South Western Region Metropolitan Planning Organization
The South Western Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is the federally mandated organization designated by the Governor as the forum for cooperative transportation decision-making.
Chairman: Lynne Vanderslice, First Selectman, Town of Wilton
Vice Chair: Kevin Moynihan, First Selectman, Town of New Canaan
Monica Mc Nally, First Selectman, Town of Darien
Fred Camillo, First Selectman, Town of Greenwich
Harry Rilling, Mayor, City of Norwalk
Caroline Simmons, Mayor, City of Stamford
Jennifer Tooker First Selectman, Town of Westport
Samantha Nestor, First Selectman, Town of Weston
Matt Pentz, CEO, Norwalk Transit District* and Barry Diggs, Director of Rapid Transit & Zero Emissions Programs at CTransit *and MPO Transit Representatives each having one-half a vote
*NTD, as MPO Transit Representative, serves to support and advocate for all transit interests in the region
Agendas & Minutes
Minutes provide a detailed summary of the actions taken at meetings of the South Western Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (SWRMPO). Minutes must be approved by the pertinent board before they are posted here.
The draft minutes of SWRMPO meetings will be available to the public in WestCOG’s office within seven days of a meeting. Please visit WestCOG’s office to obtain voting summaries.
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THE SOUTH WESTERN REGION METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (SWRMPO) PROHIBITS DISCRIMINATION IN THEIR PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES*
*Compliance with: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of
1990 (ADA), Executive Order 13166 “Improving Access to Services for persons with Limited English Proficiency and Executive Order 12898 “Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations”
SWRMPO Certification Review 2022
Every four years, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) must certify that South Western Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (SWRMPO) is carrying out the metropolitan planning process in adherence with federal statutes and regulations under 23 U.S.C. 134 and 49 U.S.C. 5303.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will conduct a joint review of SWRMPO’s metropolitan planning process. As part of this review, there will be an opportunity for public comment on April 12, 2022 during the Technical Advisory Group meeting which begins at 11:00 am.
To register for virtual attendance, please visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-K0-BBPoQCGnCHOiLfeXmw
For TAG meeting agenda and information, please visit: https://westcog.org/meetings/tag/
Written comments may also be submitted until April 22, 2022 to:
FHWA, Jennifer Carrier, Transportation Planner
Mail. c/o FHWA Connecticut Division, 450 Main Street, Suite 612; Hartford, CT 06103
FTA, Leah Sirmin, Community Planner
Mail. c/o Federal Transit Administration, Region 1, 55 Broadway, Suite 920; Cambridge, MA 02142
Please see the Certification Review Flyer for more details on the review process and how to provide feedback on SWRMPO’s transportation planning program.