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SPOT 6.0

GET TO KNOW YOUR STRATEGIC TRANSPORTATION PROJECT PRIORITIZATION PROCESS (AKA: SPOT 6.0)

STRATEGIC PRIORITIZATION Office OF TRANSPORTATION  (SPOT)

The Strategic Prioritization Process is a data-driven, transparent method for prioritizing transportation projects and is used to develop the State Transportation Improvement Program/ Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program(STIP/MTIP), which identify the projects that will be funded during a 10-year period. Prioritization scores all roadway, public transportation, bicycle & pedestrian, rail, ferry, and aviation projects based upon approved criteria.

PRIORITIZATION 6.0

The SPOT 6 (or P6) development process began in early 2019. MPOs across the state start their work by prioritizing the projects to be submitted to the SPOT 6 process. The schedule is subject to change and current as of May 2019. This includes:

  1. A call for non-roadway projects (bike/ped, transit, and aviation) from local municipalities and transportation agencies (June – August 2019)
  2. Candidate roadway projects are gathered from the MPO’s approved Transportation Improvement Plan and Metropolitan Transportation Plan, and along with the non-roadway projects, a proposed list is then recommended to the Executive Board for public release in late 2019.
  3. A public hearing and consideration of the final project list is likely to occur at the Executive Board Meeting in November.
  4. The MPO submits the projects to SPOT 6 in December.

See the timeline below for a complete P 6.0 schedule.

SPOT 6 TIMELINE

FBRMPO_P6_Schedule

Funding Split Between Rounds


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