MATS Technical Coordinating Committee Meeting
January 19, 2022
10:00 a.m. (Zoom Meeting)


The regularly scheduled meeting of the MATS Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) will be held on January 19, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.  Due to the continued effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held on line via Zoom, in accordance with the rules set forth in the MATS Public Participation Plan.

  • If you wish to make comments, please register in advance by emailing knorth@mbpz.org
  • Meeting ID & Access Credentials will be sent via email to meeting participants.
  • The meeting will be live streamed for public review at the MBPZ YouTube Channel.

Preliminary Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Election of Officers (Chair and Vice-Chair) – Action Item 
  3. Adoption of Agenda – Action Item
  4. Public Comment Period (5 Minutes)
  5. Approval of MATS previous regular CAC Minutes (October 13, 2021) – Action Item
  6. New Business
    • Final Approval of Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) – FY 2023 – Action Item
    • Update: Draft 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) Documents
      • MATS 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)
      • Air Quality Conformity Determination Report (CDR) Document Update
  7. Old/Unfinished Business
  8. Review of GDOT Project Status ReportAgenda Item
  9. Next meeting date
  10. Adjourn

MATS | Connect 2050 Online Open House

2022 Year of the Plan | Connect 2050 logo graphic

Thanks & Connect 2050 12/02 Open House Schedule Change

The response to our Connect 2050 Transportation Surveyhas been outstanding (& surprising)! Our planning team wants to offer a sincerethanksto all of you who have completed the survey so far.

There has been a schedule change to the Monday December 2ndConnect 2050 Open House.

Instead of the event taking place in-person at The Theron Ussery Recreation Center (815 N. Macon Park Drive), the meeting will take place online starting at 5:30pm.

If you simply want to watch theConnect 2050 Open Houseonline conversation, you can visitwww.mbpz.org/streamingat 5:30pm.

However, if you want to be part of the conversation, we need your name & email address in order to save you a spot in the online meeting.

Fill out the form below and we’ll send you an email with a link to the conversation & participation instructions. You can expect the email in your inbox by 3:30pm Monday December 2ndConnect 2050 Open Housebegins.

Also note, there will be anotherin-personConnect 2050 Open Houseon Monday, December 13 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at the Macon Area GDOT Office (4499 Riverside Drive).

We hope you can make both meetings.

Revised Open House schedule

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Take the Connect 2050
Planning Survey Now

2022 Year of the Plan | Connect 2050 logo graphicConnect 2050 Transportation Planning Survey

Macon-Bibb Planning Commission's & Macon Area Transportation Study's 2022 The Year of the Plan | Connect 2050 is updating the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).

The Connect 2050 Plan update guides future transportation improvements in the area, including transit opportunities, pedestrian & bike facilities, bridge replacement, safety & operational, as well as upgrades of existing transportation infrastructure.

The update of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan process relies heavily on public participation and input. This is your opportunity to voice your opinions to help formulate the goals & objectives of our future transportation systems; help prioritize a list of proposed transportation projects; and propose transportation projects that you would like to see in the MATS study area.

Your answers to the following survey questions influence planning decisions for the Macon-Bibb/Middle Georgia Area.

Take the Connect 2050
Planning Survey Now

2022 Year of the Plan | Connect 2050 logo graphicMATS to Hold Public Information Open House meetings on
2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Update

Connect 2050 Open House Schedule graphic

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Macon Area Transportation Study (MATS) staff of the Macon-Bibb County

Planning & Zoning Commission is seeking public input during the update of the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) that will include over half a billion dollars of transportation projects.

The study will assess the existing transportation network, gather community feedback, update goals, objectives, & transportation priorities for Macon-Bibb County and parts of Jones & Monroe Counties.

The update will produce a report that includes a prioritized, cost-constrained list of projects that will be implemented over the next 25 to 30 years.

The Connect 2050 Plan guides future transportation improvements in the area, including transit opportunities, pedestrian & bike facilities, bridge replacement, safety & operational, as well as upgrades of existing transportation infrastructure.

The update of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan process relies heavily on public participation and input. This is your opportunity to voice your opinions to help formulate the goals & objectives of our future transportation systems; help prioritize a list of proposed transportation projects; and propose transportation projects that you would like to see in the MATS study area.


Welcome to the MaconMPO


The Macon MPO also known as Macon Area Transportation Study (MATS) is the regional organization that plans for federal transportation funds for state & federal highways, public transit, rail, bikeways, trails, and sidewalks to move people & goods in Macon-Bibb Couinty and parts of Monroe & Jones Counties in Georgia.