The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) incorporates all transportation planning and supporting comprehensive planning activities anticipated in the Bend MPO area each fiscal year. It is intended to provide a framework for the coordination of transportation planning efforts by local, State, and regional agencies through the Bend MPO Policy Board. The UPWP outlines the major work tasks and many specific subtasks.
2019-20 Fiscal Year
The 2019-20 UPWP was reviewed for comments by FHWA, FTA and ODOT in February 2109. It is currently "under construction" and will be posted here by March 2019.
2018-19 Fiscal Year
The 2018-2019 UPWP was adopted on 4/17/18 by the Bend MPO Policy Board via Resolution 2018-05. Click to view the adopted 2018 - 2019 UPWP will be effective on July 1, 2018.
The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) for the upcoming Fiscal Year (July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019) includes descriptions of planning tasks, a schedule for completing tasks, and source of funding. The UPWP is updated annually. The majority of the funds that support the UPWP tasks come from Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) Funds.
The Bend MPO budget document provides information about the priorities the Policy Board has set to be accomplished during the next fiscal year, but it also includes information about the day-to-day activities performed by the MPO. The Budget Message provides a concise discussion of the major priorities of the Bend MPO; the financial and program information included in the Budget and Work Program section of the budget provides more detailed information about the budget for the major work tasks. The Budget Document is foremost a financial plan, providing a numerical road map that matches resources available with the spending priorities established through policy direction and goals established by the Policy Board.
The Bend Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking applicants for 3 positions on the Bend MPO Budget Committee. This Committee is established by state law to review and make recommendations regarding the adoption of the budget to the Bend MPO Policy Board. Appointees will each serve a 3-year term. This committee meets once a year in March or April. Typically, the meetings are one afternoon session. Applications are due March 7, 2019 by 4:00 pm.