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.

Public Comment Period for the 2022-2024 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)

The LLTS MPO staff has completed a draft version of the 2022-2024 UPWP. The UPWP describes the transportation-related work activities that the Planning Commissions and Transit Authorities will perform in the next two state fiscal years for the 2-County area. PennDOT Central Office, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have reviewed […]


The 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan has been adopted

The 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) was adopted by the LLTS MPO Coordinating Committee at their February 3, 2021 meeting. The plan was approved unanimously by the committee and acts as the guide to the region’s future transportation projects. The LRTP is a 25 year plan that is updated every 5 years. It guides the […]


Regional Community Forum Summary

Lackawanna and Luzerne County Planning staff along with their consultant Michael Baker International held a regional community forum on July 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM. The regional forum was held for the joint county Comprehensive Plan and Long Range Transportation Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is updated every 10 years and the Long Range Transportation Plan […]



  • Combined Technical and Coordinating Committee Meeting scheduled for October 6th, 2021 @1PM Oct 6