The River to Sea TPO is required to produce a series of planning documents in accordance with various state and federal guidelines. These documents are developed utilizing the critical input and expertise of various River to Sea TPO committee members, technical consultants, concerned citizens, and support staff. In addition, the River to Sea TPO participates in many transportation related planning studies to gather the information necessary to make informed decisions. The documents produced by the TPO are always available in draft form for public review prior to adoption by the TPO Board. They continue to be available for review after adoption at the River to Sea TPO office.
Each year, organizations review issues and establish positions on a variety of items that may be discussed during the upcoming legislative session. The River to Sea TPO adopted their legislative priorities on November 23, 2016:
2017 River to Sea TPO Legislative Positions
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
The TPO has adopted the State of Florida Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) policies and procedures:
State of Florida DBE Program (adopted by TPO)
Public Participation Plan
The Public Participation Plan (PPP) has been developed as a way to initiate proactive efforts for providing complete information, timely public notice and full access to key decision-making. The updated PPP was adopted by the TPO Board on November 23, 2016.
Public Participation Plan (adopted-11-23-16)
Title VI Policy Statement and Discrimination Complaint Procedures
Any person who believes that he or she, or any specific class of persons, has been subjected to discrimination or retaliation prohibited by the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and related statutes, may file a written complaint.
Title VI Plan (Adopted 06-25-14)
Title VI Complaint Form – English (adopted 06-25-14)
Title VI Complaint Form – Spanish (adopted 06-25-14)
Limited English Proficiency Access Plan (LEP)
Limited English Proficiency Access Plan (Adopted 06-25-14)
Annual Report FY 2014/2015
FY 2014/2015 Annual Report
List of Priority Projects
Each year the TPO develops a draft list of priorities for the public to review and comment on. The TPO Board held a public hearing to solicit input before adopting the current List of Priority Projects at their June 22, 2016 meeting.
2016 Lists of Prioritized Projects (Adopted 6-22-16)
2015 Lists of Prioritized Projects (Adopted 6-24-15)
2014 Lists of Prioritized Projects (Adopted 8-27-14)
TPO Employee Handbook
R2CTPO Employee Handbook
Federal-Aid Highway/Functional Classification
The functional classification is directly tied to the Federal-aid Highway System and to eligibility for Surface Transportation Program (STP) funds and other federal highway funding. Federal Aid Roads are those on the National Highway System (NHS) or functionally classified as Urban Collector/Rural Major Collector, or higher. They are eligible for STP funds from the Federal Highway Administration. Please note that all information on these maps is subject to verification with the Florida Department of Transportation and FHWA. Refer to the FDOT websites below.
Functional Classification Handbook
Florida Federal Aid System
FY 2015-16 River to Sea TPO Independent Audit Report
R2CTPO Purchasing Manual Approved by TPO Board August 27, 2014
Transportation Impact Analysis Guidelines
The TPO adopted the Transportation Impact Analysis (TIA) Guidelines. With the adoption of this methodology, the TPO is continuing to move forward in cooperation with the Florida Department of Transportation, Volusia and Flagler countys, and local municipalities to pursue efforts to identify and develop consistent standards related to transportation impacts of proposed development.
Intergovernmental Coordination Process
On January 27, 2009, the TPO adopted the Intergovernmental Coordination Process. This process is geared to help provide a coordinated and consistent process for review of development projects that may significantly affect the transportation systems in other jurisdictions.
Intergovernmental Coordination Process (approved Jan 27, 2009)
Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is an intermediate range planning document that reflects the transportation expenditures that are planned to be spent over the next five-years. Project details are provided, such as, project description, cost, funding source, and funding year. The TIP contains information on a wide array of transportation projects including aviation, bicycle facilities, planning studies, road improvements and transit, among others.
FY 2016/17 – FY 2020/21 TIP (Adopted June 22, 2016)
FY 2015/16 – FY 2019/20 TIP (Amended May 27, 2016)
Transit Development Plan
The Transit Development Plan (TDP) is a five-year planning document that provides an overall assessment of the transit needs throughout Volusia County. The TDP also outlines Votran’s vision for public transportation in our community and establishes transit goals that are integrated with other adopted plans such as the Long Range Transportation Plan and local comprehensive plans.
Votran Transit Development Plan
Transit Development Design Guidelines
This document presents a comprehensive set of development design standards that will provide for the integration of transit service into developing and redeveloping areas. The design standards will be useful as a guide to the public, elected officials, planners, developers, engineers, architects and others involved in the planning, design, review and approval of land development projects.
Votran Transit Development Design Guidelines_(adopted 6-22-16)
Unified Planning Work Program
The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) describes the planning tasks to be undertaken by the TPO during the upcoming fiscal year and, in some cases, tracks the continuation of projects carried over from previous years. The UPWP contains the associated costs and agency involvement required for successfully completing each task.
Adopted FY 2016_17 and FY 2017_18 UPWP (Amended 2-22-17)
2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)
2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) (modified-5-12-16)