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MORPC and ODOT Release Central Ohio Transportation Safety Plan

14 Sep , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) in collaboration with local, state, and private organizations with expertise in transportation safety, developed the Central Ohio Transportation Safety Plan (COTSP).

The COTSP identifies causes of serious injuries and fatalities on Central Ohio local roadway system, establishes a series of goals and benchmarks for safety improvements, recognizes existing trends and critical safety priorities, and creates a framework for how collaboration can improve safety throughout the region. The plan was modeled after the Ohio Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP).  More…

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Business, Life in Delaware County

MORPC Grows With Addition Of New County, City Members

20 Aug , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, which includes Delaware County and its cities, has expanded with the addition of one new county and one new city member.

MORPC, a regional council of 70 local governments and agencies in Central Ohio, serves the region through planning, direct service, public policy information, innovative programming and intergovernmental coordinating services in the areas of transportation, land use, energy conservation, the environment and housing. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Registration Open For MORPC Summit On Sustainability

16 Aug , 2019  

The online portal has been activated to register for the Summit on Sustainability, MORPC’s signature environmental conference. The event brings together hundreds of community leaders to explore and share sustainable ideas and solutions, and to celebrate individuals and collaborative sustainability efforts with the Regional Sustainability Awards. The Regional Sustainability Awards are presented to those who have made significant contributions to the region in the area of sustainability. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Central Ohio Region Focuses On Coordinated Housing Strategy

1 Aug , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), Franklin County, the City of Columbus, and regional partners – including the City of Delaware — are excited to lead the development of a coordinated housing strategy that will develop investment and policy recommendations to support mixed income neighborhoods and regional growth. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Comments Sought On Transportation Projects

25 Jul , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) is seeking comments on projects seeking funding from the Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC) of the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). Two of these projects are in Delaware County. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Public Comment Sought On Metro Transportation Plan That Includes Delaware County

11 Jun , 2019  

Where should roads of the future be located? In what locations in the area are improvements needed to streets, roads, or intersections?

You can provide input on these and other related questions as regional planners set forth goals for the next thirty years of area transportation. The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning (MORPC) has available for review and comment candidate projects being considered for inclusion in the 2020-2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). More…

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Life in Delaware County

MORPC Awards Projects That Enhance Mobility of Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities

5 Apr , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) has announced the Award of Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA’s) Section 5310 Program funding to 10 projects in Central Ohio that will enhance the mobility of older adults and individuals with disabilities.

These include three projects in Delaware County. More…

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Life in Delaware County

MORPC Air Quality Alerts To Be Available From More Sources This Season

3 Mar , 2019  

March 1 marks the start of Ozone Season – a time when air pollution can reach unhealthy levels for sensitive groups of individuals. The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) is part of a network of agencies across the country that issues daily air quality forecasts and notifies the public when these levels become a threat to public health.

In 2019, for the first time, Air Quality Alerts from MORPC will also be available from the National Weather Service through its website, NOAA Weather Radio and on social media. More…

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Business, Life in Delaware County

State Of The Region Date Announced

18 Dec , 2018  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, better known as “MORPC,” has announced that the date for its annual main event has been set.

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Life in Delaware County

Central Ohio High-Crash Intersection List Released; Delaware County Has Four In Top 100

12 Nov , 2018  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) has released its Top 100 Regional High-Crash Intersections list for 2018. Ranking of intersections is based on a formula that considers number of crashes, traffic volume and severity over the three-year period 2015-2017. MORPC produces the list on an annual basis to help local and regional partners better understand crash patterns that occur and help prioritize transportation safety investments. More…

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