MOU / MOA

Memorandum Of Understanding / Memorandum Of Agreement

In order to establish a continuing, cooperative, and comprehensive multimodal transportation planning process, the TPO has entered into agreements with other agencies and organizations.  The following listing details the current commitments in place.

Performance Management:  TPO, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA)

Agreement between the TPO, TDOT and CARTA for cooperatively developing and sharing information related to transportation performance data, the selection of performance targets, the reporting of performance targets, the reporting of performance to be used in tracking progress toward attainment of critical outcomes for the region of the TPO, and the collection of data for the State asset management plans for the National Highway System.

Performance Management:  Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and the Georgia Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (GAMPO)

Agreement between GDOT and GAMPO for cooperatively developing and sharing information related to transportation performance data, the selection of performance targets, the reporting of performance targets, the reporting of performance to be used in tracking progress toward attainment of critical outcomes for the region of the TPO, and the collection of data for the State asset management plans for the National Highway System.  The Chattanooga-Hamilton County/North Georgia Transportation Planning Organization is represented on the GAMPO Board of Directors (representative of each of the 15 MPOs in the State of Georgia) by the TPO Coordinator or designee.The TPO’s Board resolution regarding this matter can be viewed here.

Transportation Planning Process

  • Tennessee and Georgia Departments of Transportation.pdf

    Agreement between the TPO, TDOT and GDOT detailing the responsibility of the states and the MPO determining mutual responsibilities in carrying out the metropolitan planning process.   Adopted by Board in December 2007.

Greater Dalton MPO

  • Catoosa County, Georgia Portion of the Dalton-Whitfield County Urbanized Area.pdf

    Agreement with the Greater Dalton Metropolitan Planning Organization relative to the Catoosa County, Georgia Portion of the Dalton-Whitfield County Urbanized Area.  States that the TPO will administer the transportation planning process for the Dalton-Whitfield County Urbanized Area that extends into Catoosa County.  Adopted by the Board in December 2012.

Sequatchie County, TN

  • Sequatchie County.pdf

    Agreement with Sequatchie County relative to the Chattanooga Urbanized Area that extends into Sequatchie County.  States that Sequatchie County will conduct transportation planning services for that portion of the Chattanooga Urbanized Area.  Adopted by the Board in August 2012.

Cleveland MPO

Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority

Transportation Improvement Program

  • Tennessee Department of Transportation.pdf

    Agreement between the TPO and TDOT regarding the Transportation Improvement Program.  The MOA outlines the definition, process and need for amendments/administrative adjustments to the TPO Transportation Improvement Program and the statewide Transportation Improvement Program.   Adopted by the Board in August 2013.