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Comment Period for the Transit Coordination Plan

April 18 2022 | 0 Comments

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Transit Coordination Plan


The Ozarks Transportation Organization (OTO) announces a public comment period to review and comment on the recently updated Transit Coordination Plan (TCP). The plan will be available for comment through May 18, 2022. The TCP satisfies the coordinated planning requirements of the Sections 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities program.

Key elements included in the TCP are:

  • An assessment of transportation needs for individuals with disabilities and seniors;
  • An inventory of available services that identifies gaps in services;
  • Strategies to address the identified gaps in services;
  • Identification of coordination actions to eliminate or reduce duplication in services and strategies for more efficient utilization of resources; and,
  • Prioritization of implementation strategies.

The TCP will be available for review at the Ozarks Transportation Organization, 2208 W Chesterfield Blvd., Suite 101 or at Comments may be submitted in writing to the Ozarks Transportation Organization, 2208 W Chesterfield Blvd., Suite 101, Springfield, MO 65807; via email to

The public comment period will begin on April 18, 2022 and end on May 18, 2022. The OTO Board of Directors will review and possibly adopt the TCP at its May 19, 2022 meeting, held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the OTO conference room at 2208 W Chesterfield Blvd, Suite 101. An opportunity for public comment will be available at this meeting. After reviewing recommendations and entertaining public comment, the OTO Board of Directors will decide whether to formally adopt the plan.

For more information contact: Andy Thomason, Planner, Ozarks Transportation Organization, 2208 W Chesterfield Blvd, Suite 101, Springfield, MO, phone (417) 865-3047 x107.

Ozarks Transportation Organization is your Springfield-regional Metropolitan Planning Organization, or MPO. The MPO is a body of elected and appointed members who work together with local, state and federal elected officials and policy-makers, serving to make funding and planning decisions for transportation within the Springfield, MO region.

Public input is a cornerstone of our operations. To tell us what you think, please email us at Find us on Facebook or on Twitter @theOTOMPO.

Si usted necesita la ayuda de un traductor, por favor comunĂ­quese con Andy Thomason al 417-865-3042, al menos 48 horas antes del plazo.

Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Andy Thomason at 417-865-3042 at least 2 working days prior to the expiration of the public comment period.

If you need relay services please call the following numbers: 711 - Nationwide relay service; 1-800-735-2966 - Missouri TTY service; 1-800-735-0135 - Missouri voice carry-over service.

OTO fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, see, or call 417-865-3042.

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