Serving the New Orleans Metropolitan Region
The NORPC is a group of local elected officials and citizen members appointed to represent you on regional issues, like the environment, transportation, and economic development.
We engage with the community and plan for the future.
Building the Road to a Better Region
The Regional Planning Commission is committed to the people of south Louisiana. By focusing on the key aspects of sustainable growth in the region, we help maintain a healthy environment and streamline transportation, while driving economic development.
Regional Planning Commission February 13, 2024
MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO MARDI GRAS HOLIDAY.
Public Participation Plan 2024 Available for Review and Comment
FHWA/FTA Certification Review – Final Report Available
On January 31-February 1, 2023, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) facilitated the certification review site visit meetings to discuss the transportation planning process for the New Orleans urbanized area (UZA), as conducted by the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). FHWA and FTA are required to jointly review and evaluate the transportation planning process for each UZA over 200,000 in population, known as a Transportation Management Area (TMA), at least every four years to determine if the process meets Federal planning requirements.
Full report can be found below: