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CRPC Sring/Summer 2015 Newsletter

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the CRPC newsletter! Plenty of work is going on at the Capital Region Planning Commission, so we want our members to have up-to-date information. It is vital we all grow together in moving the region forward. To that end, please read and feel free to comment on this issue! We are here to serve you, and look forward to hearing your thoughts on our progress.

CRPC Newsletter Spring/Summer 2015

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 5, 12 2015 - TAC and TPC Meetings
The Baton Rouge, LA. Urbanized Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 and Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 1:30 P.M. at the BREC Commission Chambers, Room 1800, 6201 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA.

Meetings documents for Public Review will follow soon

Public Notice and Final Program of Projects

Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) FY 2016 Draft)

BREC Commission Chambers, 6201 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA

New TAC TPC Location

ADA Notice: CRPC meetings are conducted in accessible locations and provision can be made for those persons of limited English proficiency. For special accommodations for this meeting, please contact Title VI/ADA/LEP Coordinator via phone 225-383-5203 at least one week in advance.

The Baton Rouge Regional ITS Architecture is a roadmap for transportation systems integration within the Baton Rouge area. The architecture for the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Planning Area was developed by Stantec under contract with LADOTD through a cooperative effort by the region's transportation agencies, covering diverse modes and all major roads in the region. A draft version of the document is available at the link below for public review and feedback.

Regional ITS Architecture (Draft Version)

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area Commuter Survey

The Capital Region Planning Commission is working on identifying ways to reduce traffic congestion and your input will help determine our course of action.

Please take a few moments to fill out this brief survey either by clicking on the image on the left or the link below.

Commuter Survey

Baton Rouge Area Clean Air Action Report

The Clean Air Action Report for the Baton Rouge area has been prepared as a joint effort by the Baton Rouge Clean Air Coalition (BRCAC), the Capital Region Planning Commission (CRPC), and Louisiana Clean Fuels (LCF). The three organizations have been formally recognized by EPA as representatives for the Baton Rouge area in the EPA's Advance Program, which is a collaborative effort between EPA, states, tribes, and local governments. The program encourages expeditious emission reductions in ozone and fine particle (PM2.5) attainment areas to help these areas continue to meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

Final Advance Report

Draft Enterprise Zone Maps 2010

The draft 2010 Louisiana Economic Development (LED) designated Enterprise Zone maps can be downloaded by clicking on the link below.


East Baton Rouge

East Feliciana



Pointe Coupee

St. Helena



West Baton Rouge

West Feliciana

For more information, please contact the CRPC at (225) 383-5203.

The Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) helps determine how federal and regional funds are spent within the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area. The Transportation Policy Committee approved the staged projects of the MTP 2037 on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 contingent upon the passing and approval of air quality conformity analysis. The air quality conformity analysis resulted in a positive conformity finding and the conformity document was approved by the policy committee on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. The final MTP2037 and the air quality conformtiy documents were transmitted to FHWA and EPA on Friday, July 12, 2013 for their review and approval. Both FHWA and EPA certified that the Baton Rouge MTP 2037 and the Transportation Improvement Program (2013 - 2016) meets all the requirements for making a joint conformity determination under the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Transportation Plan 2037

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Transportation Plan 2037 Brochure

MTP2037 Air Quality Conformity Analysis

MTP2037 Air Quality Conformity Analysis (Short Version)

For more information, please contact the CRPC at (225) 383-5203.

BTR Non Attainment Area
Air Quality Index

Baton Rouge Non-Attainment Area
Ozone Season Awareness Guide

Additional Links:

Louisiana Public Agency (LPA) Manual

The purpose of the Local Public Agency (LPA) Manual is to familiarize the public agencies with the programs that are available to them through the DOTD for local transportation and public works projects. It is also intended to help Louisiana's public agencies fulfill the requirements of planning, environmental clearance, design, right-of-way purchase, construction and maintenance of transportation facilities using state or federal funds.


LPA Maunal Download Link (PDF)

Public Involvement

CRPC encourages Citizens to involve in the review and development of its transportation plans that reflect the needs of the region while meeting federal air quality standards.

Public Participation Plan (Adopted 10/25/2011)

Southeast Louisiana
Disaster Evacuation Guide

Local Weather

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