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Transportation Management Area 2022 MPO Certification Review Report

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) conducted the certification review of Rhode Island’s transportation planning process in February 2022. FHWA and FTA’s findings from the certification review of the 13 transportation planning program areas are contained within the 2022 Certification Review Report and details FHWA and FTA’s 26 recommendations and 5 commendations.

Special Commission to Study the Entire Area of Land Use

The Division of Statewide Planning has a seat at the table to participate in this Commission, which was created by the General Assembly in its 2021 legislative session, with a reporting deadline of April 2022. The following presentation was given by Associate Director Meredith Brady at the October 19th Commission meeting: it provides some background about the Division, the State Guide Plan, local comprehensive plans, and Land Use 2025, the existing land use element of the State Guide Plan.

Downtown Providence

Public Notices

If you are interested in becoming more involved in the Rhode Island’s state-level volunteer planning committees, we would love to hear from you! Please follow the link below to read about the three principal committees of the State Planning Council, the Technical Committee, the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC), and the RIGIS Executive Committee. While appointments for three-year rotating terms are typically made in the fall each year and begin in January, you can indicate your interest any time of year, and staff will be in touch.

Sign up for the Division Contact List to receive Public Notices, email Benny Bergantino

Secretary of State Meeting Notices  & Public Hearings

Translation Services, website translation access Google Translate

Interpretation & translation services are available upon request, email Benny Bergantino