Documents for Public Review and Comment Spring 2021

Picture of a lady looking out a laptop outside and the words "Review and comment time. We are waiting to hear from you."
Documents out for Public Comment

This page contains information on three documents that are out for public review and comment. They include, a new FAMPO staff work plan known as the UPWP, changes to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and changes to the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).

Scroll through this page to learn about each document, the proposed changes, and how to review and comment. Use the orange + signs to open the tabs.

There is also a new Community Engagement and Equity Plan out for public comment but it is not included on this page. You can learn more about that document here.

New Staff Work Plan

Members of the public and other stakeholders are invited to review and comment on the proposed FAMPO staff work plan for the fiscal year 2022. The document is called the Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) and details the work activities that staff plan to accomplish in the fiscal year and the amount and type of funds that will be used for their work. Examples of staff work include administrative tasks to support FAMPO committees, public involvement efforts, studies, applications for transportation projects to receive funding, and developing a new long-range transportation plan for the region.

After reviewing the draft document, at this link. The community can comment on the proposed work and funding. There is a video below that shows how to review the document and highlights key sections.

The comment period will be open from April 20, 2021, through May 20, 2021.

Comments should be emailed or texted to fampo@gwregion.org. (Yes, you can text the email address.) Comments may also be sent to FAMPO at 406 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg VA 22405. Staff are able to accept verbal comments by phone, (540) 642-1235. Please include your name and a good contact method.

There will be a virtual public hearing on May 20, 2021, at 6:00 pm. Community members are encouraged to attend and voice their concerns directly to the decision-making Policy Committee who will vote on whether to adopt the plan. Join the virtual hearing from a computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/830528245. You can also dial in using a phone. +1 (872) 240-3212. Access Code: 830-528-245. Comments may be submitted two hours prior to the meeting for staff to read on your behalf. 

Changes to the Transportation Improvement Program

Members of the public and other stakeholders are invited to review and comment on a proposed amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) which seeks to add a transportation project for the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board who has received or expects to receive funding for the project. In order to move forward, the project must be included in the TIP.

How to Review and Comment

Review the proposed change here. The comment period will be open from April 20, 2021, through May 20, 2021.

Comments should be emailed or texted to fampo@gwregion.org. (Yes, you can text the email address.) Comments may also be sent to FAMPO at 406 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg VA 22405. Staff are able to accept verbal comments by phone, (540) 642-1235. Please include your name and a good contact method.

There will be a virtual public hearing on May 20, 2021, at 6:00 pm. Community members are encouraged to attend and voice their concerns directly to the decision-making Policy Committee who will vote on whether to adopt the plan. Join the virtual hearing from a computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/830528245. You can also dial in using a phone. +1 (872) 240-3212. Access Code: 830-528-245. Comments may be submitted two hours prior to the meeting for staff to read on your behalf. 

Changes to the Long Range Transportation Plan

Members of the public and other stakeholders are invited to review and comment on a proposed amendment to the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), a document that plans transportation projects for the Fredericksburg region with a 20-year horizon. The amendment seeks to add transportation projects that have received state SMART SCALE funding. The projects need to be included in the LRTP in order to move forward.

How to Review and Comment

Review the proposed changes in PDF format, here. A video on this page highlights key aspects of the change. The comment period will be open from April 20, 2021, through May 20, 2021.

Comments should be emailed or texted to fampo@gwregion.org. (Yes, you can text the email address.) Comments may also be sent to FAMPO at 406 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg VA 22405. Staff are able to accept verbal comments by phone, (540) 642-1235. Please include your name and a good contact method.

There will be a virtual public hearing on May 20, 2021, at 6:00 pm. Community members are encouraged to attend and voice their concerns directly to the decision-making Policy Committee who will vote on whether to adopt the plan. Join the virtual hearing from a computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/830528245. You can also dial in using a phone. +1 (872) 240-3212. Access Code: 830-528-245. Comments may be submitted two hours prior to the meeting for staff to read on your behalf.