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.

2019-2022 TIP Public Comment Period Now Open

The Lackawanna Luzerne Transportation Study (LLTS) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is charged with undertaking transportation network planning for the two county region.  The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is the planning document for the for the four federal fiscal year period from 2019 to 2022.  This will cover all of the transportation projects in the region […]


The ARLE Grant Submission Period is Now Open!

THE ARLE GRANT APPLICATION SUBMISSION PERIOD IS NOW OPEN!! The Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE) program was established by Pennsylvania State legislation enacted in 2002. Its intent is to improve safety by reducing vehicle crashes and injuries due to red-light-running at signalized intersections in Philadelphia. The ARLE Funding Program is a state-administered competitive grant program […]


The LLTS MPO 2018-2020 UPWP has been approved

On June 8, 2018, the LLTS MPO Coordinating Committee had approved the 2018-2020 Unified Planning Work Program via an email ballot.  The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) describes the transportation-related work activities that the Planning Commissions and Transit Authorities will perform in the next two state fiscal years for Lackawanna and Luzerne counties.  The activities […]



  • Combined Technical and Coordinating Committee Meeting scheduled for July 18th, 2018 @ 10AM July 18
  • Technical Committee Meeting scheduled for October 10th, 2018 @ 10AM Oct 10
  • Coordinating Committee Meeting scheduled for October 17th, 2018 @ 10AM Oct 17