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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 scheduled meeting of the MPO Policy Board will be on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in the Commissioners' Court at 9:00 Click HERE to see the full agenda.

The next meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee will be on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.


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 Transportation Institute - Urban Mobility/Texas Transportation Researcher.JPG
ON PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE 2040 MTP and to the 2017-2020 TIP

The Sherman-Denison MPO is proposing an amendment to the 2040 MTP and to the 2017-2020 TIP to accommodate projects submitted by the Texoma Area Paratransit System.  The MPO will host a public meeting to seek public comment on the proposed amendment on:

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at 5:00 PM.

The meeting will be held at:

Sherman City Council Chambers

220 W. Mulberry Street
Sherman, TX

Click HERE to see the proposed TIP Amendment.
Click HERE to see the proposed MTP Amendment.

To make a comment please click the the button below that says "Give Us Your Input".
Reports, Articles and Topical Data of Interest

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


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. Statistics/for web page Texas Transportation By The Numbers.jpg

To read some interesting transportation facts about the state of Texas click on the image to the right.

Additional Information Available Online: Statistics/pocket guide 2015 for web page.jpg

  • 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!


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".


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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