The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a staged multi-year program of regional transportation improvement projects scheduled for implementation in the Strafford Metropolitan Planning Organization (SMPO) area. It is prepared by the SMPO in accordance with joint federal metropolitan planning regulations, 23 CFR 450, issued by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA), U.S. Department of Transportation. The projects identified are prioritized by year and have been selected for funding, as jointly agreed upon by the SMPO and the NHDOT.
The TIP must include all transportation projects within the SMPO area proposed for federal funding under Title 23 or the Federal Transit Act, as well as any regionally significant project that will require a federal action. Federally funded transportation projects that do not appear on the TIP may not continue towards implementation. Projects listed on the TIP must be consistent with the MPO's Transportation Plan, and the TIP itself must be found to conform to the state's SIP (the State Implementation Plan for air quality attainment). Under conformity rules, "consistent with" the transportation plan is interpreted to mean that TIP projects must be specifically recommended in the Plan.
The SMPO TIP is prepared by the staff of the Strafford Regional Planning Commission (SRPC) and is reviewed and endorsed by the SMPO Technical Advisory (TAC). Final TIP endorsement is received from the SMPO Policy Committee.
Draft 2017-2020 TIP
Strafford MPO released the DRAFT 2017-2020 Trasportation Improvement Program for public comment on October 19, 2016. The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a staged multi-year program of regional transportation improvement projects scheduled for implementation in the Strafford Metropolitan Planning Organization (SMPO) area.
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Comments are encourage and can be directed to Regional Trannsportation Planner Colin Lentz.
Comments can be sent via mail, email, and fax to the following:
Colin Lentz, Regional Transportation Planner Phone: 603-994-3500
Strafford Regional Planning Commission Fax: 603-994-3504
150 Wakefield Street, Suite 12 Email: email@example.com
Rochester NH 03867 Website: www.strafford.org
Download: Approved Air Quality Conformity Analysis and Determination [August 2013 .PDF]
Download: Long Range Plan Projects - Google Earth [09/21/2012 .kmz]
Download: 2013-2016 TIP Projects - Google Earth [October, 2012 .KMZ]
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Strafford Regional Planning Commission
150 Wakefield Street, Suite 12
Rochester, New Hampshire 03867
Tel: (603) 994-3500 Fax: (603)994-3504