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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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The next meeting of the SDMPO's Policy Board scheduled for  9:00 AM on Wednesday, February 17th. This will be a joint meeting of the MPO Policy Board and the US 75 Steering Committee.  Click HERE for the agenda packet.



The next meeting of the SDMPO's Technical Advisory Committee is tentatively scheduled for 9:00 AM on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the Texas Dept. of Transportation Office in Sherman, TX.  



Public Meetings:
All notices for public meetings will be placed here prior to the meeting date and time.


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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CONGRESS PASSES AND PRESIDENT SIGNS NEW FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION BILL

The new federal transportation bill entitled "Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act" or FAST Act was signed into law by the president on December 4th.  The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has developed a website to provide pertinent information to interested parties.  Click HERE to go to the FHWA website.

The Association of MPOs (AMPO) has developed a summary of the FAST Act.  To see the summary click HERE.
Reports, Articles and Topical Data of Interest

Below are some articles that might be of interest to MPO members and the general public:



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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 GRAYSON COUNTY:
The Texas Department of Transportation tracks all of its projects on an ongoing basis.  To find out the status of projects in Grayson County go to the link below and choose "View Highway Projects by", select by county, then choose "Grayson County".
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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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