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Planning Documents

2035 Long Range Transportation Plan TRANSPORTATION 2040 was officially adopted by the Lake~Sumter MPO Governing Board on December 9, 2015. It is significantly different from our previous plan that looked out to 2035 and forecast future roadway capacity needs solely on the results of the adopted regional travel demand model. This plan was built around the region's vision for a true multimodal transportation network, incorporating goals, objectives, and strategies that reflect the MPOs adopted Constrained Corridors Policy and corridors designated as multimodal while addressing future transportation needs.
The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) is a document all Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) are required to develop annually. The UPWP provides an annual planning work program that identifies the transportation planning budget and activities to be undertaken in the metropolitan area. The Lake~Sumter MPO adopts its UPWP annually.
The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a document all Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) are required to develop annually. The TIP represents the transportation improvements that have been programmed for the following five year period .The Lake~Sumter MPO adopts its TIP annually
The PIP identifies the planning strategies and the planning activities to be undertaken by the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization. The purpose of the LSMPO Public Involvement Plan (PIP) is to provide a process that ensures opportunities for the public to be involved in all phases of the LSMPO planning process.
The List of Priority Projects (LOPP) is a document that all Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) are required to develop annually. The LOPP represents the unfunded transportation improvements that were not programmed for the following five year period, in order of priority. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) uses each MPO’s LOPP to aid in their decisions as to which projects should be added to their Work Program each year. The Lake~Sumter MPO approves its LOPP annually
The Transit Development Plan (TDP) is the strategic guide for public transportation in Lake County over the next five years. The TDP includes an evaluation of existing services, a review of demographic and travel behavior characteristics of the service area, a summary of local transit policies, the development of proposed transit enhancements, and the preparation of a five-year financial plan.