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Promoting transportation systems that efficiently maximize the mobility of people and goods with minimal negative impact.
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Welcome to transportation planning within the Sherman - Denison, Texas urban area. We are located 70 miles north of Dallas along the Red River which separates Texas and Oklahoma. Home to beautiful Lake Texoma and Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge.
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!!!NOTICE OF SPECIAL JOINT MEETING OF THE MPO POLICY BOARD AND TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE!!!

There will be a special joint meeting of the Sherman-Denison MPO Policy Board and Technical Advisory Committee on Wednesday, July 8 @ 10:00 AM in the County Courthouse Assembly Room on the 2nd floor of the County Courthouse.
  Click HERE to see the full agenda packet.





Public Meetings:
There will be a public involvement meeting on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 5:30 PM.  The meeting will be held at the City of Sherman's Council Chambers located at 220 West Mulberry Street.

The purpose of this meeting is to provide the opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed TIP and MTP Amendments which will be up for adoption at the March meeting of the MPO Policy Board on March 11th of this year.
TAPS - is located at: 6104 Texoma Pkwy, Sherman TX 75090
Information about TAPS can be found by clicking on the link above or by calling 1-800-256-0911
Service for the express bus (TEX) from the Sherman - Denison area to Plano DART has started!! (800) 256-0911
Click on the image below to read the latest issue of the Texas Transportation Researcher
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Sherman-Denison MPO is seeking a transportation planner with a starting salary of $45,000+ (commensurate with experience).  If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume (with three professional references) by no later than close of business on Friday, July 31, 2015.  Submit all resumes to kwelzenbach@sdmpo.org

To see full job description click HERE
DRAFT PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN (PPP) AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
The Draft 2015 update to the Sherman-Denison MPO's Public Participation Plan is now available for public review and comment. MPO staff will be requesting that the MPO Policy Board adopt this document at its regularly scheduled meeting on August 5, 2015. To open and/or download this document click HERE.
DRAFT 2016-2017 UNIFIED PLANNING WORK PROGRAM AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
The draft 2016-2017 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) is now available for review and comment. To read and/or download the draft document please click HERE.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Map (as approved October 15, 2014)
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Click on the image to the left to see a large (11X17) version of the SDMPO's Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.  To read the full plan go to Planning Documents on the banner above and click on the Bicycle Pedestrian Plan document.
APPROVED AMENDMENTS TO TIP AND MTP
At its March 11 meeting the Sherman-Denison MPO Policy Board approved amendments to the long range Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) and the four year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

To see the approved MTP amendment information sheet click HERE.

To see the  approved TIP amendment tables please click HERE.


Proposition 1
The MPO's Policy Board held a special meeting on Monday, January 19th, to review and approve a list of eligible projects that has been compiled and recommended by the MPO's Technical Advisory Committee.   This list, as amended and approved by the Policy Board, was forwarded to TxDOT for inclusion in the Statewide Unified Transportation Program (UTP).  To see this list click HERE.


Reports, Articles and Topical Data of Interest
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To read some interesting transportation facts about the state of Texas click on the image to the right.

Additional Information Available Online:

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  • Curious about basic transportation statistics and trends?  Click on the image to the left and see the 2015 Pocket Guide to Transportation published by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

  • Want to know the latest recalls from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration? Click here to open the link!



 

STATUS OF PROJECTS IN THE 2015-2018 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PLAN:
The Texas Department of Transportation tracks all of its projects on an ongoing basis.  To find out the status of projects in the Sherman-Denison MPO area and contained in the TIP click on the link below:
TIP Projects



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Presentations

MPO staff will occasionally place presentations below that might be of interest to the public-at-large and/or MPO Board or TAC members.

To see a brief presentation on how MPOs came to be click here 
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