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Description and Purpose

The Public Participation Plan (PPP) outlines the process used to share and receive information from the Ames community. The plan has been developed to meet requirements set forth in 23 CFR 450, to "... provide complete information, timely public notice, full public access to key decisions, and support early and continuing involvement of the public in developing plans and Transportation Improvement Programs..."

The Ames Area MPO is committed to:

  • supplying timely, complete information;
  • providing public access to the decision making process; and
  • ongoing public involvement throughout the transportation planning process

Public Participation Plan (pdf)

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