The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) was established as a result of the 1973 Federal Highway Act. The MPO is a body that determines how all federal and state highway/bridge funds are allocated. The Lackawanna/Luzerne MPO encompasses all areas of the two counties.
Governor Wolf Announces 51 PennDOT Projects Statewide to Improve Transportation Alternatives January 10, 2017 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced fifty-one projects to improve transportation alternatives are in line for $33 million in federal funds. “These projects are important initiatives that enhance communities across Pennsylvania to create […]
December 19, 2016 District Executives: The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is committed to bettering our transportation system and our communities through collaborative planning. We must find creative solutions to sustain and expand mobility throughout the Commonwealth. This means improving our planning process to reflect changing demographics and technological innovation. We are broadening the benefits we […]
-by Michael Taluto When three new multi-lane roundabouts were installed at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport, PennDOT’s District 4 immediately began receiving an incredible amount of feedback from the public. And because these were the first roundabouts for the area, some loved the concept of a roundabout while others found them to be rather confusing. When Berne […]