Public Involvement

FAMPO recognizes the importance of, and legal requirements associated with, public involvement in the transportation planning process. We welcome your participation and comments! This page contains opportunities to review and comment on important documents, links to FAMPO’s public involvement activities and committees, as well as a review of our recent public outreach findings. If you require accommodations to participate in a meaningful way, please scroll to the bottom of this page to learn how to request assistance. 

Documents for Public Review and Comment

Below are three different documents that require public review and comment. Clicking on each blue box will take you to a page with more information, the draft document, and directions on how to provide comments. All comments will be considered before the documents are formally approved. (Links to the documents and comment directions will go live the first week of March 2020.)

Review and Comment on the Short-range Transportation Program

The 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a short-range transportation programming document for the Fredericksburg region. It includes transportation projects and studies that will receive federal funding in the next four years.

Public comment period: TBD

Review and Comment on Amendments to Projects Listed in the Long-range Transportation Plan

The 2045 Long-range Transportation Plan (LRTP) is a 20-year plan for the Fredericksburg region. It is necessary to amend the financially- constrained list of projects and studies that will receive federal funding.

Public comment period: TBD

Review and Comment on the Draft Air Quality Analysis Report for Transportation Projects

An air quality conformity analysis is required for financially-constrained transportation projects that will add vehicle capacity. Such an analysis is required to have a 30-day public comment period.

Public comment period: TBD

Listening Tour!

In the months of February and March, FAMPO will be conducting listening sessions at public libraries. Come stop by our table and vote for your top three transportation priorities by placing stickers on our transportation vision board. Your input helps us make informed decisions. Click below for more information, dates and locations. Hope to see you soon!

Join or Attend the Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee

This committee meets monthly to discuss regional transportation plans and projects. It serves as an advisory committee to the decision-making Policy Committee.

Read About Recent Outreach Findings

FAMPO gets into the community to learn about residents’ transportation needs, concerns and priorities. 

Link to Calendar

This link will take you to the FAMPO calendar where you will find information on all FAMPO public outreach event as well as committee meetings.

All FAMPO committee meetings are open to the public and there is a time at each meeting for public comment. 

 

Participation Assistance

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status.  Persons who require special accommodations under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact GWRC/FAMPO at 540-373-2890 or fampo@gwregion.org. If hearing impaired, telephone 1-800-552-7917 (TTY) or 7-1-1.

Need Assistance? For ADA or nondiscrimination inquiries, and for participation assistance, please contact:

FAMPO Public Involvement & Title VI Coordinator, Stacey Feindt

406 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
(540) 373-2890

Fampo@gwregion.org 

If hearing impaired, telephone 1-800-552-7917 (TTY) or 7-1-1.

Nondiscrimination Statement

The George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) and the Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (FAMPO), does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities. Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline or any other employment practices because of non-merit factors shall be prohibited.