Mercer County Metropolitan
Planning Organization (MPO)
The SVATS MPO is a federally
mandated organization responsible for transportation related issues in Mercer
County. Professional staff members of the Mercer County Regional Planning
Commission run the daily business of the MPO. The
SVATS MPO currently consists of 25 members.
The SVATS MPO is made up of two
committees the Coordinating and the Technical. The Coordinating committee is
responsible for insuring the maintenance of planning eligibility for state and
federal grants and the maintenance of both the LRP and TIP. The Coordinating
Committee is made up of twenty-five voting members (including 2 from PENN DOT),
Farrell, Hermitage, Sharon, Clark, Grove City, West Middlesex, Wheatland,
Sharpsville, Findley, Liberty, Pine, Shenango, South Pymatuning, Springfield,
Wilmington, Wolf Creek, Greenville, Jefferson, Hempfield, Mercer, Pymatuning, Mercer County and the Mercer County
Regional Council of Governments.
The Technical committee has the
duty to study and report on technical aspects as directed by the Coordinating
Committee and to initiate studies and recommendations on technical aspects in
pursuance of the objectives of the UPWP. The Technical Committee is made up of
twelve voting members; PENN DOT (2), Farrell, Hermitage, Sharon, Greenville,
Grove City, Sharpsville, Township Association, Mercer County Regional Planning
Commission (2) and the Mercer County Regional Council of Governments.
The MPO deals in all modes of
transportation, one key mode being transit. The SVATS MPO works closely with
the major transit providers for the County. The two major providers are the
Shenango Valley Shuttle Service (SVSS) and Mercer County Community Transit (MCCT).
The SVSS runs several routes providing fixed route service to the Shenango
Valley. The MCCT provides on demand service to all areas of Mercer County.
- Metropolitan Planning Organization 2012
Notice is hereby given that the Coordinating/Technical
Committees of the Shenango Valley Area Transportation Study (SVATS) will
hold regular meetings for the year 2012 on the following days:
Tuesday, February 14; Tuesday, May 15; Tuesday, July 17; and Tuesday,
November 13. All meetings begin
at 10:30 a.m. and will be held in the conference room of the Mercer County
Regional Planning Commission, 2491 Highland Road, Hermitage,
Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is responsible for the planning and
programming of all transportation projects that receive federal funding
within Mercer County.
Participation by the public is encouraged.
The SVATS MPO is committed to compliance with the nondiscrimination
requirements of applicable civil rights statutes, executive orders,
regulations and policies. The meeting
location is accessible to persons with disabilities.
When advance notification of one week prior to each particular
meeting is given, accommodations may be provided for those with special
needs related to language, sight or hearing.
If you have a request for a special need, wish to file a complaint or
desire additional information, please contact Matt Stewart, Senior Planner,
MCRPC at 724-981-2412 or
2003 Meetings Minutes
2002 Meeting Minutes
County Regional Planning Commission
2491 Highland Road, Hermitage, PA 16148
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