The MPO wants to hear your input on the updated DRAFT Transform 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan. If you have any comments or questions, please let us know by 8:00AM on Monday, October 26, 2020 when the official 30-day comment period closes. There is a copy available to view at the MPO Offices. Here are four ways for the public to comment on the LRTP:

  1. Leave a comment at
  2. Leave a voice comment by calling 855-925-2801, meeting code: 9698
  3. Email your comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  4. View a copy or Mail your comments to:
    2. 8100 15th Street East, Sarasota, FL 34243
  5. Comment at the October 26, 2020 MPO Board Meeting

The MPO encourages everyone to become involved.  Your contribution ensures robust public participation in the MPO transportation planning process. Thank you for your involvement in transportation planning.

Transform 2045


The following Firms have been selected as a result of the latest GPC solicitation process

  • Kimley Horn
  • Kittelson & Assoc.
  • Tindale Oliver

The scoresheet can be accessed using this link.

COVID-19 Information

In response to the COVID-19 state of emergency, the Sarasota/Manatee MPO is implementing safety measures to protect the health and safety of the individuals we work with and the people we serve.  Following directives from state and federal health officials, MPO Board Chair Mayor Shirley Groover Bryant has approved the following:

  • Cancellation of in-person meetings from Friday, March 20 to July 31, 2020.
  • Limiting access to the MPO offices to ensure adherence to social distancing advisories.
  • Initiating remote work as needed to continue operations and to fulfill state and federal mandates.

The MPO staff will be available for virtual meetings and by phone or email during normal business hours.  Staff contact information is available on the MPO website at

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Transform Tomorrow is the plan shaping the future of air, land and sea transportation to benefit the people of Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

Major Documents

Long Range Transportation Plan

Public Participation Plan

Transportation Improvement Program

Upcoming Meetings

Agendas will be posted at least seven (7) days prior to the scheduled meeting.

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Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services for a meeting (free of charge) should contact Leigh Holt at 941-359-5772 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least seven (7) days in advance between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Performance Measures

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Safety | Security
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Mobility | Reliability
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Economy | Tourism
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Equity | Livability
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Technology | Autonomy
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Project Delivery

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8100 15th Street East
Sarasota, FL 34243


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