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Communities across the United States walked, biked and rolled to school on October 6th to celebrate National Walk to School Day. Over 2,300 Walk to School Day events across 48 states registered to help highlight the importance of safe travel for children. The coordinating organization for...


The Town of Elon began development of Phase II and III of the Haggard Avenue Corridor Study in July 2021. The purpose of the study is to examine and recommend safety and multi-modal improvements along East Haggard Avenue between NC 100 University Drive and NC 87. The Phase I portion of the study,...


Transit users in the Burlington-Graham area can now ride for free on the Link Transit system. Link Transit recently transitioned to a fare-free service, made possible in part by approximately $2.7 million in federal funding. Ridership has steadily increased since Link Transit’s opening in 2017...


The Town of Elon recently adopted the Phase I Plan for the Haggard Avenue Corridor Study, financed through BGMPO Section PL 104(f) Special Studies funding. The purpose of the study is to examine and recommend safety and multi-modal improvements along East Haggard Avenue between N. Antioch Avenue and...


The City of Mebane recently adopted the Lowe’s Boulevard Corridor Plan, financed through BGMPO Section PL 104(f) funding. The study area includes Lowe’s Boulevard between NC 119 and Trollingwood-Hawfields Road. In anticipation of increased development in the area, the purpose of the...


The NCDOT Traffic Safety Unit has committed $100,000 in Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) funds to finance development of the BGMPO Highway Safety Plan (HSP). The HSP falls under the umbrella of the BGMPO Highway Safety Program—approved in October 2020 with the objective of raising awareness...


The FY 2021-2022 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) is available for comment.The UPWP is the BGMPO's work program and annual budget for all transportation work tasks for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. A public hearing is scheduled during the March 16, 2021, 5:00 p.m. BGMPO Transportation Advisory...


The amended Transportation Improvement Program for the Burlington-Graham MPO is available for comment. Several Burlington-Graham MPO projects were recently amended in the State Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). A public hearing is scheduled during the March 16, 5:00 p.m., 2021 Transportation...


The BGMPO is responsible for maintaining and updating the MTP for its entire planning area which includes Alamance County and portions of Guilford and Orange Counties. The MTP outlines the MPO’s goals and objectives and addresses transportation related issues and impacts over a minimum 20-year...


STRATEGIC TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENTS PRIORITIZATION PROCESS 

The Burlington – Graham Metropolitan Planning Organization (BGMPO) is in the process of developing and prioritizing transportation improvements for inclusion in the 2029 – 2032 Metropolitan...


Air quality transportation conformity is required by the Clean Air Act (section 176(c) (42 U.S.C. 7506(c)) to ensure that federal funding and approval for transportation projects within the BGMPO urban area are consistent with the air quality goals established by...