What We Do
A TPO is created to look at the big picture of transportation planning – helping to assist in the communication and coordination among the different modes and municipalities.
is governed by federal and state law. Any urbanized area with a population of more than 50,000 citizens must have a TPO to spend federal transportation funds.
A board made up of local elected officials sets policy for the SCTPO
and adopts long-range plans and short-range programs of future transportation improvements.
The general public, as well as various stakeholder groups, such as nonprofit, community-based, and environmental organizations, provide input that informs the policies, plans, and overall program direction that the SCTPO