To update the 2015 – 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), the Santa Fe MPO began March 1, 2019 and the plan was adopted ahead of schedule in May, 2020 by the TPB. It was due in August of 2020.
The MTP is a multimodal long‐range transportation plan developed and adopted through the transportation planning process for an MPO (Metropolitan Planning Organization).
The MTP addresses a planning horizon of 20 or more years and includes both short and long‐range transportation strategies and actions. The plan must be and is fiscally constrained to demonstrate alignment between proposed transportation investments and reasonably available sources of revenue, either existing or future. The plan can be amended as needed, and with the COVID19 pandemic changing fiscal outlooks prior to the plans adoption, many are expected amendments to this plan.
The MTP update ensures the objectives outlined by the MPO, the state, and the public transportation providers for the development of the metropolitan area’s transportation network are being met. Federal Law (23 CFR 450.322 and 23 USC 134) requires the MTP be updated at least every five-years and provides requirements on the process and content for the plan.