Long Range Transportation Plans (LRTPs) identify current and future transportation needs in the region. The LRTP uses a 20-year planning horizon to provide guidance for strategies and fiscally constrained transportation projects to meet the needs and wants of the area.
The Study Area
The SUATS MPO covers a 200 square mile portion of Sumter County including the City of Sumter, and surrounding unincorporated areas, including Dalzell, Lakewood, Oswego, Stateburg, and portions of Wedgefield.
What will the SUATS 2050 LRTP include?
The SUATS LRTP will capture the current conditions of transportation within the MPO’s boundaries. The LRTP will be a multimodal strategy that includes a review of the current conditions and improvement recommendations for automobiles, bicycles, pedestrians, transit, and freight. The plan will also address safety, congestion, and capacity.
What is an MPO?
A Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is a federally designated transportation planning area with a population of at least designated transportation planning area with a population of at least 50,000. The Sumter Area Transportation Study (SUATS) is the MPO for the region