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.

Coordinated Public Transit – Human Services Transportation Plan Published

The 2024 Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan was adopted by the Lackawanna-Luzerne Transportation Study Metropolitan Planning Organization on April 9, 2024.  The Plan explores ways to improve access to human service providers by means of transit, and helps area agency/stakeholder projects remain eligible for grant monies that enhance mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities.


I-80 Nescopeck Creek Bridges Project

PennDOT held a public meeting at the Nescopeck Township Office on February 29th, 2024, concerning the I-80 Nescopeck Creek Bridge Project.  The project consists of the replacement of the two bridges carrying I-80 eastbound and westbound over Nescopeck Creek in Black Creek Township, Luzerne County. The existing dual structures were built in 1965 and last […]


RFP for the Joint Lackawanna-Luzerne Long Range Transportation Plan

The Board of Commissioners in Lackawanna County and the County Council in LuzerneCounty, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, are seeking a consultant team to update theJoint Lackawanna-Luzerne Long Range Transportation Plan. The Counties are interested indeveloping a Joint Long-Range Transportation Plan update that will guide and promote anadequate, safe, accessible, and environmentally sound transportation system to […]