mpoLogoLongDevelopment of the 2015-2019 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Program of Projects for the Lawrence Transit System

The TIP is a multi-year listing of federally funded and/or regionally significant projects selected to improve the transportation network for the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Area. The official 30-day public comment period for this TIP starts on September 16, 2014 and will end on October 15, 2014. This TIP Amendment will come before the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Policy Board for approval on October 16, 2014. This public notice on the TIP development process satisfies the FTA’s Program of Projects requirements for the Lawrence Transit System.

A new TIP covering all of Douglas County must be created at least once every four years to comply with federal regulations. This TIP includes projects scope, costs and schedules for transportation projects sponsored by Lawrence, Douglas County, Lawrence Transit and KDOT. Public Comments received will be reported and considered by the MPO Policy Board where decisions pertaining to revision this document will be made prior to final approval.

The draft 2015-2019 TIP will be available for public review online at:; paper copies are available for review at Lawrence City Hall, Lecompton City Hall, Baldwin City Public Library, Eudora Public Library and Lawrence Public Library.

Written comments may be emailed to or mailed to Jessica Mortinger at the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Office, PO Box 708, Lawrence, KS 66044-0708.