FFY 2020-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Development

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Development of New FFY 2020-2025 TIP

MRMPO is in the process of developing the first draft of the FY 2020-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Albuquerque Metropolitan Planning Area (AMPA). Various member agencies within the AMPA have prepared and submitted project proposals for MPO staff to review and evaluate through the Project Prioritization Process as part of project selection for the FFY 2020-2025 TIP. Project proposals comprise of transit enhancements and expansion, bicycle and pedestrian improvements, roadway improvements, safety improvements, intelligent transportation system enhancements, and studies/data collection. For more information on the basic TIP development process, please contact us at TIPcomments@mrcog-nm.gov.

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MRMPO Recommended Draft FFY 2020-2025 TIP Scenario

The Mid-Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MRMPO) is in the process of finalizing the development of the FFY 2020-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Albuquerque Metropolitan Planning Area (AMPA). MRMPO staff along with the Transportation Program Technical Group have developed a recommended draft FFY 2020-2025 TIP scenario for STP-Large Urban, TAP Large Urban, STP-Small Urban, and STP-Rural fund sources. This TIP development resulted in $77, 367, 709 worth of federal transportation investments into the metropolitan area (please not that this figure doe not include NMDOT controlled fund sources). 

View the recommended draft scenario to see which projects are slated for inclusion into the new TIP.

Public comment will be taken by mail, fax or email at the following addresses:

Mid-Region Metropolitan Planning Organization
Mid-Region Council of Governments
809 Copper Ave nue NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
(505) 247-1750-tel, (505) 247-1753-fax
via email to: TIP Comments TIPComments@mrcog-nm.gov

FFY 2020-2025 TIP Project Proposals

  1. ABQ Ride
  2. Albuquerque Public Schools
  3. Bernalillo County
  4. City of Albuquerque- DMD
  5. City of Albuquerque- P&R
  6. City of Belen
  7. City of Rio Rancho
  8. MRMPO
  9. NMDOT
  10. Rio Metro RTD
  11. Town of Bernalillo
  12. Valencia County
  13. Village of Los Lunas
  14. Village of Tijeras

FFY 2020-2025 TIP Staff Recommendation Spreadsheet

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TIP Development Timeline

Item Timeframe / Comments FFY 2020-2025 TIP Development Cycle
Review TIP Development Process with various groups and committees Approx. at start of development cycle August/Sept 2018
Obtain Project Status for All Existing TIP Projects Ongoing monthly at TPTG Monthly
Issue Call for Project Proposals and Distribute  TIP Policies & Procedures and Forms Mid-September Sept. 24, 2018
MPO Staff Analysis of Existing TIP Projects' Status Mid-September Sept. 15, 2018
Complete Analysis of Current TIP Projects & Existing Project Information For October TPTG & TCC meetings Sept. 30, 2018
Establish Funding Estimates In cooperation with NMDOT & public transit operators On or before Oct. 1, 2018
Deadline for Submission of TIP Project Proposals Minimum 60 days after solicitation Nov. 30, 2018
Initial Screening by MPO Staff Allow approx. 2 weeks after submission deadline Dec. 2018
ITS Comm. Review of Project Proposals January ITS Committee Meeting Jan. tbd, 2019
CMP Comm. Review of Project Proposals January CMP Meeting Jan. 25, 2019
Begin Evaluation of Projects Regular TPTG Meeting Jan. 8, 2019
Continue Evaluation of Projects Special TPTG Meeting Jan. 15, 2019
Continue Evaluation of Projects Special TPTG Meeting Jan. 22, 2019
Finish Evaluation of Project Submittals & Begin TIP Development Regular TPTG Meeting Jan. 29, 2019
Prepare 1st Draft TIP Special TPTG Meeting Feb. 5, 2019
Prepare 1st Draft TIP Special TPTG Meeting Feb. 12, 2019
Prepare 1st Draft TIP Special TPTG Meeting Feb. 19, 2019
Prepare Final Draft TIP Regular TPTG Meeting Feb. 26, 2019
Prepare Final Draft TIP March 2019 weekly TPTG Meetings, if needed March 2019
Final Draft TIP for Public Review On or before March. 31 March 31, 2019
ITS Committee Review & Comment March or April ITS Comm. Meeting March/April. tbd 2019
CMP Committee Review & Comment March or April CMP Comm. Meeting March/April 2019
Begin Formal Public Comment Period Minimum 30 days prior to adoption April TPTG Meeting April 2, 2019
TCC Review & Initial Recommendation April TCC Meeting April 5, 2019
Public Written Comment Period Ends
(verbal comments may be made at MTB mtg.)
Minimum 30 days after start of public comment May 3, 2019
TPTG Final Review & Recommendation After close of public comment period July 9, 2019
TCC Final Review & Recommendation After close of public comment period July 12, 2019
Final TIP Approval by MTB MTB meeting in July July 19, 2019
Send TIP to NMDOT for Approval and incorporation into the STIP Within one week following MTB approval on or before July 31, 2019
Approval of TIP by Governor’s Designee June or July 2019 August/Sept. 2019
TIP Incorporated into STIP Immediately following approval in June/July August/Sept. 2019
STIP (with TIP incorporated) is presented to the NMSTC for review At the May NM State Transp. Comm. Meeting August/Sept. 2019
NMDOT sends STIP (with TIP) to FHWA and FTA for Approval Immediately following NMSTC review in July or August August/Sept. 2019
FHWA & FTA Approval of STIP/TIP In conjunction with STIP after submission to FHWA & FTA by NMDOT September 2019
Amendments to Pending "New" TIP Requested 
Before October 1
Hold until 1st TIP Amendment for New FFY ---
Effective Date of “New” TIP Beginning of Federal FY Oct. 1, 2019
Distribution of “New” TIP Beginning of Federal FY Oct. 1, 2019